Computerized Dynamic Posturography (CDP)

CDP was developed to evaluate the coordinated integration of all components: eyes (vision), inner ear (vestibular), and muscles and joints (somatosensory) involved in maintaining balance. CDP can determine whether one or more of the three systems is abnormal. CDP is a non-invasive procedure using sensors and computer monitoring to record body movement while the patient maintains balance in a variety of standing test conditions.

Hearing Services

The Balance and Hearing Center also offers a comprehensive hearing program which evaluates the outer, middle, and inner ear integrity. Those individuals who show a hearing loss will be counseled on available options. If hearing aids are recommended, we can also provide the appropriate device specifically adjusted to compensate for your loss.

Vestibular and Balance Therapy

Vestibular and Balance Rehab are the individualized use of exercises and techniques which are designed to significantly reduce the severity of dizziness, balance problems, and associated limitations. When appropriate, patients undergo further assessments of strength, dynamic balance skills, and movement tolerance to determine their customized programs.

Research has shown these specialized exercises to be very effective at lessening the severity of symptoms and improving function in all ages which may include anyone from children to the elderly, athletes, and professionals.

What to Expect

Your time in the Center will vary based on your physician’s orders. However, most comprehensive balance assessments last about two and a half hours. We encourage you to have someone accompany you to and from the appointment. You will also be requested not to take certain medications 48-hours prior to your appointment; therefore, consult your physician before discontinuing any prescribed medications. Contact lenses and eye make-up are discouraged during parts of the testing.

Patient Referrals

The Balance and Hearing Center is an open-referral service, which means physicians can refer the patients for any combination of diagnostic testing, medical consult, vestibular of balance therapy.

To schedule an appointment, or to learn more about our services, please call (601) 376-2151.

Additional Information:

Vestibular Disorders Association -
NeuroCom International, Inc. -