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Vestibular

Vestibular

The American Academy of Otolaryngology regards Vestibular Rehabilitation as follows:

Vestibular Rehabilitation, or Balance Retraining Therapy, is a scientifically based and clinically valid therapeutic modality for the treatment of persistent dizziness…after peripheral vestibular or central nervous system injury. Vestibular rehabilitation is a valid form of therapy…for vertigo disorders and for acute vertigo or persistent imbalance from peripheral vestibular disorders. Balance Retraining Therapy is also of significant benefit for fall prevention in the elderly patient who may suffer from multiple sensory and motor impairments.

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Vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) is an exercise-based program designed to promote central nervous system compensation for inner ear deficits. VRT can help with a variety of vestibular problems, including:

Vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) is an exercise-based program designed to promote central nervous system compensation for inner ear deficits. VRT can help with a variety of vestibular problems, including:

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
Unilateral or bilateral vestibular hypofunction (reduced inner ear function) associated with:
- Ménière’s disease
- Labyrinthitis
- Vestibular neuritis

Even individuals with long-term unresolved inner ear disorders who have undergone a period of medical management with little or no success may benefit. VRT can also help people with an acute or abrupt loss of vestibular function following surgery for vestibular problems.