It can recur in old brain injuries. Loss
of balance can be also due to inner ear problem, Meniere’s disease, diabetes
with peripheral sensory neuropathy, Parkinson’s disease, affect of certain medications, past head injuries, loss of foot’s perceptions and sensibilities, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), joint weakness etc.
Even if you have no pain in the ear or apparent infection, wax in the ear, internal ear infection or labrynthitis can cause balance problems.