Dizziness and Fall Prevention Therapy in Florham Park
Dizziness is a sensation in which the affected individual feels unsteady, weak or faint. When a person experiences bouts of dizziness, they are at risk of falling. Despite the discomfort and general feelings of uneasiness, this risk of falling is the biggest dilemma associated with the condition. Those who suffer from dizziness should take preventative measures to reduce the risk of injury in the event of falling, fainting or stumbling. It is important to determine the cause of dizziness which may be occurring as a side effect of a medication or an undiagnosed medical condition. Dizziness treatment options provide relief and the techniques employed will be tailored to each patient’s needs.
Possible Symptoms of Dizziness
Those who suffer from dizziness may experience a range of symptoms including nausea, headaches, visual disturbances, stumbling, falling or fainting.
The following treatment options are effective for combating dizziness and encouraging fall prevention. At Total Health Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center, these treatments are combined to create a customized treatment plan tailored specifically to your needs.
- Acupuncture: The insertion of acupuncture needles into planned points throughout the body assists with pain relief by commanding the body to release its natural pain relief hormones, known as endorphins.
- Nutrition: Nutritional planning is an important part of comprehensive treatment plans. By changing the patient’s diet, overall health is improved and the healing process is promoted.
- Physical Therapy: Through movement and mechanical force, mobility can gradually be restored to areas with diminished capabilities due to damage caused by arthritis.
- Fall Prevention Specialists: Working with fall prevention specialists is a dizziness treatment that aims to reduce the risk of injury when a person with dizziness falls or faints. These specialists design programs that assist patients with improving overall balance. Many fall prevention specialists also aim to create safer environments for at-risk patients.
The Total Health Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center’s Difference
Total Health Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center believes that the key to healing lies in a comprehensive approach to overall health and wellness. We provide customized care to each patient to address all of their needs, from education to nutrition, in addition to treating dizziness and other ailments.