Plymouth PTS Vestibular Services



Dizziness and disequilibrium are second only to low back pain in frequency of occurrence in the adult population. Balance and Vestibular deficits are a major medical concern, and the resulting effects of an untreated balance disorder can be devastating. The good news is that in many cases a physical therapy implemented treatment plan can successfully treat the problem, preventing subsequent injury.

We provide specific treatment protocols for specific diagnoses, with a focus on alleviation of symptoms and return of function. Contact our experts with any questions you may have about balance or any rehabilitation related concerns. We provide a comprehensive evaluation to determine the areas of deficit and treat accordingly. All patients will receive a thorough musculoskeletal exam to determine contributory effects of change in muscle strength, flexibility and ROM with regards to balance.

Patients that may benefit:

  • Chronic Imbalance
  • History of Falls
  • BPPV
  • Post Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-CVA and other Neurological Disorders
  • Pre & Post Surgical Patients for Acoustic Neuroma, etc.
  • Post Labyrinthitis & Neuronitis
  • Unilateral & Bilateral Vestibular Loss
  • Other Balance Disorders
  • Motion Sensitivity

Treatment Techniques:

  • Canalith Repositioning Techniques for Anterior, Posterior and Horizontal Canals
  • VOR Adaptation and Habituation Exercises
  • Balance Re-Education
  • Gait Training and Recommendations for Assistive Devices
  • Education in Fall Prevention and Safety
  • General Conditioning, Strengthening and ROM
  • Relaxation Techniques & Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Motion Sensitivity Habituation

Patients receive a comprehensive rehabilitation program designed specifically to meet their individual needs and goals. Timely patient progress reports are delivered, and treatment can be discussed at any time. We are dedicated to our patients’ recovery and to the prevention of future impairment.