Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation

“When we first get into space, we feel sick. Your body is really confused. You’re dizzy. Your lunch is floating around in your belly because you’re floating.  What you see doesn’t match what you feel, and you want to throw up.”

Chris Hadfield, Astronaut


Advanced Vestibular Rehab Therapists

Dr Tyler Fletcher, DC

Elizabeth Shannon, PT

If you’re suffering from dizziness, vertigo or imbalance as a result of a head injury, viral infection, inner ear disorder, neurological disorder or sports-related injury and you’re searching for relief, you may benefit from vestibular rehabilitation. Using evidence-based assessment and treatment techniques, our knowledgeable and experienced healthcare providers can help you return to your normal activities sooner. Our team will complete an assessment and develop an individualized treatment plan that is designed around your specific needs and goals for the best possible outcome. We will also maintain ongoing communication with your physician and obtain the necessary medical clearance for your safe return to activity or sport.

In addition to developing and implementing a personalized vestibular rehabilitation treatment plan that meets your needs, we provide continuous evaluation and ongoing education every step of the way. We will work closely with you to progressively improve your cognitive-mental and physical functions and adjust treatment as needed for optimal results.

Your personalized assessment may include:

  • Dizziness questionnaire
  • Posture analysis
  • Joint range of motion measurement
  • Balance testing in sitting and standing
  • Patterns of movement evaluation
  • Positional movement testing
  • Gait assessment
  • Fall risk assessment
  • Oculomotor function using videonystagmography
  • Medical history as it pertains to the condition
  • Neurological screening including coordination, sensation and proprioception

Treatments may include:

  • Habitual exercises
  • Education
  • Balance retraining (static and dynamic retraining)
  • Stretching
  • Gait retraining
  • Relaxation
  • Gaze stability exercises
  • Adaptation exercises (eye-hand coordination exercises)
  • Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (PPV)

Can help the following conditions:

  • BPPV
  • Unilateral Vestibular Hypofunctioning
  • Bilateral vestibular hypofunctioning
  • Menieres Disease
  • Fistula/ Superior Canal Dehiscence – post surgery
  • Vestibular Schwannoma
  • Stroke
  • Concussion and head traumas
  • Vestibular Migraines
  • Persistant Postural Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD)