Physical Therapy For Vertigo Oklahoma City, Edmond & Surrounding Cities

Physical Therapy for Vertigo

Vertigo is a type of dizziness and is the experience of things spinning around you. Our physical therapists near Oklahoma City are experienced in identifying the cause and treating vertigo. Some vertigo symptoms can come from an imbalance in the inner ear. If this is the case, there are a few easy maneuvers that your physical therapist will help you master to resolve your symptoms quickly! Physical therapy will include resolving your vertigo, addressing weakness and tension in muscles surrounding the neck, and improving your balance.

Vertigo Causes

Vertigo can be caused by a variety of factors. Some of these causes may be serious and require medical attention. These include inner ear infection, a tumor blocking nerve signaling to the inner ear (acoustic neuroma), or a stroke. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is an imbalance within the inner ear where calcium deposits block communication between the inner ear and the brain. This is very treatable and can happen for no apparent reason. This causes dizziness when changing positions standing, sitting, or rolling in bed. If you are having vertigo, make an appointment with your physician or physical therapist to discover the cause and possible treatments.

How to Help Your Vertigo

What is the best treatment for vertigo? The best vertigo treatment varies based on the cause of symptoms. If your vertigo has the potential to improve with exercise, your physical therapist will set up an exercise program just for you. Your physical therapist will collaborate with your other healthcare providers to ensure that your treatments are comprehensive and prevent the return of vertigo. You may need medications, tests to determine the cause, and exercises to improve your symptoms, so you can return to normal! You can confidently seek treatment from a physical therapist who specializes in vertigo first. They will have insight into the cause and refer you to another specialist if needed.

Physical Therapy Solutions for Vertigo

Physical therapy to help reduce vertigo will typically include head, neck, and eye movements to reduce your dizziness and help your body adapt to moving normally again. Therapy will likely include neck mobility exercises, stretching, strengthening, and balance work if needed. If you have BPPV, your physical therapist will teach you specific whole-body maneuvers to reduce your symptoms quickly.

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