Management of Motor Dysfunction: PDF OnlyA systems analysis of postural dyscontrol in traumatically brain-injured patientsShumway-Cook, Anne PhD, PT1; Olmscheid, Richard MD2 Author Information 1Director, Balance Disorders Program, Portland, Oregon 2Medical Director, Emanuel Rehabilitation Center, Portland, Oregon Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 5(4):p 51-62, December 1990. Buy Abstract While the presence of balance and locomotor deficits following traumatic brain injury is widely reported, few studies have examined the sensorimotor basis for these deficits. This article discusses components of postural dyscontrol underlying balance deficits and constraints on recovering balance following traumatic brain injury. © Williams & Wilkins 1990. All Rights Reserved.