In today’s webisode a Pediatric Occupational Therapist explains to our viewers what the vestibular system is.
In This Video You Will Learn:
- What the foundation of the Vestibular System is
- What Receptors are
- How the Vestibular System relates to our bodies
Announcer: From Chicago’s leading experts in pediatrics to a worldwide
audience, this is Pediatric Therapy TV, where we provide experience and
innovation to maximize your child’s potential. Now your host, here’s Robyn.
Robyn: Hello, and welcome to Pediatric Therapy TV. I am your host,
Robyn Ackerman. Today I am sitting here with Dana Pais, a
Pediatric Occupational Therapist. Dana, can you explain to
everybody, what is the vestibular system?
Dana: The vestibular system is part of your nervous system and it’s
actually located in your inner ear. It is the foundation for the
sensation of gravity and it responds to changes in head
position, and it also contributes to balance and equilibrium.
There are two vestibular receptors. One responds to gravity and
the other responds to movement. The interaction of these two
receptors tells us where our body is in space and how our body
Robyn: Thank you so much for explaining that, and thank you to our
viewers. And remember, keep on blossoming.
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