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The Science

Vestibular stimulation is commonly defined as the input that the human body receives when it experiences movement or gravity.

While the history of research in the vestibular system began over 400 years ago (4), recent studies revealing the magnitude and importance of vestibular contributions to systems throughout the human body have fueled a resurgence in the research and application of vestibular stimulation.

New Data, New Applications, New Potential.
Studies crossing multiple disciplines continue to supplement our knowledge and understanding of the vestibular system. Once believed to be associated only with balance, recent scientific studies demonstrate that the vestibular system and the effects of vestibular stimulation have an impact on multiple systems throughout the human body.

As new research continues to uncover the widespread benefits of vestibular stimulation, new applications are being identified as effective and non-invasive treatments for an increasing number of conditions.

Vestibular stimulation is shown to have an impact on dizziness and balance disorders (1, 6, 14, 36, 37), sensorimotor systems (20, 23, 27, 37), cerebral palsy (24, 35), concussion and TBI (1, 5, 7, 9, 14, 22), PTSD (3, 11, 12, 22), Parkinson's disease (34, 36, 37), developmental and learning disabilities (2, 8, 10, 12, 15, 19, 20, 21, 23, 31), endocrine disorders (18, 19, 25, 27, 28, 33), mental health issues (10, 11, 12, 17, 22, 23, 26), cardiovascular and circulatory function (16, 25, 26, 32, 40), sleep disorders (25, 27), the nervous system (5, 12, 16, 20, 41), as well as stress and emotional stability (3, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 20, 22, 26, 27, 29, 33).

While studies reveal the broad potential of vestibular stimulation, practical applications in clinical settings have been slow to emerge. This has been due in large part because equipment capable of delivering the power, precision, and control needed for clinical applications did not exist.

A Better Delivery System
Research points to a demonstrated need for a better and more effective way to deliver vestibular stimulation.

GyroStim’s advanced technology meets this need. It provides clinicians, trainers, and researchers with a tool capable of delivering vestibular stimulation with the power, precision, and controllable intensities needed to further practical applications of vestibular stimulation today, and to support research well into the future.


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