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Several of our physical therapists specialize in balance and vestibular rehabilitation, in addition to orthopedic and rehabilitation concerns.
For more information on services available or to make an appointment, use the following contact numbers.
Call 612-262-7900 for any of these Sister Kenny Sports & Physical Therapy Center locations:
Call Sister Kenny for an appointment at the following locations:
Balance retraining and vestibular rehabilitation
Diagnosis of imbalance or dizziness provides the starting point for specialized physical therapy interventions individually tailored to each patient's strengths and weaknesses.
Vestibular deficits may contribute to imbalance and dizziness, but other conditions may also cause these impairments.
The goals of the program are to:
Assessment and treatment
Assessment may include:
Treatment may include:
Patients are also instructed in a home exercise program to facilitate progress and provide carry-over between scheduled sessions.
For patients living out of town, assessments may be conducted with specific recommendations forwarded to a provider close to home.
We all feel like our world is spinning out of control sometimes, but for most of us it's a figure of speech. When Lila Renstrom's world started spinning, it wouldn't stop. She was experiencing vertigo.
Source: Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
Reviewed by: Lynnette Leuty, MA, PT, NCS
First Published: 03/22/2011
Last Reviewed: 03/01/2011