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Vestibular Therapy

Improving Balance and Decreasing Dizziness with Vestibular Therapy

University Hospitals Rehabilitation Services offers an exercise-based program for patients experiencing vestibular symptoms problems affecting movement and sense of balance. Vestibular disease symptoms can include feeling unsteady, woozy, light-headed and dizzy, or the sensation of spinning or movement called vertigo. During an initial appointment, our experts perform a complete patient evaluation, including an assessment of:

  • Balance problems
  • Gait (how patient walks)
  • Neck range of motion
  • Visual stability

The vestibular physical therapy care plan is individualized for each patient's needs. Working together with the therapist, the patient can improve function in everyday activities, reduce the risk of falling, and improve overall quality of life.

Candidates for Vestibular Rehabilitation

People who might benefit with vestibular rehabilitation therapy include those diagnosed with conditions such as:

  • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
  • Brain injury
  • Dizziness
  • Imbalance
  • Meniere's disease
  • Stroke
  • Vertigo

Locations

UH Elyria Medical Center Rehab Services at North Ridgeville

39000 Center Ridge Road North Ridgeville, OH 44039

440-329-7527

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UH Fairlawn Health Center

3800 Embassy Pkwy. Suite 110 Akron, OH 44333

330-664-8080

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UH Kettering Health Center

546 N Union St.  Loudonville, OH 44842

419-281-1330

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UH Portage Medical Center

6847 North Chestnut St. Suite 100 Ravenna, Ohio 44266-1204

330-297-2770

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UH Rehabilitation Services, Kent

1850 State Route 59, Suite B Kent OH 44240

330-676-9544

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UH Streetsboro Health Center

9318 State Route 14 Streetsboro, OH 44241

330-626-5701

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UH Parma Medical Center
Medical Arts Building 1

6681 Ridge Rd. Suite 102 Parma, OH 44129

440-743-4025

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UH St. John Medical Center
Westlake Family Health Building

26908 Detroit Rd. Suite 300 Westlake, OH 44145

440-414-6050

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UH Sheffield Health Center

5001 Transportation Dr. Suite 202 Sheffield Village, OH 44054

440-329-2890

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UH Twinsburg Health Center

8819 Commons Blvd. Suite 201 Twinsburg, OH 44087

330-486-9610

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UH Warrensville Outpatient & Neuro Rehab

4480 Richmond Rd. Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

216-765-2830

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Mercy Health – Oberlin Primary Care

319 W. Lorain St. Oberlin, OH 44074

440-329-2800

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