Vertigo Definition

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Often, individuals who suffer from vertigo are referred to vestibular rehabilitation to treat the condition. Vestibular rehabilitation is a treatment designed to minimize dizziness, improve balance, and prevent falls; it also teaches patients exercises to help their system adapt to and compensate for what is causing the vertigo.

Vestibular rehabilitation often involves a set of exercises aimed at alleviating symptoms, and over time, diminishing the sensation of vertigo. Some of these exercises include:

Individuals who are experiencing sensations of vertigo are encouraged to talk to their doctor about their symptoms and if they may benefit from a referral to vestibular rehabilitation. Cone Health Neurorehabilitation Center has an exceptional team of physical therapists and related healthcare providers who specialize in vestibular rehabilitation and other successful forms of therapy, to treat patients with vertigo throughout the community.

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