Vestibular Rehabilitation Burnaby


Expert Physio Vestibular Rehabilitation (Vertigo)

Contrary to what you may be thinking about what physiotherapy can be beneficial for, there are many conditions where our experts can help enhance a person’s health. We don’t just provide treatments for injuries. The scope of what we can treat goes way beyond this, including treatments for vertigo.

What Are Your Symptoms?

If you are experiencing dizzy spells, loss of balance or blurry vision, your health care provider may have diagnosed you with a condition called vertigo. This sounds scary, and the symptoms are annoying, but it doesn’t mean that there is nothing that can be done about it.

Our physiotherapists here at Expert Physio have a great deal of experience in treating this condition. They have several different treatments that they can offer, and one of these may be vestibular rehabilitation.

What Is Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy?

Also known as balance retraining therapy is a combination use of the skills of our physiotherapists who have been specifically trained for this type of treatment. They will use a variety of metrics and specialized equipment to determine which techniques should be implemented as part of the treatment plan.

There will be specific goals set for you if this is the treatment of choice best suited for you. The goal will be to reduce the duration and intensity of vertigo.

This will help to improve your balance and reduce the effects it is having on your vision. The purpose is to restore you to a better quality of life and give you back your independence. 

The treatment can be comprised of a variety of techniques such as:

  • Personalized Exercises

Your physiotherapist may design a series of exercises for you to do at home. These are referred to as habituation exercises. They are sometimes used to treat the dizziness that comes as a result of your motion or when you move your head.

  • Another type of stability exercise is gaze stabilization. This focuses on your eye movements.
  • Then balance training may be part of your treatment roster.
  • Balance through education.

These are just a few examples of what vestibular rehab can be composed of.

What Conditions Does Vestibular Physiotherapy Help With?

There are wide range of vestibular disorders that could benefit from this form of therapy. Some common ones include:

  • Dizziness
  • Balance issues
  • Positional vertigo
  • Acute vertigo
  • Headaches
  • Motion sickness
  • Tinnitus
  • Vestibular neuritis or acoustic neuroma
  • Motion sensitivity
  • Other balance concerns or vestibular dysfunctions

We also see patients suffering from Meniere’s disease. It is important to note that not all cases of vertigo require this kind of treatment. If you feel like you need more information regarding how this works, please contact us today!

How Can I Get Started With My Recovery Plan?

Our team has years of experience working with people recovering from various types of injury. You can trust them to get started right away so that you can begin feeling better soon. Contact us today to find out more about how we can work together to make sure you recover quickly and effectively.

What Should I Expect During An Initial Assessment?

During your initial consultation, you will meet with one of our experienced physiotherapists. We want to ensure that you understand exactly what services we provide before making any decisions. During this detailed assessment, we will ask questions about your current state of health and discuss your medical history.

Then we will perform some tests to assess your physical capabilities if required and evaluate your overall fitness level. Afterward, we will develop a personalized recovery program designed to address your needs and get you started on your wellness regime.

The Cost

Compared to the results that you are going to experience you are going to find the cost of these treatments to be well within your budget. You may also be able to get assistance for costs through your insurance company.

What Type of Techniques and Treatments Do You Offer?

Manual therapy techniques, Medical acupuncture, Manipulative physiotherapy, Therapeutic exercise regime, Dry needling (Intramuscular stimulation or IMS), Massage therapy, 

Why Should You Rely on Expert Physio For Your Vertigo Treatments?

This is a debilitating and frightful condition that you are dealing with. You want the best treatment available. You also want highly experienced and fully trained physiotherapists that are capable of providing you with proper treatment.

This is what you are going to get when you put yourself in the hands of our experts. You are treated as an individual. Even though we have many patients that we are effectively treating for vertigo, every patient is unique and demands personalized care and individualized treatment plans.

Although you may be feeling dejected and overwhelmed with your vertigo, please give us a call so we can set up a consultation with you. We are confident that we can bring you back to a much better quality of life and would welcome the opportunity to improve your condition.


Expert Physio

6501 Sprott St Suite 1, Burnaby, BC V5B 3B8, Canada

(604) 294-3376