Balance Disorders Clinic

The Balance Disorders Clinic at Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center helps adults determine the cause of balance and dizziness disorders, including disequilibrium and vertigo. 

Balance Disorders Clinic: Why Choose Vanderbilt

  • Specially-trained audiologists: Our audiologists are experts in balance disorders and dizziness-related problems. They have unique expertise to pinpoint your problems and provide answers. Our specially-trained audiologists examine your overall stability through a thorough balance assessment, including the inner ear, sensors in the feet and vision.
  • Collaborative care: Because balance disorders may involve different areas of the body, our clinic brings together specialists from physical therapy, audiology, otolaryngology and neurology. Together, they determine the cause of your condition and create a personalized plan that will help lower your risk of falling and keep you independent. 
  • Innovative research: Vanderbilt is committed to innovative research. You will have access to new and developing balance disorders treatments being studied in research studies, including gamma knife radiosurgery.

Balance Disorders Clinic: Conditions We Treat

  • Balance problems
  • Disequilibrium (Unsteadiness when walking)
  • Dizziness
  • Inner ear problems
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular problems

Balance Disorders Clinic: Tests We Offer

  • Electrocochleography (ECOG)
  • Electronystagmography (ENG)
  • Hearing test
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan
  • Balance test
  • Rotary chair test
  • Vestibular evoked myogenic potential test 
  • Videonystagmography (VNG)

Balance Disorders Clinic Treatments

  • Balance retraining and/or aids
  • Hearing aids
  • Medicine
  • Positioning procedures
  • Radiation
  • Surgery
  • Vestibular exercises

Balance Disorders Clinic Locations

Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center
Medical Center East – South Tower, 7th Floor
1215 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232
Phone: (615) 936-5000
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Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center
Medical Center East – South Tower, 9th Floor
1215 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232
Phone: (615) 936-5000
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Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Franklin
919 Murfreesboro Road
Franklin, TN 37064
Phone: (615) 936-5000
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