Otoneurology establishes an interface between the senses (especially eyes and ears) and their connection to the brain. Otoneurology is mainly used to diagnose vertigo and impaired balance.

Frequently, whiplash patients are sent there to clarify whether a Barré-Lieou syndrome is present or not.

They are able to detect in which area the problem is by checking all levels between the eyes and the brainstem, for example.