Having the sensation of the whole world spinning around, or transferring is a horrible feeling and ought to imply you are afflicted by vertigo. We at Strauss Audiology run stability evaluations and can assist you to determine whether or not you are affected by vertigo.

The feeling of the spinning sensation or imbalance can be slightly noticeable, or it could be so excessive that you discover it hard to maintain your stability to do everyday tasks. Vertigo attacks can overwhelm you suddenly for a few seconds, or it can linger a great deal longer.

Other signs and symptoms related to vertigo ought to include:

  • lack of stability, which could make it hard to stand or walk
  • feeling unwell or being unwell
  • dizziness

Strauss Audiology specialises in testing patients by doing a bedside examination of balance and vertigo. These evaluations are designed to establish the integrity of the balance organ as well as the pathways connected to it. This includes proprioception, vision, and somatosensory pathways. The tests are performed in a comfortable environment and the results are discussed in detail.

What can cause vertigo?

Vertigo is usually caused by a problem with the way balance works in the inner ear, even though it can also be caused by problems in certain parts of the brain.

The different reasons of vertigo may include:

  • migraines
  • benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), which means that if you move your head in certain ways, it can cause vertigo
  • labyrinthitis, an inner ear contamination or vestibular neuronitis that is the irritation of the vestibular nerve that runs into the internal ear and sends messages to the mind that assist to manipulate stability.

20% to 30% of the overall population experience dizziness, and it is one of the pinnacle motives that
human beings are looking for scientific assistance. Dizziness is certainly nothing new to us at Strauss Audiology, so there is no need to feel embarrassed to be seen for this troublesome symptom. Balance rehabilitation is an ongoing therapy that can assist with minimising or relieving symptoms of dizziness, as well as partially or fully resolve balance problems.

Management of vertigo

As vertigo can influence quality of life to a great degree, the management strategy is focused on the individual’s specific needs.

We make it our mission to provide you with a management method that will work for each patient.
To live with vertigo is no funny story and we are here to provide you with the help to manipulate it and offer the correct rehabilitation and remedy to you as you deserve. If you continuously experience feeling dizzy or off stability, get in touch with us for help.

About Strauss Audiology
Strauss Audiology is a professional audiology business in the northern suburbs of Cape Town, offering expert, effective hearing advice that is tailored to clients’ unique hearing needs. We conduct hearing evaluations, hearing tests and vertigo assessments, and provide a range of solutions to improve and protect clients’ hearing. This includes providing hearing aids to Cape Town clients. With 16 years of experience, and with the qualifications and certifications to deliver leading hearing care, you can trust us to take care of your hearing needs.

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