What is Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT)?
It is an exercise based program designed for patients who suffer from vertigo, dizziness or a sense of imbalance due to inner ear disorders. VRT helps in retraining the brain to recognize and process signals from the inner ear in coordination with the eye, muscles, and joints.
VRT can help with vestibular problems
Benign Paraoxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) and unilateral or bilateral peripheral vestibular pathology disorders such as vestibular neuritis, labyrinthitis, and Meniere’s Disease.
Canalith repositioning, central vestibular compensatory training, and gaze stabilization exercises. Therapy will also include balance training for COG control, multisensory usage, postural strategies, gait pattern enhancement and variation, and dynamic therapeutic exercises to improve patient’s functional mobility and reduce risk of falls.