Vestibular/Dizziness Rehabilitation

Suddenly becoming dizzy for no apparent reason can be frightening, but ProActive can help with our advanced physiotherapy equipment and treatment.

When Your World Feels Upside Down…

There are different types of vestibular disorders, with variable patient presentation. Symptoms may be the result of BPPV (inner ear issues), lesions, infections, or other medical conditions. An assessment will determine whether your symptoms can be managed with vestibular rehabilitation. 

What is Vestibular Rehabilitation?

Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based program designed by a trained vestibular physical therapist to improve balance and reduce problems related to dizziness.

Vestibular rehabilitation is a field that has grown substantially in recent years, and has become a major component in the management of patients with dizziness/disequilibrium/vertigo, etc. An assessment will determine if you are a candidate for a vestibular rehab program, and if so, an individualized treatment plan can begin immediately. 

Primary Symptoms of Vestibular Disorders:

Signs and symptoms of vestibular disorders are varied and can include: 

• Dizziness 
• Vertigo (a sense of spinning) 
• Imbalance/ataxia 
• Nystagmus (uncontrolled eye movement)
• Poor gaze stability 

Your Questions About Vestibular Rehabilitation Answered:

What is causing my symptoms?

Vestibular issues can arise from many different factors including accident/injury, infections, aging, environmental factors, or complications from compromised vision.

What is vestibular rehabilitation?

Your personal course of treatment will be entirely dependent on your symptoms. Our advanced physiotherapy equipment for vestibular rehabilitation includes technology and techniques to isolate each possible cause, and then design a plan that will be unique to you.

Will my vestibular symptoms send me to the emergency room?

Feeling the world spinning around you is very disconcerting and can be indicative of many issues which may or may not include vestibular diseases. Always seek prompt medical attention as required, be that emergency care, a walk-in clinic, or your family physician if your symptoms are threatening your wellbeing. Vestibular rehabilitation takes place after a diagnosis so we can help improve your condition and reduce its future re-occurrences.

Will you accept direct billing for vestibular rehabilitation in Edmonton?

Yes. ProActive Physiotherapy works with most major benefit companies and offers convenient, direct billing.

How do I get the best vestibular rehabilitation in Edmonton?  

There is no need to suffer from vestibular issues when one of the best vestibular clinics in Edmonton is here to help. Call or book through our website and let us turn your world back around.