Vestibular Rehabilitation | Treating Vertigo with Physical Therapy | Kinetic Edge
Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular Rehabilitation Services for Des Moines, IA & the Surrounding Areas

Are you experiencing dizziness or recurring bouts of vertigo that disrupts your daily routine? While cases of vertigo can range from mild to moderate, and severe, clients often report feeling like they are tilting, spinning, floating, or swaying. They may also experience issues with balance, feel faint, light-headed, or unsteady on their feet.

Although the underlying cause of dizziness may vary, physical therapy may be able to provide relief and enhance the quality of your life. At Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy, we are proud to offer Vestibular Rehabilitation as a method to treat vertigo and dizziness caused by a wide range of health conditions and ailments including:

  • BPPV
  • Concussion
  • Vestibular Hypofunction
  • Meniere’s Disease
  • Vestibular Migraines
  • Cervicogenic dizziness

How can Vestibular Rehabilitation help?

Vestibular Rehabilitation is an individually tailored exercise program designed to improve poor balance and reduce problems related to dizziness.

If you are experiencing symptoms such as headaches, imbalance, neck tightness or pain, nausea, dizziness or blurred vision with head movements, Vestibular Rehabilitation may be right for you.

At Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy, our staff includes Lisa Brekke, a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Vestibular Specialist. With a strong educational background in Psychology as well as a master’s in Exercise Science and doctorate in Physical Therapy, Lisa provides clients experiencing dizziness or vertigo with professional, compassionate, and research-based care. In addition to Vestibular Rehabilitation, she also focuses on Concussion Recovery and Migraine Management.

When you choose Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy, your treatment will be tailored to your diagnosis and may include techniques and exercises such as:

  • Education
  • Dual tasking
  • Gaze stabilization
  • Positional maneuvers
  • Manual techniques for neck mobility
  • Walking activities
  • Balance activities
  • Habituation exercises
  • Postural training

Contact Us Today to Make an Appointment

If you live in the greater Des Moines, IA area and have questions about Vestibular Rehabilitation or would like to learn more about how physical therapy services help you regain your health, happiness, and hope through movement, call or visit Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy today.

We offer both online and in-person appointments!

Find out more about Lisa Brekke, our Vestibular Specialist!

 

Email Us New Client Forms