Blogs from May, 2018


Episodes of vertigo can be scary for those affected, and it’s confusing if you don’t know what’s happening. It may be more than just a headache if any of the following are true:

  • You feel like your head is spinning.
  • You have difficulty walking in a straight line.
  • You feel tugged in one direction.
  • Your ears are ringing.
  • Your sense of hearing has diminished.
  • You are experiencing jerky eye movements.

Call (732) 333-6360 to connect with a member of our Monmouth County physical therapy team today if you are experiencing these or any other signs of vertigo.

Common Causes of Vertigo

Vertigo has a number of common culprits, including:

  • Migraines
  • Ear damage
  • Brain tumors
  • Stroke
  • Head injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Calcium buildup in the inner ear (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo)
  • Inner ear disorders that create fluid buildup and pressure imbalances
  • Viral infection in the inner ear

In some cases, vertigo can even result from a combination of the above, such as a simultaneous head injury and inner ear issue. Because inner ear problems are tough to diagnose on your own, it is important to consult with a licensed professional and receive an official diagnosis before pursuing treatment.

Effective Vertigo Therapy in Monmouth County

Our team at ProFysio Physical Therapy knows that vertigo has a way of putting your whole life on hold. Our experienced physical therapists understand that it gets in the way of your job, schooling, ability to drive, and so much more—and that’s why we’re motivated to help you get to the bottom of it.

No matter what’s causing your vertigo, we are prepared to provide you with the personalized treatment you need to get back on your feet. We offer vertigo therapy, vestibular rehabilitation, and any other treatment you may need.

You don’t have to live with vertigo any longer. Call (732) 333-6360 today and take the first step toward effective treatment and long-term recovery.

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