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Ask the expert: Dizziness and balance

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Many people with MS experience problems with balance, dizziness, feeling unsteady and lightheadedness. These symptoms can be really debilitating and make it difficult to get on with simple daily activities.

We spoke to neuro and vestibular physiotherapist David Herdman to find out about the effective strategies that are commonly used to help improve problems with dizziness and balance.

Balance

Exercise is a key treatment for dizziness and balance problems. One of the interventions is called vestibular rehabilitation. Essentially this is an exercise-based therapy which involves different eye, head and body movements.

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