Dizziness and imbalance are complex and, often, multifactorial conditions that require skilled evaluation, sometimes by multiple health-care providers.
As audiologists, our role is largely diagnostic in nature. We are able to perform a variety of tests to help identify or rule out the site of lesion. Working in a collaborative team with physical therapists who are specifically trained in vestibular rehabilitation provides a comprehensive and dynamic approach to treating these patients.
Topic(s): vestibular evaluation, vestibular disorders, therapy