Question: What sort of things do you need to know about proprioception to be able to help people with movement disorders?

  1. A lot is known about the information that is used for proprioception, but at the moment very little is know about how this information is combined by the brain. Learning this will give us a better understanding of how proprioception works in healthy people. Then we can look at people who have movement disorders and see which ones have something wrong with that part of proprioception. Once we know that we can move onto finding a therapy to help those people.