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Having a vestibular issue can range from mild symptoms such as slight ringing in the ears, to more difficult symptoms such as headaches, to the most dangerous of symptoms such as dizziness that leads to falling. Even the mildest of symptoms are not something you just have to live with. There are ways to get you better,

Physical Therapy for Balance Dysfunction

If you have been experiencing some balance deficits for various reasons which can include, a traumatic brain injury, vertigo and/or general weakness, physical therapy can be beneficial for decreasing your fall risk and helping you to gain confidence to perform all of your usual daily activities. After an evaluation to determine where your balance deficits lie,

Jeri Arrighi & her Spinal Stenosis

“Everyone at Elite PT have been very encouraging”

Jeri Arrighi is a patient at Elite’s Shelbyville clinic. She initially presented with balance issues that progressively got worse, leading to falls and reliance on a walker, as well as numbness and tingling in her hands. Since Jeri spends a lot of time working on her farm and with her horses,

Fall Risk At-Home

Studies have indicated that at least 10 weeks of imbalance intervention can decrease fall risk for several months afterwards. Continuing with physical therapy (PT) for 10 weeks is not always possible so continuing with appropriate exercise after discharging from PT is imperative. Your therapist can provide with exercises to perform in that are effective,

Fall Risk Assessment at Elite’s Balance Centers

Fall risk assessment is critical for older adults.  Did you know that falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admission among adults 65 years and older?  It doesn’t take long for a medical professional to notice an unpleasant pattern with elderly patients who are admitted after a fall. 

Charlotte Morris and her balance recovery from a fall.

Charlotte Morris experienced a fall while on vacation in Florida. She hit her head in the fall, causing a concussion and diminished balance which of course put her at an even higher fall risk. The increased dizziness has created a real fear of falling again therefore, she needed  a walker to feel safe when walking.

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