The Balance Evaluation Systems Test (BESTest) is a 36-item test that assesses 6 components of postural control. Two shortened versions of the test have been validated for clinical use, the Mini-BESTest (14 items) and the Brief BESTest (6 items). This module provides an overview of these tests and demonstrates key items from each. Score interpretation is provided.
Section 1: Skill Builder: The Brief and Mini Best Tests
Demonstration – Mini Best
Demonstration – Brief Best
Interpretation of Results
Kristen graduated from Springfield College in 2012 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She completed an Orthopedic and Manual Therapy Residency through Evidence in Motion in 2014. She has worked primarily in the outpatient orthopedic setting and her clinical experience includes the treatment of patients with vestibular disorders, post-concussion syndrome, complex hypermobility disorders, and a wide variety of orthopedic conditions. Disclosure: Kristen Wulfing, PT, DPT discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as Collecting Speakers Fees All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
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