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Balance retraining

If you are experiencing balance problems or have had a fall, a referral to a physical therapist who specializes in treating this condition may help.

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What it is

Balance retraining is specialized physical therapy that will help assess your:

  • strength and endurance
  • joint flexibility and range of motion
  • gait and functional mobility
  • sensation
  • balance
  • your goals for activity and function

What to expect

Treatment options can include:

  • balance retraining
  • canalith repositioning procedure and/or exercise
  • exercises to strengthen and address other issues relating to your muscles, bones, joints and connective tissue
  • gait retraining
  • general conditioning

You will also receive instruction in a home exercise program you will be asked to do in between therapy sessions.

Good for treating

  • balance problems
  • frequent falls

Good to know

  • Our therapists work with adults, teens and kids.
  • A doctor’s referral may be needed to make your first appointment. Minnesota and Wisconsin allow direct access to receive physical therapy services, but your insurance plan may require a referral. Please check with your insurance or contact our scheduling office for assistance.
  • We work closely with your referring provider to provide timely communications every step of the way.
  • Before your first visit, please complete the Patient Intake Questionnaire. You’ll find a link to the form below.

Related links

Source: Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
Reviewed by: Lynette Leuty, PT; Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

First published: 4/22/2019
Last reviewed: 4/19/2019

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Only these primary care appointments can be scheduled online. For all other appointments or with any questions, call 1-888-425-5462.