Heidi Allan’s Practice has recently opened its Balance Clinic at Hillcrest Private Hospital, 471 Kassier Rd, Assagay. Here, we can assist with an expert balance assessment or dizziness assessment to help patients find a suitable solution to their balance disorders in conjunction with your medical specialist.
The audiologist in attendance is Jessica-Lee Shaw and she has years of experience in assisting patients with a range of balance disorders.
Balance and dizziness disorders may refer to:
Dizziness is a term used to describe a variety of sensations such as feeling weak, faint, unsteady, woozy or light-headed. Dizziness that creates the false sense that you or your surroundings are spinning or moving is called vertigo.
Dizziness is a common complaint made to GPs. More than 30% of elderly people experience some form of dizziness (Sloane et al., 2011). This can be the result of various medical conditions, such as:
- Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
- Meniere’s Disease
- Cerebellar Degeneration
- Vestibular Migraine
- Acoustic Neuroma
- Superior Semi-circular Canal Dehiscence
- Vestibular Neuritis