What is Vertigo?
Vertigo is the consistent, though perhaps intermittent, feeling that you are spinning or off balance. Balance is maintained by a complex interaction between your brain, muscle receptors, inner ear, and eyes. An issue in anyone of theses systems can result in dizziness or vertigo.
Symptoms can last for minutes to hours. They may also come and go. Common symptoms of vertigo are as follows:
- Being pulled to one direction
- General Unbalance
- Ringing Ears
The causes of vertigo vary. Generally vertigo is caused by an inner ear problem. The most common causes are:
- Meniere's Disease
- Vestibular Neuritis or Labyrinthitis
- Head/Neck Injury
- Migraine Headaches
The treatment for vertigo depends entirely on the underlying cause. A complete medical history will aid our professional staff in treating the cause of dizziness. Imaging such as CAT scan or MRI may aid in the diagnosis. Treatments include physical therapy, medications, repositioning movements, and in rare cases surgery.
Our professional staff in Pewaukee, Mukwonago, and Waukesha can assist in finding the right solution and treatment path for you or a loved one. We offer treatment for:
- Head Injuries
- And More...