About Balance and Vestibular Dysfunction
Problems with dizziness and balance can happen for a number of reasons:
- as the result of trauma, most often concussion or brain injury
- with disease processes such as Meniere’s Disease, neuropathy, tumor, Multiple Sclerosis and other neurological disorders
- Or for no known reason at all
And although problems with dizziness and balance can happen at any age, they become more common as you get older. Symptoms include dizziness, feeling off-balance, a feeling of spinning or floating, or blurred vision. This can result in disorientation, falling or stumbling.
To have good balance, you need all the components of your balance system to be working together. Many balance programs focus on only one component of the system, but our comprehensive balance program includes: