What is Vestibular Rehab?

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Vestibular rehabilitation is a specialized form of physical therapy aimed at addressing issues related to the vestibular system, which is responsible for balance and spatial orientation.The vestibular system is located within the inner ear and works in conjunction with visual and proprioceptive (body position) inputs to maintain stability and coordination.Vestibular rehabilitation is commonly used to […]

Importance of the Psoas Major muscle

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The psoas major muscle, often referred to as the iliopsoas, is a large muscle located in the human body. It is actually made up of two muscles, the psoas major and the iliacus, which work together. Here’s some key information about the psoas major muscle: At Florida Therapy & Vestibular Rehab, we will assess the […]

Are you struggling with TMJ?

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Did you know TMJ disorder can contribute to neck pain and dizziness? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) involves several muscles, including the temporalis, masseter, and medial pterygoid muscles. These muscles play a crucial role in jaw movement, such as opening, closing, and side-to-side motions. Dysfunction in these muscles or the TMJ itself can lead to conditions […]

The importance of the Piriformis muscle

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The piriformis muscle is a small, pear-shaped muscle located deep within the buttock region. Its primary function is to assist in the rotation of the hip joint, allowing for movements such as turning the leg outward. The piriformis muscle is also important because the sciatic nerve (which runs from the lower back down the leg) […]

Benefits of Russian Electrical Stimulation

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Russian electrical stimulation, often referred to as Russian stim or Russian current, is a form of electrical muscle stimulation used in physical therapy.️This treatment involves a specific type of electrical waveform used to stimulate the nerves and facilitate a muscle contraction.The electrodes are placed in very specific locations on the muscle belly where the nerve […]