Do you Suffer from Vertigo or Dizziness? These symptoms are more common than you think, with approximately 30% of the population experiencing dizziness, vertigo or feeling off balance. In the elderly population, it has been found that people who report having dizziness or vertigo have a 12x increased chance of falling.
How can Physiotherapy help with my Dizziness/Vertigo? Vestibular Physiotherapy is a type of rehabilitation which has shown to be a safe and effective way to reduce the severity and impact of vertigo and improve people’s quality of life.
What would an Initial Consultation include? Your initial consultation will include a full hour appointment with our Physiotherapist who has completed additional advanced training within this area. At Functional Health, we have the luxury of having infrared video eye recording glasses which increases the efficiency and accuracy of your assessment and diagnosis. This information is then used to create an individualised home program that is tailored for your specific goals and problem.
Vestibular Physiotherapy is suitable for people with the following conditions:
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