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Vestibular/Concussion Rehabilitation


Geena Sneeringer, PT, DPT, VRTC

Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy:

Vestibular Rehab is a patient specific program designed to reduce symptoms that include:

  1. Vertigo- Spinning, rolling, turning
  2. Lightheadedness- woozy, visual sensitivity
  3. Disequilibrium- wobbly on the feet
  4. Behavior dizziness- anxious, fear of falling, apprehensive
  5. Motion sickness-nausea, vomiting.

What is Vestibular Therapy?

  • The vestibular system includes the part of the inner ear and brain that process information and balance.
  • Your Physical therapist will run through a series of tests to evaluate individuals symptoms and designs a treatment program specifically to the patients needs

Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT) may include

  • Canalith repositioning
  • Strengthening 
  • Exercises of trunk and legs
  • Standing balance and coordination exercises
  • Habituation exercises to reduce the sensitivity of movement
  • Gaze stabilization exercises
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Home modification to reduce falls. 


Not sure if you are appropriate for vestibular rehab?

Schedule a FREE 15 minute phone consultation to see if we are the right fit for you!


Dr. Drew Sneeringer, Hidden Strength Chiropractic, Lexington Kentucky, concussions


  • We understand the complexity of concussion symptoms and recovery time are different from person to person. This is why we have a comprehensive evaluation and individualized care plans that help you get back to doing the things you love.
  • Due to the complexity of concussions, If not treated at all or treated improperly, symptoms last several weeks, months and even years. This is known as post concussion syndrome.