Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation Therapy
16th February, 2023 | Published by Saltzer Health
Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT) is a treatment option that addresses symptoms and dysfunctions associated with various vestibular disorders, including:
- Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
- Vestibular Migraine
- Unilateral and Bilateral Vestibulopathy
- Vestibular Neuritis/Labyrinthitis
- Meniere’s Disease
- Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease
- Perilymphatic Fistula
- Acoustic Neuroma
- Post-Concussion Syndrome
- Mal de Debarquement
- Motion Sensitivity
- Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD)
- Cervicogenic Dizziness
- Visual Disturbances
- Balance Impairment and Falls.
VRT is a supplemental and practical treatment option for many individuals who experience dizziness and/or balance problems. Over the past 70 years, VRT has been helping individuals improve their balance and manage symptoms related to various vestibular disorders. In recent years, advancements in research into best practices have greatly improved the techniques and effectiveness of VRT.
Why Choose VRT?
VRT aims to help children and adults reduce dizziness resulting from various inner ear disorders and neurological conditions. It addresses problems such as vertigo, dizziness, visual disturbance, and imbalance that people with vestibular disorders often experience. By performing specific exercises, individuals can learn to manage their symptoms and improve their overall balance.
Studies have shown that VRT can be effective in improving symptoms related to many vestibular disorders. It is a non-invasive treatment option that helps individuals manage their symptoms without relying on medication. With VRT, individuals can regain control over their symptoms and improve their quality of life.
The Benefits of VRT
VRT offers numerous benefits for individuals who suffer from vestibular disorders. Some of the benefits include:
- Improved balance
- Reduced dizziness
- Reduced symptoms of vertigo
- Improved visual stability
- Increased independence and mobility
- Improved quality of life
Lynne Margolis, Vestibular Therapist at Saltzer Health
Saltzer Health is proud to offer VRT through our provider, Lynne Margolis, DPT. Lynne Margolis is a physical therapist, specializing in vestibular and balance rehabilitation and has received certificates of competency in vestibular rehabilitation and cervicogenic dizziness. Lynne is a highly skilled and experienced professional who has helped numerous individuals improve their balance and manage their vestibular symptoms. She uses evidence-based techniques to develop personalized treatment plans for each patient. With Lynne’s help, patients can learn to manage their symptoms and improve their overall quality of life.
Get in Touch with Lynne Today
If you are experiencing dizziness or balance problems, consider reaching out to Lynne Margolis at Saltzer Health. Call (208) 960-0930 or visit https://saltzerhealth.com/provider/lynne-margolis/ to inquire about VRT and learn how it can help you manage your symptoms. Don’t let vestibular disorders hold you back any longer. Contact Lynne today to schedule a consultation.