Vestibular Physiotherapy in Weston conducts programs for those who are suffering from dizziness, vertigo, spinning, and off-balance sensation. Our physiotherapists helps to improve symptoms related to many vestibular (inner ear/balance) disorders. It is also effective in managing post-concussion symptoms.
It is a specialized form of therapy that encourages the central nervous system to compensate for the inner ear deficit that may be causing dizziness or problems with balance.
Vestibular Physiotherapy in Weston plans a treatment which comprises of head, body and eye exercises that retrain the brain to recognize and process signals from the vestibular system, and coordinate them with information provided by our sensory system.
Vestibular Physiotherapy in Weston
Vestibular Physiotherapy in Weston aims to desensitize the balance system to movements that provoke symptoms, and increase home-based activities and exercise in order to strengthen muscles, regain confidence and improve overall fitness. We will complete a thorough assessment that includes:
- Observing and measuring posture, balance, gait, and noting any compensatory strategies
- Eye-head coordination tests
- Screening of the cervical spine
- Questionnaires measuring the frequency and severity of symptoms and associated lifestyle changes.
Our personalized treatment plans typically include Vestibular (inner ear) therapy, balance training, specialized therapeutic exercises, fall prevention coaching, and guidance on home safety practices.