"Evidence has shown that vestibular rehabilitation can be effective in improving symptoms related to many vestibular disorders.
Symptoms due to vestibular disorders can diminish quality of life and impact all aspects of daily living. They also contribute to emotional problems such as anxiety and depression".
~ Vestibular Disorders Association
Vestibular Rehabilitation is a form of therapy used to assess and treat individuals experiencing vertigo, dizziness, gaze instability, falls and visual field deficits and balance impairments.
It utilizes specific exercises to restore the imbalance in the vestibular system in order to integrate information between your visual and vestibular systems.
Who can benefit from Vestibular Rehab
Vestibular Rehabilitation may be beneficial for individuals who have:
experience dizziness or vertigo
are post-concussive and experiencing feelings of dizziness or imbalance
whiplash accompanied by feelings of dizziness or imbalance
a diagnosis of BPPV, unilateral vestibular loss (UVL), bilateral vestibular loss (BVL), neuritis, labrynthitis, concussion, post-trauma (or post-concussion) vision syndrome
What to expect at your initial assessment
Your practitioner is trained in beginning and advanced courses of Vestibular Rehabilitation. Each assessment is 60mins in length and will involve the following:
A thorough client history
Completion of specific client intake forms/questionnaires
Physical Assessment that includes assessment with infrared goggles
Review of findings with your practitioner and discussion of plan moving forward