In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Madison Oak, PT, DPT, to discuss vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) – a form of rehabilitation designed to help people with vestibular disorders regain their balance and alleviate dizziness. She explained how the inner ear works, what can go wrong, and the most common diagnoses associated with vestibular disorders.


Show notes: 

00:01:51 Vestibular rehabilitation therapy helps.

00:09:00 Migraine is a neurological disease.

00:11:05 Get medical advice for symptoms.

00:18:41 Ask for detailed descriptions.

00:20:04 Treat dizziness holistically.

00:27:51 Treat vestibular migraine with lifestyle.

00:29:15 Lifestyle changes can help.

00:35:28 Team sport: vestibular rehab.

00:40:30 Work for yourself and have fun.


More About Madison:

headshot of Dr. Madison oakDr. Madison Oak is a physical therapist who specializes in treatment of Vestibular Migraine, Persistent Postural Perceptual Dizziness, and other vestibular disorders. Madison is the founder of Vestibular Group Fit, @thevertigodoctor, and Oak Physical Therapy & Wellness PC. Madison strives to provide excellent, educational, vestibular resources that are thorough, helpful, and actually make sense to people who have vestibular disorders.

Migraine, headaches, dizziness, and more affect SO many people in the US and the world. When she isn’t talking about the vestibular system, you can find Madison out skiing in Jackson Hole, baking chocolate chip banana bread, and hanging out with her dog, Hugo.


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