Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A balance disorder is a disturbance that causes an individual to feel unsteady, giddy, woozy, or have a sensation of movement, spinning, or floating. Balance is the result of several body systems working together. The eyes, ears and the body's sense of where it is in space need to be intact. The brain, which compiles this information, needs to be functioning normally.