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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