Are you suffering from dizziness or vertigo? Here at Penshurst Chiropractic we understand how debilitating this can be, which is why we are dedicated to helping you recover naturally.
Do you experience the following sensations?:
- Intense feelings of dizziness or spinning?
- Nausea, vomiting, and excessive sweating?
- Feeling lightheaded?
- Feel like you are wobbly?
- Uneasy on your feet?
- Tightness or pain in your neck?
- Reduced range of motion in your neck?
Dizziness is a widespread symptom for people that come to our chiropractic practice. This is a distressing experience, and so if this is affecting you right now, then we sympathise with you.
You may be wondering, why would I come to see a chiropractor if I am dizzy or experiencing vertigo?
Great question! Spinal alignment problems (especially those relating to the upper neck) may cause feelings of dizziness, this is termed cervicogenic dizziness. This is due to the close relationship between the structures and nerves of the cervical spine and the balance receptors in the brain. That being said there are many other possible causes of dizziness and vertigo. Some may be more serious than others. It is for this reason that an accurate diagnosis is critical. If we determine the cause of your dizziness is more serious in nature, we will be sure to refer you to the right healthcare providers.
Treating dizziness and vertigo:
Here at Penshurst Chiropractic we take a holistic approach to treating dizziness and vertigo. We focus on the entire neuromusculoskeletal system including the spine as a whole, extremity joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, as well as the nervous system. We also focus heavily on creating lifestyle changes that can improve and prevent future dizziness.
The first step in helping you manage your vertigo is to ensure we have an accurate diagnosis. We achieve this through a comprehensive clinical history, thorough physical examination including; neurological, orthopaedic, and musculoskeletal tests, and possibly further diagnostic investigations such as X-Rays (if required).
Once our team has all the information required to make an accurate diagnosis, we will explain our findings to you in a simple and concise manner. Based on the information we collect, we can then tailor a treatment plan specific to your condition and goals. Our team is dedicated to helping you manage and prevent this condition in a holistic manner, so you can get back to doing what you love. If at any stage we determine that you need to be referred out to another provider we will be sure to find the right people for you.
Prevention and education:
In order to help you experience lasting results outside of our practice, our team will equip you with knowledge on how to prevent future bouts of dizziness, ways to reduce stress, give you sound ergonomic advice, as well as prescribe specific rehabilitation exercises just for you.
For your next appointment with our chiropractors, book online today.