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Center for Balance Disorders



Vestibular rehabilitation at the center is provided by Helen Cohen, Ed.D., OTR, FAOTA, an internationally recognized occupational therapist-vestibular physiologist and expert in vestibular and balance rehabilitation. Vestibular rehabilitation will vary from patient to patient. Dr. Cohen will evaluate the patient and tailor exercises and/or therapy maneuvers for a specific inner ear disorder. Rehabilitation may require one or more visits from the patient.


Melody Fregia, MA, LPC, a licensed professional counselor, assists patients who have problems
with the emotional aspects of chronic vertigo, imbalance and tinnitus. Melody is uniquely qualified; before she became a counselor, she was a technician here in the CFBD, testing our patients. Read more about Counseling for Patients with Chronic Imbalance, Vertigo and Tinnitus.