Dizziness and Fall Prevention

Dizziness & Fall Prevention

Physical Therapy can be beneficial in addressing vestibular problems, which are disorders related to the inner ear and the body’s sense of balance. Vestibular rehabilitation, a specialized form of physical therapy, is designed to improve symptoms such as dizziness, imbalance, and vertigo.

Vestibular Therapy

A specialized form of physical therapy that focuses on the treatment of disorders related to the vestibular system. Some common treatments could include, oculomotor exercises, balance exercises, strength training, and canalith repositioning.

Signs and symptoms that you might be suffering from vestibular disturbances:

  • Dizziness
  • A sense that you or your surroundings are spinning or moving (vertigo)
  • Light-headedness
  • Unsteadiness
  • A loss of balance
  • Blurred vision associated with the sensation of vertigo
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

If these symptoms are affecting your daily activities like driving, dressing, changing body positions, showering, walking; physical therapy may be right for you!

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