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Rehabilitation in vestibular system diseases

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Vestibular rehabilitation is an important component of combination treatment in a patient with vertigo. Vestibular rehabilitation is indicated for different diseases of the central or peripheral vestibular system. The goal of vestibular rehabilitation is to ensure gaze stabilization, to train postural stability, and to reduce subjective vertigo. Vestibular rehabilitation is based on the stimulation of vestibular adaptation, sensory substitution, and habituation. Vestibular suppressants, inadequate mobility, anxiety, and depression decelerate vestibular compensation whereas early activation, mobility, and betaserc use accelerate it.

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Maksim Valeryevich Zamergrad

Clinic of Nervous System Diseases


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Zamergrad M.V. Rehabilitation in vestibular system diseases. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2013;5(1):18-22. (In Russ.)

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