Meniere’s Disease is a condition that causes sudden onset of severe dizziness and hearing loss. Episodes may vary in duration and intensity. This occurs when there is too much fluid present in part of the inner ear. Other symptoms such as imbalance, nausea, pressure in the ears, and ringing in the ears may occur.
How can physical therapy help?
While physical therapy cannot prevent a Meniere’s attack, it can help to treat the residual imbalance a person with Meniere’s disease may experience. A physical therapist will evaluate your balance with a series of different tests and measures, and then provide exercises to improve or maintain your current level of balance and overall function.