VESTIBULAR REHABILITATION

Balance and conception issues, vision disturbance or experience hearing changings? We can help! Vestibular Rehabilitation is an exercise-based treatment designed to promote vestibular adaptation and substitution. Goals are to enhance gaze stability, to enhance postural stability, to improve vertigo, and to improve activities of daily living.

Following an episode of vertigo or a concussion, the nervous systems may need to be re-trained so that all the messages going to the brain are synchronized. This is where a our Athletic Therapist can help! Often the vestibular system goes into a state of hypofunction, which can leave lingering symptoms such as dizziness, fatigue, vision issues and balance deficits. The body may be afraid of movement, especially a quick change in head position due to inadequate signals to the brain. Our Therapists can help to restore function and movement as well as give exercises to retrain the nervous system and restore the integration of the vestibular, proprioceptive, and vision systems.

Our Athletic Therapists can also perform various maneuvers to help diagnose and treat vertigo. These maneuvers help to move crystals in the inner ear, which helps to restore vestibular function.

CONDITIONS THAT BENEFIT FROM VESTIBULAR REHABILITATION:

  • Vertigo or Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)

  • Dizziness and/or balance issues

  • Post-concussion dizziness or vertigo

  • Headaches and/or migraines

  • Labrynthitis and vestibular neuritis

  • Meneire’s Disease