If disease or injury damages your inner ear or brain, you may have a vestibular disorders. The vestibular system includes the parts of the inner ear and brain that help control balance and eye movements. The most common symptoms of vestibular disorders are:
Difficulty focusing the eyes during head movements
Unsteadiness or imbalance
Vertigo (spinning sensation)
During your appointment in Barron, you will be evaluated for vestibular impairments. Diagnoses that can be treated by vestibular rehabilitation include:
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
Unilateral vestibular hypo-function or loss (primarily as a result of labyrinthitis, vestibular neuritis or acoustic neuroma)
Bilateral vestibular hypofunction or loss
Central vestibular pathologies (primarily as a result of stroke or head injury)
We also offer treatment for poor balance and unsteadiness not directly related to vestibular impairments.
Vestibular and balance rehabilitation is an effective, noninvasive way to manage and treat these common diagnoses and complaints to provide complete relief or a decrease in symptoms, as well as improved functional mobility.