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Physical Therapy for Vertigo

Physical Therapy for Vertigo in Utah


Do you experience a dizzy sense of movement, a feeling of falling, or spinning when you stand up or move your head? Vertigo is extremely common and can cause very unpleasant symptoms that affect balance and everyday life. Fortunately, vertigo is very easily corrected with physical therapy in Utah. The Epley Maneuver, a non-invasive physical therapy based maneuver, was developed specifically to treat vertigo. When performed by a professional physical therapist, there is a complete elimination of symptoms in 90-95% of cases. Most patients only need one trip to their physical therapist clinic in Utah while others may need 2-3 sessions to completely eliminate their vertigo. The physical therapists of Rock Run are qualified to diagnose the cause of and to treat vertigo.

While there are various causes of vertigo, Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause. BPPV occurs when the crystals of your inner ear become loose and travel down into the ear canal, disrupting the fluid there which leads to false sensations of movements. Determining whether BPPV is that cause of your vertigo or not can be done with the Dix-Hallpike Test in the Rock Run physical therapy clinic in Utah. This quick and simple maneuver is an accurate test of vertigo. If the test shows that BPPV is the cause of your vertigo, then your Rock Run physical therapist will perform the Epley Maneuver or a combination of other exercises that are designed to reduce the symptoms of vertigo and correct BPPV. These simple maneuvers cause the crystals to fall back into their correct place within the inner ear, effectively eliminating your vertigo.

If you’re still experiencing balance issues, your physical therapist can teach you how to safely perform the maneuvers at home. Your therapist may also walk you through balance, coordination, and eye tracking exercises to further alleviate your symptoms. If BPPV is not the cause of your vertigo, your Rock Run physical therapist will develop a personalized treatment plan that can help improve your balance, address the root cause of your vertigo, and prevent it from happening again. For vertigo physical therapy in Utah, Rock Run has you covered. Contact us today to make an appointment.

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We are committed to providing the best physical therapy experience with the highest quality of care for optimal results. See what real patients have to say about us!

Good quality and professional people. The range of exercises are very useful and they were delivered professionally. I appreciate all that has been done for me. This includes the ladies at the from desk.

— William H., Posted April 20, 2020

When I first came to physical therapy, I had lower back pain. After therapy I feel great. Great people.

— Walter D., Posted April 20, 2020

I was pleased with the care at Rock Run. They were courteous, kind, and very professional. They pushed me hard so as to strengthen my knee, and help me get into a good place by the end of my treatments

— Val M., Posted April 20, 2020

It was a great experience, this helped me regain strength in my shoulder. Everyone is helpful and knowledgeable, they are very courteous. I will recommend to any family and friends.

— Terry E., Posted April 20, 2020

This was my very first injury in my life. As scary and unsure about how things can turn out, it was nice to have Brenda and her team be so kind and informative. I was able to schedule around work and get in when needed. I would have liked more goal and advancements in treatments from day to day, but other than that its been a great time!

— Shannon W., Posted April 20, 2020

After having a third shoulder surgery, I was apprehensive of physical therapy and the results I hoped to achieve. My treatment was better than expected and Im well on my way to a full recovery. The Rock Run team is very knowledgeable and respectful. I would come back anytime

— Scott J., Posted April 20, 2020

Before I came here I had trouble with a shoulder pain on my right side which made a wing problem. After a few weeks of therapy and on exercise program it started to go away and now feeling much better than I have in 5 months. I am grateful for the specialists that have helped me. Great people

— Richard G., Posted April 20, 2020

I had a great experience with Rock Run Physical Therapy. Professional, knowledgeable and friendly staff. They took the time to get to know me and I felt like I was always in good hands. The physical therapists helped me become more informed with my shoulder issues, and helped me in making decisions for further treatment.

— Randy J., Posted April 20, 2020

Great visit Consistent pain that was present when I first came here is now gone. Hopefully with the exercises I have been given for home, the pain will not return.

— Randal G., Posted April 20, 2020

Fantastic. I started out slow, and over time got stronger and more endurance. Rock Run is super! Three members of my family have been here for treatment and all have liked the experience.

— Ronald W., Posted April 20, 2020

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