Do you suffer from;

  • Spinning when you get out of bed?
  • Spinning when you look up and down?
  • Dizziness and poor balance?
  • Unsteadiness with head movements?

Did you know that some forms of vertigo can be treated by a trained physiotherapist in around 10 minutes?

35%

Of people over 40 suffer some form of vestibular impairment

86%

Of suffers will have interrupted daily activities and lost days at work

33%

Of older adults fall annually

Types of Vestibular Conditions

Possible condition Patient will likely report How we can help Estimated treatment time frames
BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo)
  • Spinning
  • Rolling over in bed causing vertigo
  • Looking up or down causing vertigo
Canalith repositioning procedure / manoeuvre 1 – 2 appointments
Peripheral Vestibular Hypofunction
  • Unsteadiness
  • Sense of impaired equilibrium
  • Unsteadiness in busy and/or dark environments
  • Symptoms of dizziness / unsteadiness with rapid head movement
  • Poor balance
Vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) 4 – 8 weeks
Vestibular Migraine
  • History of migraines
  • Vertigo / vestibular symptoms lasting 5 minutes to 72 hours, with or without a headache
Education

Vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) to improve coping strategies

Ongoing maintenance / independent management
Meniere’s Disease
  • Prolonged Spinning
  • Hearing loss
  • Tinnitus
  • Poor balance
  • Spinning can last several hours
Vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) exercises to improve balance and coping strategies Ongoing maintenance / independent management
Jordan Loveridge
Jordan LoveridgePhysiotherapist
Meet Jordan
Meet Jordan

I am a vestibular physiotherapist and have worked extensively with vertigo and other vestibular related conditions and completed advanced level vestibular courses. Currently, I see the vestibular patients for several of the Illawarra’s leading ENT specialists.

Kiama Clinic

15/3 Brown Street,

Kiama NSW 2533

02 4233 1851

admin@baimedphysio.com.au

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