William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
About this Service
What is Vestibular Rehabilitation and Balance Retraining?
A movement/exercise approach with the goals of:
- Decreasing/eliminating dizziness/vertigo (room spinning)
- Improving balance, function and safety
- Reducing falls or risk for falls
What are the symptoms of a Vestibular problem?
- Dizziness/vertigo (room spinning)
- Motion sensitivity/nausea
You may also experience muscular stiffness, imbalance, weakness, fatigue, headaches, anxiety and memory problems.
What will the patient need to do?
One of the most important parts of treating vestibular problems is a home exercise program. These exercises need to be done consistently and DAILY in order to improve symptoms. Patients will be expected to complete the given exercises every day often multiple times per day.
Physical Therapy will individually customize a program for your specific needs aimed at eliminating or decreasing your imbalance and dizziness.
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Second Floor B2
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service
2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison,Wisconsin 53705
- 888-478-8321 Ext. 17036
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 7:30am-4:00pm