Most people will experience dizziness at some point in their lives. Dizziness can occur at any age but is most common in older adults. It could be a sign of a serious medical condition, so you should always discuss your symptoms with your primary care provider.
Often, dizziness is a result of a vestibular disorder. The vestibular system is a part of the inner ear that helps to control balance. Problems with this system could cause you to be dizzy, lightheaded or woozy, or you may experience a spinning sensation known as vertigo. This dizziness can be effectively treated with vestibular therapy.
Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based therapy program that stimulates the body’s natural ability to compensate for balance problems. Certain exercises strengthen this ability, and with a focused exercise routine, patients can improve their balance.
Common causes of dizziness or vertigo include:
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Our physical therapists are specially trained to treat balance problems and dizziness related to these conditions. A comprehensive evaluation will be completed to determine the most appropriate treatment that may include:
If you have experienced any of the following ask your physician for a referral to the vestibular rehabilitation program at The Cary Grossman Health & Wellness Center.
A written referral or prescription from a physician is required. Most types of insurance are accepted and will cover vestibular therapy. To schedule an appointment, call 561-263-5775.