What to Expect at The Initial Assessment
The Balance Centre provides specialist Vestibular Rehabilitation treatment to help patients suffering from illnesses linked to dizziness and balance. Vestibular rehabilitation is a specialized form of physiotherapy that contains exercises and manoeuvres to reduce dizziness and improve balance. On your initial evaluation.
A series of tests will be performed to determine the causes of your symptoms. These tests include:
Recording eye movements in the light and dark, with your head still and head moving.
Measurements of your ability to keep things focused with your head still and head moving.
Measures of your balance with your eyes open and eyes closed. Positional testing laying down and turning.
Depending on what shows up in the testing will determine what the treatment will be, either manoeuvre in the clinic and/or exercises you do at home. This will also be performed at the initial consultation.
The initial appointment, which includes assessment and treatment, takes 60 – 75 minutes, approximately
and the fee is €160
Every follow-on appointment takes 30 – 40 minutes approximately, and the fee is €80
If you have private health insurance, please check under the heading of physiotherapy on your plan for your level of cover. Receipts are provided after payment/completion of the appointment.
The services provided can be completed "in person" in the Balance Centre or by video link at the patient's choice.
Attending Appointments and Parking
Come to the Balance Centre at the time of your appointment.
There is currently minimal patient parking in the drive of the building, and is not guaranteed and cannot be pre-booked; on-street paid parking is available nearby on Dartmouth Road/Square.
The Balance Centre is located close to the city centre in Ranelagh Road, Dublin 6. It is within walking distance from Charlemont Luas' stop.
The practice is at the basement level with five steps upon trying to grab handrails on either side.
Should you wish to secure an appointment, please supply the following:
If you would like to learn more about the full variety of services available from The Balance Centre, please do not hesitate to get in contact with one of our members of staff, who will be more than happy to assist you with any queries you may have. Just give us a call on (01) 662 5977 or alternatively you can send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to talk to you.