Dizziness & Vertigo Physical Therapy in Edmonton & St Albert

Are You Always Feeling Dizzy? Orthopedic and Sports physiotherapy can help relieve dizziness and vertigo

We Serve Terwillegar, Windermere & St. Albert

Do you feel dizziness and imbalance every day of your life, making you incapable of doing one of the simplest tasks at home or work?

Everyone would have experienced the sensation of being dizzy especially sleeping for a shorter time. When you stand up, you begin to find It difficult to focus, stand upright without falling or swaying, or see clearly. Sometimes, it causes tunnel vision, where your peripheral vision goes blank for a few seconds.

Dizziness is treatable and can be caused by lots of factors. It can be Interswitch with a condition known as lightheadedness (a condition of being unsteady caused by illusion). Vertigo has a slight similarity with dizziness. Vertigo is a condition that causes an imbalance in your body. It is mostly due to physiological factors. If you are experiencing vertigo, one of the common signs is the feeling of spinning or rocking when you’re totally still.

We urge you to contact Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic if you are experiencing dizziness or vertigo. Our treatment plan can help you live a normal life sooner.

What’s causing my dizziness?

Various factors can cause dizziness. In some cases, insufficient sleeping time, overexertion, poor nutrition, or physical ailments such as flu or head cold can make a person dizzy. Also, low hydration rate and unexpected activities like standing up too quickly after sitting or resting for a longer period  can cause dizziness

COMMON SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH DIZZINESS

  • Lightheadedness or heavy-headedness
  • Tunnel vision
  • Loss of balance
  • Feeling faint or dizzy

Causes and Symptoms of Vertigo

Vertigo is a condition that occurs when your vestibular system, which maintains your balance by sending messages to your brain concerning your movement, is affected.  It causes an imbalance in the inner ear, also referred to as the vestibular system.

Most times, people dealing with vertigo do not get to know for weeks or months before realizing to see a specialist concerning their condition. Some of the complaints gotten are always the world won’t stop spinning, or they can’t focus their vision for a longer duration. In a few cases, they find it difficult standing or moving without feeling like they are about to fall over. This experience can make a person feel weak and powerless.

Common Causes Of Vertigo

Different things can cause vertigo. But some of the common causes of vertigo include;

Meniere’s disease

Meniere’s disease is caused due to build-up of fluid around the ears. When these occur, ear ringing and sudden waves of intense dizziness may be felt for hours. In addition, a patient might experience momentary hearing loss after a while.

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)

BPPV is the most common cause of vertigo. It occurs when you experience discomfort and sudden spinning sensations (vertigo) in the inner ear due to the displacement and movement of tiny calcium crystals in your ear to other parts of the ear other than its exact location.

Stroke

This happens when the body experiences a neurological disorder, which hinders regular body movement. When a patient recently suffers from a stroke, they may experience vertigo which can stay for a longer period in the body.

Vestibular neuritis

Vestibular neuritis occurs when there’s an infection in the inner ear. Often time, this can lead to vertigo.

Migraines

Migraine headaches can affect your vestibular system. As a result of the effect on the vestibular system, it causes vertigo which is associated with sound or light sensitivity. In some cases, a patient vision may be damaged.

What are the symptoms to look out for if I Have Vertigo?

Several symptoms can tell if you have vertigo. However, some of them include;

  • Arm or leg weakness
  • Double vision
  • Inability to focus or remain alert
  • Sweating
  • Abnormal eye movement
  • Vomiting or Nausea
  • Difficulty seeing or speaking

How can dizziness and Vertigo be treatment through orthopedic and sports physiotherapy?

Dizziness and vertigo can disturb your daily activities, both during simple and challenging tasks. It limits your regular capability and productivity either at work, home, or anywhere. Regardless of how long you might have been experiencing dizziness and vertigo, orthopedic or sports physiotherapy can provide a long-lasting solution to your problem. Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic will perform an evaluation test to identify the cause of the problem and treat your dizziness and vertigo using vestibular rehabilitation techniques.

Vestibular rehabilitation techniques will comprise of treatment like the Epley maneuver. This unique treatment is recommended to patients experiencing BPPV. It helps to reposition the canalith so as to adjust your displaced calcium crystals in the inner ear.

Get your balance and comfort today!!!

If you are experiencing dizziness or vertigo, contact Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic to start your treatment plan today. Our recommended treatment plan will help you get back on your feet and improve your balance as quickly as possible.

We can assure you of the best treatment plan using our advanced methods and diagnostic tools, which have helped many victims with similar cases provide long-lasting solutions.

Schedule an appointment and get relieved!!!

Are you Ready To Live Pain-Free?

Terwillegar – Edmonton

5108 Mullen Road NW
Edmonton, AB
T6R0S9
tel:780-989-8864

Windermere – Edmonton

1301 Windermere Way SW
Edmonton AB
T6W 2P3
tel:825-401-3705

St. Albert

225 Carleton Drive
St.Albert, AB
T8N 4J9
tel:780-569-5455

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