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UPMC Centers for Rehab Services: Patient Stories

​Balance and Vestibular Rehab Stories

Read the stories of some of our balance and vestibular rehab patients. If you have a story to share, please fill out our online form.


Meet Don

Don - Balance and Vestibular Rehab Story

Don had suffered from a mild case of vertigo for years. He had learned to live with it, but daily activities, such as sleeping, were still a nuisance. Don’s doctor recommended he try physical therapy.

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Meet Cheryl

Cheryl, a retired UPMC nurse, was used to being active and on her feet; however, after going through chemo, she was left with numbness in her feet and balance issues. A former colleague recommended Cheryl try physical therapy focused on post-chemo symptoms.

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