Vertigo & Vestibular Rehabilitation

Each year, millions of people in the U.S. alone develop vertigo, the sensation that you or your surroundings are spinning. It can be quite debilitating and may increase your risks of falling.  If you have been diagnosed with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) your physical therapists can help!   This inner ear problem affects your whole body but you can be moved through a specific series of movements to help alleviate the symptoms.

In physical therapy, our most basic obligation is to medically screen you and make sure that you are being treated in the right place. Physical therapists are trained to identify red flags that would require further medical assessment. If we cannot help you, we will refer you to the proper place. Physical therapists are also trained to help you find the root cause of your condition and to help you resolve your issue without medication or surgery whenever possible.

Your physical therapist can help you address Vertigo and the functional difficulties related to it. Some of the related symptoms we can help are;

Your physical therapist will perform a thorough examination and will work with you to develop your goals for treatment and a physical therapy plan to help you achieve those goals.

We can help you regain your balance, call us to get an evaluation and treatment. Our physical therapists are licensed, experienced and committed to seeing you restored to better health.

 

SOURCES & FURTHER READING:

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vertigo/symptoms-causes/syc-20370055

https://www.moveforwardpt.com/SymptomsConditionsDetail.aspx?cid=8faba487-14c0-482e-9280-c655e1776ebe

https://www.moveforwardpt.com/SymptomsConditionsDetail.aspx?cid=52822493-32f3-4d4c-8c56-8e18c41b2f85