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Vestibular Rehabilitation and Balance Therapy

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This specialized form of physical therapy at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center is designed to assess and treat patients with a variety of vestibular and balance disorders. Patients, who suffer from such symptoms as vertigo/dizziness, nausea, and imbalance, find that once they attend the program, their dizziness is decreased, their balance improves, their falls minimize, and they see an increase to their functional capability.Vestibular Therapy - Zuber

Common diagnoses treated include: Vertigo, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), Labyrinthitis/Vestibular Neuritis, Meniere's Disease (if medically well treated), Acoustic Neuroma, Vestibular Ototoxicity (inner ear problems resulting from overexposure to antibiotics), Stroke and Vascular insufficiencies, Age-related Disequilibrium, Head Trauma, and Degenerative CNS Disorders.

 

A comprehensive evaluation is included in this therapy program, as well as vestibular adaptation exercises to improve vision with head movement, and postural stabilization exercises to improve balance strategies – canalith/particle repositioning maneuvers for BPPV.


Balance TherapyPhysical Therapy services require a prescription from your primary care physician or specialist, requesting a Physical Therapy Vestibular Evaluation and Treatment.

For additional information or to make an appointment, please contact:

St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Paterson: 973.754.2960

 

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