Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy

A Common Cause of dizzness is due to problems within the vestibular system located in the inner ear. The primary function of this system is to assist in maintaining balance. Our balance system depends on the inner ear, eyes and feet to tell the brain about the body's position. If the vestibular system is damaged, the result may be dizziness, nausea, poor balance or other symptoms.

Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy

Is a specific type of Physical Therapy designed to help the brain compensate for a loss in vestibular function. Specially designed exercieses will help:

  • Decrease dizziness, vertigo and nausea
  • Decrease jumpy vision
  • Improve balance
  • Decrease risk of falling
  • Return to previous activity levels

Who Can Benefit From Vestibular Therapy?

Those suffering from:

  • Dizziness with position changes such as looking up or lying on your side
  • Difficulty walking a straight path or making quick turns
  • Fear of walking in busy crowds
  • Poor balance or fear of falling