- Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities:
- Long-Term Acute Care:
- Skilled Nursing Facilities:
- Outpatient Facilities:
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Vestibular Rehabilitation Services
At some point in their life, 40% of people over the age of 40 experience dizziness or balance problems. There are many causes for dizziness, but a large percentage is caused when there is a weakness or deficit within your vestibular system.
The inner ear, or vestibule, along with your vision and sensation, are the three systems used to maintain balance. When one or more systems are impaired, the body experiences this mismatch of information as vertigo or a sense of imbalance. Vestibular rehabilitation uses physical and occupational therapy techniques to treat vertigo and balance disorders with success rates as high as 90%.
Our approach at the Spaulding Network goes beyond treating balance issues. We work to improve your balance while addressing the issues that affect your everyday life.
This takes the coordinated effort of a multidisciplinary team. Occupational and physical therapists direct your care by performing a comprehensive evaluation of balance, coordination, and vestibular system function, with the goal of stabilization. Our therapists work closely with your primary care physician to develop an individualized plan of care to treat your specific needs. These treatments may include repositioning maneuvers, visual system training, balance activities and integration of these systems to maximize function.
Our team of physical therapists who specialize in vestibular rehabilitation collaborate on each patient’s case to ensure maximum recovery. They have developed a Network-wide system to share resources and expertise. Team members bring greater than 10 years experience to the team, many of whom are accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.
Each of the Outpatient centers of the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network have on-site clinical leaders who direct the Vestibular Rehabilitation programs.
Vestibular Rehabilitation services are offered at these Spaulding locations:
Spaulding Outpatient Center Medford
Spaulding Outpatient Center Framingham
Spaulding Outpatient Center Wellesley
Spaulding Outpatient Center Orleans
Spaulding Outpatient Center Plymouth
Spaulding Outpatient Center Sandwich
Spaulding Outpatient Center Yarmouth
Spaulding Outpatient Center Salem
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