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Josina and Nellie have recently completed training on how to treat vestibular disorders.
Do you get dizzy when you roll over, or when you stand up? Have you noticed changes in your reading fluency? Or do you feel unsteady or struggle with depth perception on your hikes or walks? It may be a vestibular problem. Physiotherapy can help.
Deep inside our ears are tiny yet powerful organs that, along with our eyes and brains, help us stand upright and keep our balance. Things sometimes go wrong with these little “vestibular organs.” Disease or infection, aging or an injury such as a concussion can cause enough damage to this system to make even simple daily activities difficult.
Nellie and Josina can assess whether you have a vestibular disorder and help you get moving again using hands-on therapy and exercises.
If you’d like to learn more about vestibular disorders, here’s a link:
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