Feasibility and effectiveness of providing vestibular rehabilitation for dizzy patients in the community.

@article{Yardley1998FeasibilityAE,
  title={Feasibility and effectiveness of providing vestibular rehabilitation for dizzy patients in the community.},
  author={Lucy Yardley and J Burgneay and Gerhad Andersson and Neville Owen and Irwin Nazareth and Linda Luxon},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={442-8}
}
Since the majority of people with dizziness in the community are never referred for specialist testing and treatment, the purpose of this study was to investigate whether it was desirable and feasible to provide vestibular rehabilitation for this patient population. Demand for therapy was assessed by a survey of 9198 working age people randomly sampled from six general practices. One in 10 respondents reported current, handicapping dizziness, but fewer than 2% of those with dizziness severe… CONTINUE READING