Injuries and disorders involving the nervous system resulting in movement dysfunction

  • Vertigo

    This is a spinning feeling, loss of balance and nausea often triggered by quick head movements. It is a symptom not a disease. The most common type is known as Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo or BPPV. It is caused by the displacement of very small crystals found in the canals of the inner ear. A […]

  • Vestibular Rehabilitation and Balance Retraining

    The Vestibular system is the sensory system that provides information used for balance, equilibrium, spatial orientation and movement coordination. Much of this input comes from small structures located in the inner ear. A number of things can cause a disruption in the system leading to vertigo, dizziness, balance loss and nausea. Some of the more […]

  • Headache

  • Stroke

  • Parkinson’s

    Parkinson’s Disease or PD is a progressive neurological condition that affects movement. Tremors are the most common symptoms, however stiffness and slower, smaller movements typically accompany this disease. Speech and swallowing problems can also occur. The LSVT Big protocol is an evidence based treatment customized for a person’s needs, goals and stage of Parkinson’s disease, […]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Multiple Sclerosis or MS is a disease affecting the central nervous system which includes the brain and spinal cord. The body’s immune system attacks the insulation of the nerves and can cause problems with vision, muscle strength and tone, sensation, swallowing and speech, gait and others. It is a highly individualized condition, different people are […]