II. Indications

III. Technique

  1. Patient stands with feet together and eyes closed
  2. Arms are at patients side, or crossed against chest (some examiners perform with arms extended in front)

IV. Findings: Abnormal (Positive Romberg Test)

  1. Romberg Test is abnormal if the patient loses their balance with significant swaying or begining to fall to one side

V. Causes: Positive or Abnormal Romberg Test

VI. References

  1. Degowin and Degowin (1987) Bedside Diagnostic Exam, Macmillan Publishing, New York, p. 194

Images: Related links to external sites (from Bing)

Related Studies