People who suffer from dizziness, loss of balance, vertigo, and nausea can get treatment for these conditions. People may be unable to work when they suffer from these conditions and it makes living with the condition difficult. These conditions may make it impossible to perform simple chores. One may suffer from injuries due to frequent falls as a result of these conditions. One may suffer mild or even severe injuries after the falls.
One should not live with this dizzy conditions when they can get treatment. The physiotherapy that is used to treat this condition is called vestibular rehabilitation. Patients who suffer from dizzy conditions normally do exercises that will promote their central nervous system when they do vestibular rehabilitation.
Some of the patients who suffer from dizziness and imbalances are as a result of Meniere disease, age, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, head injuries, acoustic neuroma, migraine-related disorders and vestibular neuritis.
When you visit a clinic that offers vestibular rehabilitation, an assessment will be done to determine the reason for the dizziness or imbalance. Getting a customized program of exercises after an assessment will help with the condition. In some cases, a patient will be required to change their dietary lifestyle even as they do the special exercises that the specialist suggests. Exercises must be done regularly by patients in their homes in order to improve their condition. Patients who suffer from dizziness and imbalance may also benefit from lifestyle advice which will improve their condition.
To treat some of the conditions that cause the dizziness and imbalance, a patient may get treatment that is called an Epley’s maneuver which is a head maneuver treatment. Patients may also get cognitive behavioral therapy to improve their conditions. A patient’s condition will determine how many sessions they may need for vestibular rehabilitation because some can take one or two sessions while others take months. In order to provide the treatment that is necessary, a vestibular rehabilitation therapist must understand a patient’s condition fully.
Patients who seek treatment early normally recover quicker than those who wait for the condition to clear up on its own. In some cases, patients do not understand the condition they suffer from and they may go to several physicians before they are pointed in the right direction. People who feel like one is drunk, veering off as one walks, unsteadiness on one’s feet, feeling like one is spinning or the surroundings are spinning should seek help immediately. To determine whether vestibular rehabilitation therapy can treat your condition, one should visit the clinic to get an assessment.