At Restore Health and Wellness in Ottawa, our physiotherapists are here to help you recover from vestibular disorders, so that you can live your life doing what you love to do, without experiencing debilitating symptoms such as dizziness, impaired balance, vertigo and more. We provide the top rated vestibular rehabilitation in Ottawa, with a team of Ottawa’s experts in physical therapy, balance training, and habituation.
What is Vestibular Rehabilitation?
Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise based physical therapy program which is custom built for each patient with the goal of alleviating symptoms caused by vestibular disorders. Vestibular disorders can affect people of all ages, and can be caused by concussions, head trauma, medications, inner ear infection, aging or illness.
What does Vestibular Rehabilitation treat?
At Restore Health and Wellness, we treat a wide range of vestibular disorders such as BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo), neuritis, labyrinthitis, concussion, cervicogenic dizziness and more.
Symptoms of vestibular disorder include:
- Head spinning
- Balance issues
- Difficulties concentrating or reading
- Brain fog and lightheadedness
- Blurred vision and double vision
- Eye sensitivity and light sensitivity
- Neck stiffness
- Ringing in the ears, also known as tinnitus.
Vestibular disorders can affect people of all ages, and can be caused by concussions, head trauma, medications, inner ear infection, aging, or illness.
We treat a wide range of vestibular disorders such as BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Postional Vertigo), neuritis, labyrinthitis, concussion, cervicogenic dizziness and more.
There are multiple types of exercises used in vestibular rehabilitation.
- Gaze stabilization
- Balance training
- Postural training and neck mobility
At Restore Health and Wellness, we also provide at-home exercises, like the Epley maneuver, and education to help continue the treatment of vestibular disorders outside of physical therapist guided sessions.
How can I book an appointment?
If you would like to speak to a physiotherapist regarding Vestibular Rehabilitation, please book an appointment below.You can also schedule a free 10 minute video appointment by calling (613) 366-1644.