Vestibular Rehab and Concussion

Vestibular Rehab and Concussion

While most concussed individuals will return to pre-injury levels of functioning within two weeks without any intervention, 17% of athletes experience a prolonged recovery lasting longer than three weeks (Collins et al, 2006).  2.5% will remain symptomatic 45 days...
Diagnosis and Treatment of BPPV

Diagnosis and Treatment of BPPV

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo BPPV stands for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo.  In the context of BPPV, the term “benign” is used to describe the condition as it is not due to any serious disorder and there is an overall favourable prognosis for recovery. ...
Vertigo – what does it mean?

Vertigo – what does it mean?

I have been told I have vertigo…what does that mean? The term vertigo is often associated with a spinning sensation. However, patients who attend physiotherapy for vestibular rehabilitation will often describe symptoms other than spinning. These can include:...