Balance & Vestibular Rehab

Balance and dizziness problems have many possible causes such as inner ear dysfunction, muscle imbalances, loss of sensation, neurological impairments, medication interactions, or blood pressure instability. Here at APEX, we will perform a complex evaluation of your symptoms to determine if physical therapy is the appropriate treatment for you.

balance & vestibular rehabBalance and Dizziness issues can cause of variety of symptoms including:

  • A lightheaded or spinning sensation when changing positions such as lying down in bed or tilting your head back
  • A feeling of being off-balance while walking
  • A feeling of ear fullness or changes in hearing
  • Decreased activity levels due to fear of the onset of dizziness
  • The lack of head and trunk movement to avoid provocation of symptoms
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Nausea and/or vomiting
  • Falls

Any one or more of these symptoms can have a serious impact on your life and may limit your ability to perform your daily home, work, or recreational activity. Here at APEX Physical Therapy, we have a Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist who has taken advanced courses in the evaluation and treatment of balance and dizziness disorders. His goal is to figure out the cause of your dizziness or balance issue and fix the problem, not treat the symptom.

Treatment of balance and dizziness disorders are safe and painless, but may provoke a degree of dizziness in order to resolve your symptoms. Some dizziness conditions, such as Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, can be successfully treated in as little as one visit.

Our goal is to successful resolve your symptoms to allow you to return to all your favorite activities. Please call us here at APEX Physical Therapy if you have any questions regarding our program.