Vertigo Gaze Stabilization Exercises

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Vertigo gaze stabilization exercises are often used in vestibular rehab settings for many different kinds of vertigo. Some of the exercises might make you dizzy at first, but they should get easier over time. They should also help increase your balance.

For the exercises, you are going to move your head, but keep your eyes focused on one spot. Hold out your finger in front of you, or put an X or A, or any letter on a piece of paper on the wall. While focusing on the one spot, move your head side to side as smoothly as you can 10 times.

Then move your head up and down 10 times. Try to stay focused on your finger or the letter the whole time.

Finally, move it at a diagonal 10 times one way, and then 10 times the other way.

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