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Who is appropriate?

  • History of falls
  • Vertigo
  • 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")