Vertigo Moncton Clinic

The vestibular system is part of your inner ear and it provides you with your sense of balance and your body awareness.  It can be affected due to varied causes and conditions and can cause different signs and symptoms.

Most common vestibular system disorder treated in clinic

  • Head trauma: concussion, whip lash
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
  • Vestibular system degeneration (elderly)

Signs and symptoms of vestibular disorders

  • Dizziness: The term dizziness is used to describe a variety of sensations (light headed, swaying, disoriented, ect)
  • Vertigo: Vertigo is a specific type of dizziness defined as the illusion of movement occurring in the environment.
  • Imbalance
  • Nystagmus (rapid movement of the eyes)
  • Compromised gaze stability (seeing blurry)

Treatment of Vestibular Dysfunction

Goals of Treatment

  • Improve Functional balance
  • Improve the patient’s ability to see clearly during head movement (gaze stability)
  • Improve the patient’s overall general physical condition
  • Reduce the patient’s social isolation
  • Decrease the patient’s motion sensitivity and disequilibrium


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