Welcome to Dizzy Care Clinic

DizzyCare Clinic is a private vestibular phystiotherapy clinic established in 2012. We specialise in diagnosis and treatment of vertigo, dizziness and unsteadiness. DizzyCare Clinic is one of a very few clinics in the UK that provides vestibular rehabilitation exclusively for patients with vestibular disorders. We also provide workshops and training courses on vestibular rehabilitation for health professionals in the UK and abroad.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide evidence based and patient centred vestibular rehabilitation for patients with vertigo, dizziness and unsteadiness.

Our Vision

To become a centre of excellence in the region for providing vestibular and balance rehabilitation for patients with vertigo, dizziness and unsteadiness

About Dizzycare Clinic

Do you suffer from Vertigo, Dizziness or Unsteadiness?

Have you lost hope of getting better because you have been told or convinced yourself that:

  • It is all in the mind
  • OR
  • To learn to live with it
  • OR
  • Dizziness is due to aging.

Don't Despair

At DizzyCare Clinic we will try our best to help you to get rid of your dizziness and improve your balance so that you can do the things that you always enjoyed doing without fear/anxiety of getting attacks of dizziness.

Meet the Specialist

Samy Selvanayagam
BSc PT, MSc PT, MCSP, Cert. VRT (USA)

  • Clinical specialist & Director of the DizzyCare Clinic, Codsall, Wolverhampton, UK where he has been providing customised vestibular rehabilitation for patients with vertigo, dizziness and impaired balance since 2012
  • Tutor & Director of Vestibular Rehabilitation workshops and courses run by DizzyCare Clinic across the UK and abroad.
  • Successfully gained Competency Certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation in 2009 at Emory University under the Directorship of the world renowned Prof. S. J. Herdman PhD PT.
  • Completed Masters in Advanced Physiotherapy in Neurology -2000 (T N Medical University, Chennai, India)
  • Completed Undergraduate in Physiotherapy – 1996 (TN Medical University, Chennai, India)
  • Samy is a member of Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC), Chartered Society of Physiotherapist (CSP) & Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Interest in Vestibular Rehabilitation (ACPIVR)
  • Won Robert Williams International award by CSP for a research poster presented at WCPT Congress at Amsterdam in June 2011.
  • Works as a Senior Physiotherapist In the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Hospital Trust, Wolverhampton, West Midlands since 2006.

Treatments

Dizziness

  • Dizziness is one of the common symptom that affects people across all ages
  • However its prevalence significantly increases in people above the age of 60 years
  • Disorder in the inner ear balance organ is one of the most common cause for the dizziness , vertigo and unsteadiness
  • Use of medication for dizziness is only helpful during Acute vestibular symptoms ( vertigo, vomiting, unsteadiness).
  • Taking the vestibular medication s for longer than a week would interfere with recovery process
  • Customised vestibular rehabilitation is superior than “ watchful waiting”, vestibular medications, generic exercises & self-treatments using internet materials

Conditions to be treated

  • Vertigo, Dizziness & Unsteadiness
  • Labyrnthitis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
  • Vestibular Migraine
  • Motion hypersensitivity
  • Cervicogenic Dizziness
  • Multisensory Dizziness
  • Balance training after surgical removal of Acoustic neuroma
  • Dizziness due to Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease. etc
  • Dizziness due to concussion injuries
  • Ototoxicity (unsteadiness due to antibiotics or chemotherapy)
  • Age related balance problems
  • Meniere’s Disease

Treatments at DizzyCare Clinic

  • Epley manoeuvre -BPPV
  • Semont manoeuvre- BPPV
  • VOR –Adaptation exercises- Labyrinthitis, hypofunction
  • Habituation exercises – Motion hypersensitivity
  • Virtual reality training- Visual vertigo
  • Vestibular Rehab and life style modification – Vestibular migraine
  • Gaze stability & balance training- Meniere’s Disease
  • Balance training- Concussion injuries
  • Gait training

Online Consultation

"Distance doesn't matter any more"

"Dont have to worry about driving to the clinic when you are dizzy"

"Don’t have to wait for a lift to attend the appointment"

We now offer consultations via Skype, Facetime, WhatsApp and phone. Your first consultation will be free of charge. Please complete our Video/Call Consultations booking form to book an appointment.

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