Rehabilitation Services

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular Rehabilitation and Balance Retraining Therapy is an exercise-based approach to decrease/eliminate symptoms of dizziness, imbalance, and nausea. With half of all falls in the elderly occurring due to vestibular dysfunction, vestibular rehabilitation can be an important component in prevention of trauma associated with falls. Dizziness and balance dysfunctions can significantly affect our daily function and safety.

Our philosophy to vestibular rehabilitation takes a personal and direct approach to appropriate diagnosis and treatment of specific deficits that may be contributing to dizziness/balance instability. Thorough assessment and close communication with doctors allow for quality and effective patient care. Vestibular rehabilitation and balance retraining therapy can be an integral part in restoration of normal functional mobility in people with dizziness/balance deficits.

Services Provided

  • Thorough assessment including Dix-Hallpike, Roll test, somatosensory exam, vision, biomechanical alignment, and vestibular-ocular reflex testing.
  • Differential diagnosis of central nerv- ous system dysfunction and vertebral artery insufficiency
  • Sensory and motor organization training
  • Oculomotor exercises
  • Canalith repositioning procedure/Epley maneuver
  • Semont or liberatory maneuver for cupulolithiasis
  • Exercises for vestibular-ocular reflex, cervical-ocular reflex, vestibular- spinal reflex, and otolith-ocular reflex
  • Brandt-Daroff exercises
  • Vestibular, visual, and somatosensory integration training
  • I've benefited in so many ways: improved my functionality, learned to re-educate my muscles "slowly", and continued to maintain a pro-active attitude by taking control of my healing.

    C.O. - CoPT Patient

  • I appreciate, very much, that you thoroughly explained the purpose of the exercises - it is more meaningful when doing the exercise, to know its purpose.

    C.C. - CoPT Patient

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