Vestibular Therapy

Patient tossing ball for therapyThe vestibular therapy program at Northeast Rehab provides therapy to individuals with any number of conditions, including vertigo, dizziness and BPPV. Our certified vestibular therapists provide a comprehensive evaluation to assess vestibular and balance problems. This information is then used to develop a specific plan of care to aid in the recovery from what can often be debilitating symptoms. The goal of vestibular therapy is to identify the specific cause of your symptoms and provide individualized treatments aimed at relieving them.

Symptoms that are successfully treated with vestibular therapy:

  • Vertigo
  • Dizziness
  • Balance deficits
  • Unsteady walking or standing
  • Blurred vision/Headaches
  • Motion sensitivity
  • Positional sensitivity
  • Lower extremity weakness
  • Lightheadedness

Specific Conditions that we treat with vestibular therapy:

  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
  • Disequilibrium
  • Neuronitis/Labrynthitis
  • Traumatic brain injury/concussion
  • Stroke
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Cerebellar disease
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Oscillopsia
  • Meniere’s Disease
  • Migraine Associated Dizziness

Benefits from vestibular therapy:

  • Fall prevention
  • Improved balance/equilibrium reactions
  • Improved trunk/leg strength and flexibility
  • Improved ability to focus vision during movement
  • Enhanced position sense and motor control
  • Improved dynamic postural stability
  • Improved functional ambulation
  • Enhanced social and emotional well-being

If you’ve been suffering from bouts of vertigo or dizziness, to learn more about the vestibular therapy program at Northeast Rehab, or to make an appointment with one of our vestibular therapists, please contact our scheduling department at 888-950-9939.

Helpful Links

Vestibular Disorder Association (VeDA)
Inclusive community that provides valuable resources and information for for individuals affected by vestibular (inner ear and brain balance) disorders.