WJMC - West Jefferson Medical Center

WJMC - West Jefferson Medical Center

West Jeff Rehab Vestibular Therapy

In Rehab Connection’s Vestibular Rehabilitation Program, physical therapists provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment to alleviate symptoms of dizziness and vertigo and improve balance and mobility. The skilled therapists trained in this program have been very successful in assisting patients to alleviate such symptoms and in returning them to a higher level of function.

The core of this program includes:

  • Vestibular habituation/adaptation exercises
  • Vestibular oculomotor exercises
  • Balance retraining
  • Canalith repositioning procedures for BPPV
  • Gait stabilization exercises
  • Compensatory strategies
  • Cardiovascular exercise
  • Sensory integration strategies
  • Posture education
  • Fall prevention and safety training

Common Conditions treated:

  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
  • Head trauma/whiplash
  • Stroke
  • Post-operative brain tumor or inner ear surgery
  • Disease or inflammation of the inner ear
  • Dizziness or imbalance
  • Light headedness, nausea, or disorientation
  • Motion intolerance

Please call 504.349.6140 to learn more about West Jefferson Rehab Connection’s Vestibular Rehab program or to make a referral!

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