Ninety million Americans will experience dizziness or vertigo in their lifetime. Are you one of these people? Balance disorders can ruin your life. The good news is that 90% of the time these disorders can be successfully treated once they have been properly diagnosed.
BALANCE SELF TEST
To help determine if you may be headed for a fall, take the Balance Self Test below. If you answer yes to one or more of the questions, you could be at risk. The best way to determine if you have a problem, though, is to call our office for a consultation.
|1.||Have you fallen more than once in the past year?||Yes||No|
|2.||Do you feel dizzy or unsteady if you make sudden changes in movement such as bending down or quickly turning?||Yes||No|
|3.||Have you experienced a stroke or other neurological problem that has affected your balance?||Yes||No|
|4.||Do you experience numbness or loss of sensation in your legs and/or feet?||Yes||No|
|5.||Do you use a walker or wheel chair, or do you need assistance to get around?||Yes||No|
|6.||Do you feel lightheaded or offbalance when walking?||Yes||No|
|7.||Do you feel unsteady when you are walking, climbing stairs?||Yes||No|
|8.||Do you experience vertigo/dizziness when lying down or rising from a lying position?||Yes||No|