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Dizziness affects approximately 50% of adults at some point in their lifetime. 65% of individuals older than 60 experience dizziness or balance disorders ... often on a daily basis. Balance related falls account for 50% of accidents.
ANYONE experiencing dizziness or falls resulting from: BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo), Car and Motion sickness, or other balance related ailments. Often not identifiable by the person, the family will often notice that an elderly member may be having balance problems. This is often not only due to a decline of balance with age, but general deconditioning. At OBC, we complete a thorough assessment of the Vestibular System and balance system while customizing a treatment program for the individual
Dizziness, Nausea, light headedness, poor balance and headaches - all Associated with the feelings of Vertigo. Often these feelings occur very suddenly and if treated quickly can disappear just as quickly. Early treatment is essential to ensure that these symptoms don't persist longer than needed. Treatment includes an assessment of visual tracking, various vestibular reflex tests and examining the integrity of the vestibular system itself. It is very important that an individualized treatment plan be completed to ensure proper progression and alleviation of symptoms.
• Acute and chronic balance disturbances
Poor balance due to ageing, deconditioning, vertigo, or other causes such as Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease can be effectively treated and balance improved. Often it will be family or friends that notice there is a problem and initiate a referral for Care. Again, we evaluate both static and dynamic balances, strength, and endurance and produce an individualized treatment
program for our clients.
• Motion sickness and motion-induced nausea
Motion Sickness can often be very effectively treated, even if you have had it for years (or forever). There are very often very basic reflexive exercises that involve the vestibular system and the visual system that can be completed to help. Gaze stability is very important when treating motion sickness and clients are very often surprised at how quickly we can help.
Call TODAY for yourself or a family member. We look forward to hearing from you.
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