Covent Garden Vestibular Rehabilitation
Vestibular Rehabilitation is effective in reducing dizziness and vertigo and associated falls and improving quality of life in people with disorders involving balance mechanisms.
What causes dizziness?
The most common form of dizziness and balance disorder is BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) a disorder of the inner ear resulting in intense dizziness on certain head movements.
Other causes include side effects from medication or alcohol,brain disorders such as stroke,concussion or cerebellar degeneration,cardiac problems and anxiety.
A management plan to treat vestibular rehabilitation may include:
- Specific techniques to reposition fragments in the inner ear which causes dizziness in (BPPV)
- Exercise to improve standing balance and walking
- Eye and head movement exercises
- Education and advice to improve confidence and function and advice on falls reduction and prevention.
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