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It is well known that a dysfunction of the vestibular system can cause symptoms such as vertigo, dizziness and imbalance.

New research shows that kids with a vestibular dysfunction can also present learning difficulties and delayed fine and gross motor skills .

At Wellness Embodied we have developed a comprehensive rehab program to improve your child’s quality of life.

Common symptoms are:

  • spinning
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • headaches
  • imbalance
  • falls
  • learning difficulties,
  • motion sickness
  • delayed motor skills.

Causes- Prevalence:

  • Sensorineural hearing loss: 80%
  • Cochlear implant: 51%
  • Congenital CMV 92%
  • Ototoxicity- Chemo: 61%
  • Prematurity: 10%
  • TBI: 30-80%
  • Chronic otitis media with effusion: 71%

 

Treatment:

  • Vestibular assessment and rehabilitation by Physios with special training in this area, using modern equipment including the Vesticam.
  • Recover gaze stability, hand-eye coordination, postural alignment and balance
  • BOT 2: comprehensive assessment of fine and gross motor skills
  • Paediatric rehab led by a experienced Physiotherapist

For further information or to book an appointment with our specialist paediatric vestibular rehab specialist Clara, call our friendly clinic staff on 42319777 or visit our online booking page

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