Neurophysiological Investigation of the Relation Between Vestibular Activation and Cervicospinal Reflex

  • M. Osio
  • L. Brunati
  • G. Abello
  • A. Mangoni
Conference paper


Bending the neck and turning the head respecting to the body cause the stimulation of the cervical proprioceptors. This kind of receptors activate a pathway projecting to the vestibular nuclei.


Tibial Nerve Vestibular Nucleus Neck Muscle Trapezius Muscle Paraspinal Muscle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Osio
    • 1
  • L. Brunati
    • 2
  • G. Abello
    • 3
  • A. Mangoni
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinica NeurologicaI Università di MilanoItaly
  2. 2.Fondazione Pro JuventuteDon Carlo GnocchiMilanItaly
  3. 3.Fondazione Pro Juventute, Don Carlo GnocchiPolitecnico di MilanoItaly

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