Vertigo &
Dizziness

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This service is only available at our Country Hills and Oakridge locations. Online booking is not available for this service.

Calgary’s Vertigo and Dizziness Physiotherapy Experts

Dizziness and vertigo can be very frightening. Your world spins, you’re off balance and you’re hyper-sensitive to movement or noise. If vertigo or dizziness becomes chronic, it can start to impact your ability to work or participate in activities, and if it goes on too long, many people begin to suffer from anxiety and depression.
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Vertigo and dizziness are often as a result of a condition in your inner ear, known as your vestibular system. Vertigo can be caused by  jaw injuries, neck or head trauma, infection, inflammation and certain diseases.
Our compassionate Calgary vestibular physiotherapists at our Oakridge and Country Hills clinic locations, know how difficult vertigo and dizziness can be, and they are passionate about helping their clients regain their lives. Our Calgary vertigo professionals work out of our north clinic in Country Hills, as well as our Oakridge clinic in the SW. 

Our physiotherapists are highly skilled in vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT), also known as balance retraining therapy, a set of exercises that encourage the brain to make up for balance deficits. Vertigo is often accompanied by headaches and migraines, and our physiotherapists will include options to manage these as part of your treatment.
Our physiotherapists know that it is important to take the time to fully understand and diagnose your issue. Once the root cause is identified, they can create an individualized rehabilitation plan that meet your particular issue(s).

How Can Our Calgary Vestibular Therapists Help?

It can be quite difficult to identify the exact cause of vertigo, but some common conditions and symptoms include:
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
Labarynthitis or vestibular neuritis (ear infection)
Motion sensitivity
Post-concussion symptoms
Cervicogenic dizziness (neck problems)
Headaches and migraines
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)
If you are suffering from vertigo or dizziness, you may also be experiencing ear pressure or ringing, nausea, vomiting, double vision and an extreme sensitivity to light, sound or smells.
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What To Expect 
During Your Visit

Our vestibular physiotherapists will start by breaking down the detailed history of your problem in order to diagnose the cause. They will ask questions like: When did the first episode happen? What are your symptoms? Is there a pattern of frequency or certain triggers? What makes it feel better? The more detail you can provide the better!

After recording your history, your physiotherapist will perform a physical examination, which could include assessing your balance, gait and posture. They may also do tests on your eyes or ask you to put on special goggles to assess whether irregular eye movement is present.

After completing the assessment, your physiotherapist may recommend a vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) plan. The aim of VRT exercises is to encourage your body to make up for any balance deficits or dizziness symptoms that are present due to inner ear or central nervous system disease or abnormality. Sometimes, a gait assessment and retraining might be required. In other cases, they may include VRT as part of a great concussion management  plan. While VRT often helps improve the symptoms and help improve quality of life, the effectiveness of the therapy depends on the cause and severity of the issue.
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Whatever the cause of your vertigo and dizziness, our Panther Sports Medicine Calgary physiotherapists can help you manage the symptoms and get back on track!
Call our Oakridge or Country Hills clinics, for more details.
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COUNTRY HILLS
403-226-5733

11950 Country Village Link NE
Calgary, AB
OAKRIDGE
403-258-2659

10003 - 24th Street SW
Calgary, AB
CRANSTON MARKET
403-455-1888

2002, 356 Cranston Road SE
Calgary, AB
TRICO CENTRE
403-278-5311

11150 Bonaventure Drive SE
Calgary, AB
MALBOROUGH MALL
403-272-4202

425 Malborough Way NE
Calgary, AB
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403-225-0210

333 Shawville Blvd SE
Calgary, AB
MCKENZIE TOWNE
403-257-6238

75 High Street SE
Calgary, AB
WALDEN
587-356-4327

130, 19606 Walden Blvd SE
Calgary, AB
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