Balance, Dizziness and Vestibular Rehabilitation

We Can Treat Vestibular and Balance Disorders

If you are experiencing dizziness, loss of balance or lightheadedness, our team of balance and vestibular disorder experts will diagnose the underlying cause of your symptoms and develop a treatment plan to restore your quality of life.

When to Seek Balance, Dizziness and Vestibular Rehabilitation

We care for patients with these conditions:
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Anxiety
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
  • Cervical/neck disorders
  • Concussion
  • Dehydration
  • Heart conditions
  • Inner ear infections
  • Medication side effects
  • Stroke
  • Vestibular migraines

Treatment Options for Balance, Dizziness and Vestibular Rehabilitation

We offer a full range of inpatient and outpatient services to reduce or eliminate symptoms and return our patients to the activities they enjoy. Our services include:
  • Adaptation exercises: These exercises can improve eye-head coordination and ease symptoms.
  • Balance retraining exercises and strategies: Using these tools can reduce symptoms and promote a safe return to everyday activities.
  • Brainstem auditory evoked potential testing: This test monitors the brain’s response to the sounds you hear.
  • Canalith repositioning maneuver: Used to treat a condition called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), performing this series of movements can relieve symptoms of dizziness.
  • Computerized dynamic posturography: This virtual reality test is used to evaluate your functional balance.
  • Electrocochleography: This test measures electrical activity in the inner ear that occurs in response to sound.
  • General conditioning exercises: Exercises can help to improve physical condition and reduce problems with balance, dizziness and lightheadedness.
  • Habituation exercises: These exercises gradually decrease sensitivity to motion.
  • Rotary chair testing: Rotary chair testing can help to evaluate the vestibular system as a possible cause of imbalance and dizziness.
  • Vestibular evoked myogenic potential: This test helps to determine how well parts of the inner ear are functioning.
  • Vision therapy: Vision therapy helps to make visual tasks more comfortable, easier or more efficient.
  • Videonystagmography: This test evaluates the vestibular system as the possible underlying cause of imbalance or dizziness.

Why Choose JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute for Balance, Dizziness and Vestibular Rehabilitation

Excellence

Our rehabilitation team is led by board certified physicians. Our team includes doctorate-level audiologists and occupational and physical therapists certified in vestibular rehabilitation, allowing patients to access a full range of treatment options to meet their needs.

Patient Experience

We offer outpatient balance, dizziness and vestibular rehabilitation and additional supportive services.

Innovation

Our specialists follow the latest, evidence-based treatments for balance and vestibular disorders.

“We understand that dizziness is a huge quality-of-life issue, and giving patients that validation is a significant part of the care we provide. We will use a team approach to get to the bottom of the cause and determine the best course of treatment.”

Christine Greiss, D.O., physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist and Director of the Concussion Program at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute.

Our Doctors

Our rehabilitation specialists work closely with you, your family, and your other care providers to assist with your recovery.

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Support Groups

We offer in person and virtual support groups for patients and caregivers. 

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