Pysical Therapy For Vertigo And Dizziness

Physical Therapy For Vertigo

Vertigo is a spinning sensation that typically occurs because of problems between the visual tracking and balance systems in the inner ear.

Dizziness can be caused by a variety of conditions, but typically occurs from poor perception in the joints / muscles combined with visual tracking problems and inner ear coordination with your vestibular system. When the brain receives all these mixed signals, it becomes confused and dizziness occurs.

Physical Therapy For Dizziness

Physical therapy plays a crucial role in helping dizziness and vertigo, by performing several key treatments. Physical therapists can help you feel more in control and in some cases can achieve instant results with specialized procedures. In other cases, balance and coordination training diminish the symptoms and allow you to move without dizziness or vertigo.

Our expert physical therapists have years of training in movement and balance analysis. We evaluate your leg strength, movement, balance reflexes and much more to determine exactly where your balance problem lies. Our physical therapist then formulate a complete treatment plan that will improve your balance and train you on what you can do to maintain the improvement.

Sympoms Of Vertigo And Treatment  

Sitting down right away and rising slowly when getting up may help relieve vertigo. To improve balance, using a cane may also help.
SEEKING MEDICAL CARE
See a doctor immediately if you
Develop a fever
Have vision problems, hearing loss, or difficulty speaking
Feel weakness or numbness in your arm or leg
Fall or have difficulty walking
Get a new headache
 
Make an appointment to see a doctor if you
Feel your vertigo is getting worse
Can’t perform daily tasks

Contact us at Southfield & Clinton Township , MI centers for a free balance and fall prevention screening with one of our physical Therapists!!

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