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Physical Therapy

Balance and Mobility

Problems with balance, dizziness, and movement can affect your ability.

Restore Balance

Problems with balance, dizziness, and movement can affect your ability to enjoy the activities you love. Our physical therapists at ChristianaCare Rehabilitation Services can help improve your coordination, balance, and movement. Our therapists listen to your needs and partner with you to develop a treatment plan to help you get back to the life you want to live.

Common Disorders

ChristianaCare's Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapists are able to help common dizziness and balance disorders (vestibular and non-vestibular) such as:

  • Bilateral vestibular hypofunction
  • Cervicogenic dizziness/headache (CGD/CGH)
  • Falls prevention/balance dysfunction
  • Other multi-factorial dysequilibrium
  • Post-concussion syndrome
  • Unilateral vestibular hypofunction (UVH): acoustic neuroma /vestibular neuritis
  • Vertigo from central causes: stroke/multiple Sclerosis/traumatic brain injury

Specialized Testing

We perform the following specialized balance and mobility tests:

  • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV): Dix Hallpike or Roll Test
  • Cervicogenic dizziness/headache (CGD/CGH): upper cervical testing and head motion sensitivity testing
  • Falls Prevention: Tests for postural stability/sway; including the Modified Clinical Test of Sensory Integration of Balance
  • Ocular and gaze stabilization testing
  • Post-concussion: various tests for sensitization, central symptoms, or cervical symptoms
  • Unilateral vestibular hypofunction (UVH): Head Thrust; Head-Shaking Nystagmus
  • Video oculography vestibular testing for BPPV or vestibular hypofunction

Additionally, many diagnoses may benefit from audiological vestibular testing.

Schedule an Appointment

 To make an appointment, please call 302-623-1500.

Concord Health Center View Location

161 Wilmington-West Chester Pike
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Glasgow Medical Center

2600 Glasgow Ave.,
Newark, DE 19702

Middletown CareCenter View Location

124 Sleepy Hollow Drive,
Middletown, DE 19709

Pike Creek Rehabilitation Services

Stoney Batter Medical Pavilion
5311 Limestone Road,
Wilmington, DE 19808

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