on the Sunshine Coast
Does persistent vertigo leave you feeling dizzy, unstable and exhausted? With over 33 years of experience, our dedicated team of chiropractors is here to address your vertigo symptoms to help you find relief and restore your overall balance.
Vertigo is a sensation of dizziness or spinning, often described as feeling off-balance, as if the environment around you is moving or tilting when it's not. The experience of vertigo can lead to feelings of nausea, vomiting, sweating, and difficulty walking or standing.
It’s estimated that any given year, 1 in 10 people will experience vertigo or dizziness.
Vertigo can be associated with inner ear problems, issues with the central nervous system, or other health conditions. Common causes include:
Whether your vertigo is a recent development or a long-term struggle, our team of experienced chiropractors would be delighted to assess you and provide effective treatment that will improve your quality of life.
We don't just treat your symptoms, we perform a thorough assessment and address the root causes of your vertigo.
Your treatment may include:
Our doctors will diagnose the causes of your vertigo. During your initial consultation, they will take an in-depth medical history, perform a physical exam and may request scans.
Depending on the cause of your vertigo, we can provide appropriate adjustments, manoeuvres, mobilisations including neck mobility and vestibular rehabilitation exercises to help you find relief.
We can give you personalised advice to help manage and reduce your vertigo such as exercises you can do at home, posture correction, nutritional guidance and relaxation techniques. We may also prescribe supplements or complementary medical tests.
Vertigo can result from inner ear problems, migraines, and issues in the central nervous system. Our chiropractors will assess your vertigo to determine its root cause and suggest appropriate treatment.
The number of treatments varies based on the severity and underlying cause of your vertigo. Your chiropractor will create a personalised treatment plan that may include multiple treatments over a few days or weeks.
Regular chiropractic care may help address underlying issues, potentially reducing the frequency of vertigo episodes.
Yes, misalignments in the neck can impact balance and contribute to vertigo, and our chiropractic adjustments can address these issues.
Side effects are usually mild and temporary, such as a small exacerbation of your symptoms before relief after specific manoeuvres.
The Epley Manoeuvre is a series of head movements that chiropractors use to reposition inner ear crystals, often providing relief from vertigo, specifically BPPV.
Yes, some exercises may be done at home. We may prescribe vestibular rehabilitation exercises tailored to your needs.
During an evaluation, your chiropractor will assess your posture, spinal alignment, and may order a scan to determine the severity of your vertigo.
It depends on your insurance. Check with your provider to see if chiropractic care for vertigo is covered. Also, as primary health care practitioners you can see us under the EPC (Enhanced Primary Care plan).