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Vestibular Therapy

What is Vestibular Therapy?

Vestibular Rehabilitation and Balance Therapy is an exercise-based treatment approach to facilitate central nervous system processes, to compensate for inner ear deficits which result in dizziness and/or imbalance. This therapy is conducted by certified vestibular therapists. 

Signs and symptoms of Vestibular issues could include but are not limited to:

  • Chronic dizziness
  • Sudden onset of dizziness
  • Dizziness with changes in position, turning head, rolling over in bed
  • Increased dizziness or disorientation in busy environments
  • Motion Sensitivity
  • Sensation that stable objects are moving
  • Difficulty stabilizing gaze or maintaining visual focus
  • Loss of balance with head turns when walking

Diagnoses that could benefit from Vestibular Therapy:

  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
  • Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack, Traumatic Brain Injury, and other Central Insults
  • Acute Unilateral Peripheral or Central Insult
  • Unilateral or Bilateral Vestibular Hypofunction
  • Meniere’s Disease
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Cervicogenic Dizziness
  • Vestibular Neuronitis/Labrynthitis
  • Vertiginous Migraines
  • Unilateral or Bilateral Vestibular Loss
  • Status Post any Vestibular or Inner Ear Surgery
  • Post Concussive Syndrome


To schedule an appointment or for additional information/questions please call 215-710-2589. You may also contact: Cmalinowski@stmaryhealthcare.org

Click here to download and fill out our Vestibular Questionaire