Vestibular Rehabilitation

The Program  |  Goals  |  Eligibility  |  Audiological Evaluations  |  Hearing & Balance Center  | Locations

According to the National Institutes of Health more than 40% of Americans will experience dizziness that is serious enough to go to a doctor.

HHCRN Vestibular Rehabilitation BannerBalance related falls account for more than half the accidental falls in the elderly, while 85% of dizziness and equilibrium problems are the result of pathology within the inner ear. Approximately 5-10% of people over the age of 65 will experience BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo).


The Vestibular Rehabilitation Program

  • Vestibular Assessment
  • Balance and Gait Assessment
  • Comprehensive Evaluation of the Vestibular System
  • Individualized Treatment and Home Exercise Program

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Goals

  • Decreased Fall Risk
  • Decreased Dizziness Symptoms
  • Improved Balance 
  • Increased Ability to Perform Activities of Daily Living

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Eligibility

Patients with any of the following symptoms are candidates for vestibular rehabilitation:

  • Balance Problems
  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Nausea
  • Motion Intolerance
  • Positional Intolerance

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Audiological Evaluation for Hearing Loss

If you think you may have a hearing loss, your first step is to see an audiologist. An audiologist is a licensed health-care professional who specializes in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating people with hearing loss and balance disorders.

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Hearing & Balance Center

The Hearing & Balance Center at Hartford Hospital utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

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Locations

Balance Center

Balance Center
988 Silas Deane Highway Rehab Suite
Wethersfield, CT 06109
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100 Simsbury Road
Avon, CT 06001
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163 Broadway
Colchester, CT 06385
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2 Northwestern Drive
Bloomfield, CT 06002
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111 Salem Turnpike
Norwich, CT 06360
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280 South Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410
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42 Town Street Suite 400
Norwichtown, CT 06360
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100 Hazard Avenue
Enfield, CT 06082
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196 Waterford Parkway South Suite 202
Waterford, CT 06385
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406 Farmington Avenue 2nd Floor
Farmington, CT 06032
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18 East Granby Road
Granby, CT 06035
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1559 Sullivan Avenue
South Windsor, CT 06074
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35 Talcottville Road
Vernon, CT 06066
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Conklin Building

Conklin Building
80 Seymour Street 6th Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
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701 North Colony Road Suite 102
Wallingford, CT 06492
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230 North Main Street
Manchester, CT 06042
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445 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06110
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1064 East Main Street
Meriden, CT 06450
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Bishop's Corner

Bishop's Corner
334 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06117
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Blue Back Square

Blue Back Square
65 Memorial Road
West Hartford, CT 06107
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1025 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 06109
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The Hospital of Central Connecticut (New Britain General Campus)

The Hospital of Central Connecticut (New Britain General Campus)
100 Grand Street
New Britain, CT 06050
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1060 Day Hill Road
Windsor, CT 06095
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The Hospital of Central Connecticut

The Hospital of Central Connecticut
440 New Britain Avenue
Plainville, CT 06062
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300 Post Road West Suite 202
Westport, CT 06880
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136 Berlin Road
Cromwell, CT 06416
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Outpatient Rehab Clinic

Outpatient Rehab Clinic
85 Seymour Street Suite 604
Hartford, CT 06106
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Sky Top

Sky Top
1012 East Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790
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100 Perkins Farm Drive Suite 201
Mystic, CT 06355
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80 South Main Street Suite LL02
Winsted, CT 06098
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