Helen Cohen

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vestibular disorders and impaired path integration along a linear trajectory
    H S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vestib Res 10:7-15. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and comorbid conditions
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 66:11-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of treatments for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo of the posterior canal
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Otol Neurotol 26:1034-40. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Disability and rehabilitation in the dizzy patient
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 19:49-54. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Obstacle avoidance in novel visual environments improved by variable practice training
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 101:853-61. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint An augmented liberatory maneuver for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo for patients who are difficult to move
    Helen S Cohen
    The Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:309-10. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Modified dynamic visual acuity tests after acoustic neuroma resection
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:825-8. 2007
  8. pmc Usefulness of some current balance tests for identifying individuals with disequilibrium due to vestibular impairments
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vestib Res 18:295-303. 2008
  9. doi request reprint International survey of vestibular rehabilitation therapists by the Barany Society Ad Hoc Committee on Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vestib Res 19:15-20. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Nystagmus parameters and subtypes of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:1019-23. 2010

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Vestibular disorders and impaired path integration along a linear trajectory
    H S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vestib Res 10:7-15. 2000
    ..Ataxia was only weakly correlated to any measures and tumor size was not related to performance. These findings support the hypothesis that vestibular input is used for spatial orientation during active motion...
  2. ncbi request reprint Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and comorbid conditions
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 66:11-5. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence of comorbid disease in patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) and the relationship of comorbid disease to symptoms of vertigo, disequilibrium, and anxiety...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of treatments for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo of the posterior canal
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Otol Neurotol 26:1034-40. 2005
    ..To determine which common, nonpharmacological, nonsurgical treatments are most effective for treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Disability and rehabilitation in the dizzy patient
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 19:49-54. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Obstacle avoidance in novel visual environments improved by variable practice training
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 101:853-61. 2005
    ..Constant practice was effective only if the subjects used the lens efficacious in training. Variable practice increases the likelihood of efficacious training when adaptive performance is required in a novel environment...
  6. ncbi request reprint An augmented liberatory maneuver for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo for patients who are difficult to move
    Helen S Cohen
    The Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:309-10. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Modified dynamic visual acuity tests after acoustic neuroma resection
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:825-8. 2007
    ..These findings may have practical implications for seating design and design of tasks requiring good visual acuity while seated...
  8. pmc Usefulness of some current balance tests for identifying individuals with disequilibrium due to vestibular impairments
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vestib Res 18:295-303. 2008
    ..These tests may also indicate the presence of sub-clinical balance problems in community-dwelling, asymptomatic adults...
  9. doi request reprint International survey of vestibular rehabilitation therapists by the Barany Society Ad Hoc Committee on Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vestib Res 19:15-20. 2009
    ..Therefore, the Committee recommends the development of international standards for education and practice in vestibular rehabilitation therapy...
  10. doi request reprint Nystagmus parameters and subtypes of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:1019-23. 2010
    ..Also, some patients may have clinical syndromes that include both canalithiasis and cupulolithiasis subtypes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Decreased ataxia and improved balance after vestibular rehabilitation
    Helen S Cohen
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:418-25. 2004
    ..To determine the effects of vestibular rehabilitation on gait ataxia and balance...
  12. ncbi request reprint Update on the status of rehabilitative countermeasures to ameliorate the effects of long-duration exposure to microgravity on vestibular and sensorimotor function
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vestib Res 13:405-9. 2003
    ..If we make a greater effort toward a coordinated, multidimensional approach, guided by rehabilitation concepts, we will be able to provide operational sensorimotor countermeasures when they are needed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increased independence and decreased vertigo after vestibular rehabilitation
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:60-70. 2003
    ..We sought to determine the effectiveness in decreasing some symptoms, such as vertigo, and increasing performance of daily life skills after vestibular rehabilitation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Improvements in path integration after vestibular rehabilitation
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vestib Res 12:47-51. 2002
    ..The data also suggest that vestibular rehabilitation, given as a simple home program, is associated with improvements in this skill...
  15. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting recovery after acoustic neuroma resection
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 122:841-50. 2002
    ..Most compensation occurs within 3 weeks, probably due to central mechanisms, although some measures may not recover completely...
  16. ncbi request reprint Development of the vestibular disorders activities of daily living scale
    H S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:881-7. 2000
