Rehabilitation strategies for patients with vestibular deficits

Neurol Clin. 1990 May;8(2):441-57.


This article presents rehabilitation strategies for treatment of patients with vestibular deficits. Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based approach designed to maximize central nervous system compensation for vestibular pathology. This paper reviews the physiologic rationale for an exercise-based approach and discusses specific assessment and treatment techniques involved in a vestibular rehabilitation program.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Physical Therapy Modalities / methods*
  • Posture
  • Vestibular Diseases / physiopathology
  • Vestibular Diseases / rehabilitation*