Vestibular rehabilitation involves the evaluation and treatment of impairments involving the vestibular system which is located in the inner ear. Common symptoms of vestibular disorders include: vertigo, dizziness, balance problems, falls, visual disturbance, nausea, vomiting, lack of concentration and fatigue. The evidence shows that vestibular rehabilitation therapy can be a very effective treatment to address these symptoms. Specific exercises can help to reduce vertigo and dizziness, improve balance and reduce falls.
Here are some examples of vestibular disorders than can be treated with vestibular rehabilitation therapy.
- Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
- Vestibular Neuritis
- Vestibular hypofunction
- Age related dizziness and imbalance
- Cervicogenic dizziness
- Vestibular migraine
Balance and Mobility Therapy offers highly skilled therapists, including a Certified Vestibular Specialist (Melissa Miller, MPT | Board Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therpay, Certified Vestibular Therapist), that will help you identify the issue and prescribe the necessary exercises or maneuvers to get the root of the problem.