    ..Existing scales of self-perceived disablement in patients with vestibular impairment either are too broad to detect the subtle deficits in this population or omit some important daily life tasks...
  17. ncbi request reprint Driving disability and dizziness
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    J Safety Res 34:361-9. 2003
    ..e., inner ear) disorders complain of difficulty driving. Physicians occasionally warn their patients with vestibular disorders not to drive. Few studies have asked patients about their driving performance, so little data are available...
  18. ncbi request reprint Treatment variations on the Epley maneuver for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
    Helen S Cohen
    Depatment of Otorhinolaryngology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 25:33-7. 2004
    ..To determine if using more head rotation during the Epley maneuver or specific posttreatment instructions for sleeping position would affect treatment effectiveness, compared with the usual maneuver without extra instructions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Side-lying as an alternative to the Dix-Hallpike test of the posterior canal
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Otol Neurotol 25:130-4. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if an alternative test, brisk side-lying with the nose turned 45 degrees away from the tested side, yields the same results as the Dix-Hallpike maneuver...
  20. ncbi request reprint Changes in a repetitive head movement task after vestibular rehabilitation
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Rehabil 18:125-31. 2004
    ..This study determined if performance on a purposeful activity improves after vestibular rehabilitation exercises, and if the speed of treatment exercises influences performance...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of sensorimotor adaptation training on functional mobility in older adults
    Regina R Buccello-Stout
    Division for Flight Analogs, Universities Space Research Association, NASA Johnson Space Center, 2101 NASA Parkway, Mail Code SK37, Houston, TX 77058, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P295-300. 2008
    ..This training effect was retained for 4 weeks. Exposure to perceptual-motor mismatch induced an adaptive training effect that improved balance and locomotor control in older adults...
  22. doi request reprint Locomotor function after long-duration space flight: effects and motor learning during recovery
    Ajitkumar P Mulavara
    Universities Space Research Association, 2101 NASA Parkway, SK B272, Houston, TX 77058, USA
    Exp Brain Res 202:649-59. 2010
    ..Further, this early motor learning appears to reinforce the adaptive realignment, facilitating re-adaptation to Earth's 1-g environment on return from space flight...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of normal aging on visuo-motor plasticity
    Carrie A Roller
    The Bobby R Alford Dept of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 23:117-23. 2002
    ..Further studies are underway examining variable practice training as a potential mechanism for enhancing this form of behavioral neural plasticity...
  24. pmc Improvement of obstacle avoidance on a compliant surface during transfer to a novel visual task after variable practice under unusual visual conditions
    Carrie A Roller
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 108:173-80. 2009
    ..Thus, performance in a novel visual environment on a compliant surface improved most with variable practice...
  25. pmc Canalith repositioning variations for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
    Helen S Cohen
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143:405-12. 2010
    ..To determine if variations in common treatments for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) affected efficacy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Does the method of sternocleidomastoid muscle activation affect the vestibular evoked myogenic potential response?
    Brandon Isaacson
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Center for Balance Disorders, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vestib Res 16:187-91. 2006
    ..The increased amplitude in the supine with head turned position can be directly attributed to increased tonic SCM EMG activity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Computerized posturography balance assessment of patients with bilateral ventralis intermedius nuclei deep brain stimulation
    William G Ondo
    Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Mov Disord 21:2243-7. 2006
    ..Falls lessened with activation in ET patients. Motor control testing was not changed. Bilateral Vim DBS activation mostly improved balance, but may modestly worsen other specific features...
  28. doi request reprint Positional vertigo in a Falls Service
    Joanna Lawson
    Falls and Syncope Service, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle, UK
    Age Ageing 37:585-9. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint Active head movements facilitate compensation for effects of prism displacement on dynamic gait
    Kim R Gottshall
    Department of Defense Spatial Orientation Center, Naval Medical Center San Diego, CA 92134, USA
    J Vestib Res 16:29-33. 2006
    ..Four groups, between-subjects study...
  30. ncbi request reprint Modeling locomotor dysfunction following spaceflight with Galvanic vestibular stimulation
    Steven T Moore
    Human Aerospace Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Exp Brain Res 174:647-59. 2006
    ..An ambulatory GVS system may prove a useful adjunct to the current pre-flight astronaut training regimen...
  31. ncbi request reprint Specialized knowledge and skills in adult vestibular rehabilitation for occupational therapy practice
    Helen S Cohen
    Am J Occup Ther 60:669-78. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Long-term monitoring of gait in Parkinson's disease
    Steven T Moore
    Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Gait Posture 26:200-7. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Influence of otolith input on bithermal caloric responses: re-analyses of the data of Coats and Smith
    Helen S Cohen
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:223-4. 2004

Research Grants21

  1. TREATMENTS FOR BENIGN PAROXYSMAL POSITIONAL VERTIGO
    Helen Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..4. Determine the influence of rhinosinusitis. A) Determine the prevalence of rhinosinusitis in patients with BPPV. B) Determine if the presence of rhinosinusitis affects severity of symptoms or response to treatment. ..
  2. Epidemiologic Research on Screening for Vestibular and Balance Disorders
    Helen S Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  3. MANAGEMENT OF ADAPTATION TO ALTERED SENSORIMOTOR STATES
    Helen Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  4. TREATMENTS FOR BENIGN PAROXYSMAL POSITIONAL VERTIGO
    Helen Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  5. Epidemiologic Research on Screening for Vestibular and Balance Disorders
    Helen Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....