Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular rehabilitation involves the assessment and treatment of the inner ear and brain which control eye movements and balance. When the vestibular system is injured or damaged, the patient will experience a variety of symptoms such as nausea, dizziness and vertigo. Vestibular rehabilitation can be very effective in treating these symptoms.

Who would benefit from Vestibular Rehabilitation?

Anyone with the diagnosis of (including, but not limited to):

  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

  • Vestibular Neuritis

  • Labyrinthitis

  • Cervicogenic Dizziness

  • Concussion

What may happen during a vestibular assessment?

  • Interview with the patient about complaints, symptoms and any limitations

  • Cervical assessment

  • Oculomotor screen

  • Balance assessment

  • Vertigo/positional tests

What may happen during a vestibular treatment?

  • Patient education

  • Home exercise program

  • Balance exercises

  • Gaze stabilization exercises

  • Habituation exercises

  • Repositioning maneuvers

(Please note that all the above-listed points may or may not apply to you, based on the assessment findings).

If you have any questions regarding Vestibular Rehabilitation please contact the clinic.