Vertigo and Vestibular Rehabilitation

Physical therapy improves quality of life by minimizing or eliminating symptoms of dizziness through head positioning activities, head and eye movement activities to retrain the vestibular system, improving balance, and education regarding self treatment of symptoms.

Common causes of dizziness include:
  • Inner ear dysfunction
  • Low blood pressure
  • Medications
  • Migraines and neck pain
  • Dysfunctions of the brain
Vestibular rehabilitation helps in the treatment of:
  • BPPV
  • Dizziness coming from the neck
  • Post-concussion syndrome
  • Vestibular migraines
  • Vestibular neuritis
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Vestibular Schwannoma

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause of dizziness and can be treated in as few as 1 visit in most cases. Symptoms of BPPV include:

  • Short but extremely intense dizziness episodes that occur depending on your head position
  • A feeling that your surroundings are spinning
  • A loss of balance
  • Nausea and vomiting