If you are experiencing dizziness, it can be overwhelming, frustrating and debilitating at times. Many people end up seeing multiple physicians and scheduling tests upon tests, which many times come out negative or inconclusive. There are Physical Therapy clinics who specialize in treating balance and dizziness disorders and have certified Vestibular Physical Therapists on staff. Some of these clinics feature advanced testing for balance, inner ear and neurological dysfunction and may include an Audiologist who is an integral part of their team. Besides making a visit to your family doctor or ENT, Vestibular Rehabilitation is great avenue to start receiving help and in the long run can be cost efficient. Who wants to pay for multiple tests that aren’t specific to your problem? When looking for a physical therapist who claims to treat vertigo or other balance conditions, ask them what, and how much, vestibular training they’ve received. Also inquire about sophisticated testing and treatment equipment such as; Computerized Dynamic Posturography (CDP) with Virtual Reality, Videonystagmography (VNG), Video Head Impulse Test (vHIT), an Overhead Safety Harness System, TRAZER, and possibly even a Terrain Room to treat you in a real life environments. By using their skill and education, and the above mentioned equipment, a properly trained Vestibular physical therapist is able to provide relief for Vertigo sufferers and improve Balance.
There are clinics who advertise vestibular rehab, but may not have these cutting edge tests and treatments or have properly trained Physical Therapists. You want to receive the most successful help to identify the problem and have targeted physical therapy to correct it. All of the testing & treatment options in this blog can be your best chance for recovery. If you are too sick or dizzy, do yourself a favor and have a friend do a little research on Google or other search engines to check out your local Physical Therapy clinics or ask your Physician or other healthcare providers involved with your care for a referral. You can also check out the Vestibular Disorders Association’s website at www.vestibular.org for more resources.
According to research, the brain and inner ear work best for compensation or recovery in the first few months after a vestibular deficit occurs, so don’t wait get the help you need!
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— Nancy B.
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— Gregory E.
“Since starting therapy I am sleeping better, less headaches and an overwhelming feeling of energy again. I was going through a depression due to headaches and neck pain. When I first started my therapy at Fyzical, with Amy’s help I finally understand what was the cause of the headaches. The entire staff were so helpful and patient with me. I would recommend Fyzical to my friends needing physical therapy."
— Judy K
“I highly recommend Krysta @ FYZICAL. After my surgery I thought I would go to PT a couple times & figure out what I could do at home to get back to normal. I was wrong. Krysta helped me to get my range of motion back and helped my big scar disappear. It was easy to schedule appointments. "
— Amy J.
“Riley was diagnosed with torticollis at 1 month old. He is a twin and the tight quarters only favored looking one direction so much he developed a knot in his neck muscle that was very visible as well as a flat spot on the side of his head. With PT it has made a huge difference in his behavior and interaction! By starting right away when we were diagnosed and working a lot with him at home it only took about 5 months and his back to normal with his head control and development. Krysta gave us stretches and exercises that were easy to do throughout the day with a busy house of 3 kids."
— Riley B.
“When I first came in I was so Dizzy I wasn’t able to walk straight and was so bad I was also having trouble sleeping. After the first treatment I was better. The staff has been wonderful and has been very concerned with my wellbeing. I’m a true success story!
— Mona R.
“When I first started at Fyzical I was recovering from fractured tibia. I was using a walker after having been in a wheelchair for about 3 months. I was able to graduate to a cane and now an able to go without the cane around the house or short distances. I only use the cane when walking longer distances. The staff at Fyzical are all very caring and professional. They are friendly and encouraging."
— Diane B.
“When I first went to therapy my foot hurt so bad I could barely walk on it. This limited the things I could so and made my job at work difficult to do. After six weeks of therapy I am able to walk with little to no pain. Thank to Everyone at Fyzical."
— James M.
“Initially I came in basically unable to walk. I could not put any weight on my left leg at all. After approximately 7-8 visits I was back to playing basketball. The staff was nice and friendly. They were absolutely amazing."
— Christian S
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