DIZZINESS AND IMBALANCE
Dizziness and Balance Disorders
Dizziness and balance disorders are fairly common. They can be
caused by a variety of things including visual dysfunction, vestibular
injury or disease, traumatic brain injury, stroke, and sinus infection
to name a few. We work with a neuro-otologist, physical therapist,
vestibular therapist, and vision therapist to address dizziness and
balance disorders. We work in a multi-discipline dizziness and balance
clinic for the evaluation and treatment of these disorders.
Dizziness and Balance Problems Related to Vision
Vision plays a significant role in maintaining good balance.
Approximately twenty percent of the nerves from the eyes go to and
interact with the vestibular (balance) center of the brain. There are a
variety of visual dysfunctions that can cause, or associate with
dizziness and balance problems. Sometimes these are purely visual
problems, and sometimes they are caused from other disorders such as
stroke, head injury, vestibular dysfunction, deconditioning, and
decompensation. Read more...