Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based program with the goal to improve balance and reduce dizziness. Patients who are typically referred for vestibular rehabilitation therapy are those diagnosed with dizziness, imbalance, vertigo, Meniere's syndrome, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), neck-related dizziness and migraines. Other candidates are patients who have had a stroke or brain injury or who frequently fall. Physical Therapists at Capital Regional Medical Center are qualified to practice balance and vestibular rehabilitation.
Expected vestibular rehabilitation outcomes include:
- Decreased fall risk
- Improved balance
- Decreased dizziness
- Increased body strength
- Improved ability to stabilize vision
- Improved neck motion, reduced symptoms
- Return to prior level of movement/function
- Increase in confidence in ability to maintain balance
To learn more about Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation at Capital Regional Medical Center call (850) 325-5269.