Who is appropriate?
- History of falls
- Problem with impaired strength, vision, or sensation (e.g. peripheral neuropathy)
- Neurologic disorders (Parkinson's, stroke, multiple sclerosis)
- Dizziness, light headedness
What occurs during a balance evaluation?
We will conduct a complete evaluation of your musculoskeletal, neurological, and balance system. We will analyze three primary systems (visual, sensation, and vestibular) that contribute to balance.
What does our program consist of?
- Therapeutic exercises
- Balance exercises on multiple surfaces
- Muscle re-training
- Balance and gait training
- Manual repositioning techniques to treat vertigo
- Brandt-Daroff exercises
- Canalith repositioning maneuvers
What is vestibular rehabilitation?
Vestibular rehabilitation is a unique program that is designed to reduce dizziness, improve balance, and improve the general quality of life in patients with vestibular dysfunction. During a vestibular evaluation, dizziness that is evoked will help us determine the most appropriate intervention.
Conditions we see for vestibular rehabilitation:
- Balance dysfunction
- Cervical vertigo syndrome (disequilibrium)
- Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo or BPPV ("Ear Crystals")