Physical Therapy for Falls Prevention
Problems with balance can arise as a complication of aging and from various medical conditions. Falls Prevention Physical Therapy focuses on decreasing your fall risk by assessing and treating your balance deficits, improving your ability to walk without loss of balance, and teaching you how to do your daily activities safely to minimize falls.
Dizziness is one of the most common reasons people seek medical attention. Dizziness can be the result of a number of conditions including damange to the vestibular system, loose calcium carbonate crystals in the inner ear, concussions, changes in blood pressure, imbalance, Migraine’s, Menier’s Disease, and anxiety. Vestibular rehabilitation is used in physical therapy to help the brain to function better to decreased dizziness and imbalance. Virginia Hospital Center offers therapists certified in vestibular rehabilitation.
- Vestibular Hypofunction
- Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
- Cervical dizziness
For more information about your dizziness and vestibular disorders please visit www.vestibular.org.
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