What are the 2 most-used reflexes examined in patients with dizziness, vertigo, and imbalance?

Updated: Mar 13, 2017
  • Author: Hesham M Samy, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Robert A Egan, MD  more...
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The vestibular part of the physical examination focuses on examining primarily the 2 most-used reflexes:

  • Vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR)

  • Vestibulospinal reflex (VSR)


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