Treatment for dizziness, vertigo, balance
Do you experience any of the following symptoms?
- Vertigo –do your surroundings appear to be moving or spinning?
- Do you have imbalance, clumsiness or difficulty walking?
- Brief episodes of dizziness or imbalance when moving quickly?
- An abnormal sensation of movement, rocking or floating?
- Difficulty keeping visual focus when driving or reading?
- Discomfort in busy environments such as stores, crowds or traffic?
- Motion sickness or nausea?
- Dizziness associated with fatigue and difficulty concentrating?
- Sensitivity to loud noises or certain visual patterns?
- Headaches or a feeling of fogginess in your head?
- Dizziness associated with concussion or whiplash injury?
- A history of falls, or fear of falling?
People that are limiting their functional mobility due to dizziness or fear of falling are at a greater risk of experiencing a fall. Balance and vestibular disorders can impact many aspects of an individual’s life, including physically, socially, emotionally, financially and vocationally.
Physical Therapy Can Help You:
- Eliminate or decrease complaints of dizziness and vertigo.
- Increase balance and stability.
- Increase overall activity level and safety.
- Decrease fear of falling.
We develop an individualized treatment plan to alleviate symptoms and restore function. Our treatment plans include a home exercise program and detailed patient education related to the specific condition.
Vestibular rehabilitation is associated with inner ear disorders, migraine, mild brain injury, or other various conditions. It begins with a thorough patient evaluation to develop a treatment plan unique to your needs and diagnosis. Your physical therapist will also teach you a special set of exercises targeting balance, posture, coordination, movement re-education, and compensatory strategies, in order increase independence, comfort, safety, mobility, and participation in daily living activities.