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Vestibular Assessment

Vestibular Testing - VNG (Video-nystagmography), cervical and ocular VEMPs (Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials) to assess inner ear function and help diagnose vestibular neuritis, BPPV, central vestibular disorders

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular Rehabilitation is proven to be the most effective form of treatment for several forms of vestibular disorders. We perform maneuvers for BPPV and carry on personalized vestibular exercise programs.

Hearing Health

Hearing tests (audiometry, speech audiometry and middle ear analysis) in addition to strategies to manage tinnitus and decreased sound tolerance (hyperacusis)

Support

You don't have to do this alone. Connect with the BC Balance and Dizziness Society for support, inspiration and education

Timely and comprehensive testing and personalized treatment for your dizziness, vertigo and balance concerns, all in one place! 

The Audio-Vestibular Clinic offers the most modern and accurate tests to assess how the inner ear balance sensors are working and integrating with the eyes, body and brain to maintain balance.

We are able to analyse all five inner ear sensors for balance with our VNG (Video-nystagmography), Positional and Positioning Tests, vHIT (Video Head Impulse Test), cervical and ocular VEMPs.

Interpreting test results in addition to a complete hearing assessment and a detailed description of your symptoms allows us to carefully tailor a rehabilitation program that can be implemented right away.

You do not need a referral. You can have answers to your questions and start  your journey to recovery now! 

Services are not covered by MSP. Consult your extended healthcare plan provider for reimbursement. 

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About us

We are dedicated to providing excellent, timely and tailored vestibular testing and vestibular rehabilitation in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.
Erica H. Zaia

Erica H. Zaia

Founder, director

Erica has performed vestibular testing and rehabilitation for 25 years. She had intense training in vestibular assessment and rehabilitation during her 8 years of education to complete her bachelor’s, master’s and clinical specialization in audiology. She regularly attends international courses and conferences in the field. She has worked in a variety of settings, including St. Paul’s Hospital (Vancouver), the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital (London, England) and public and private practices in Brazil.

What Patients Have to Say

"If you have a reduced/impaired vestibular system and have been told "there is no cure" or to "hang in there and learn to live with it" it can leave you feeling pretty lost. Erica helped me find my footing with Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy and I don't feel lost anymore. She is caring, knowledgeable and thoroughly dedicated to her practice - I cannot imagine anyone more equipped and capable. Thank you Erica." (J.M)

"I cannot express how grateful I am for your listening, acuity, help and care this morning. It's been a long, hard road getting to someone who has that combination of qualities and it makes a huge difference for the people you serve. You're a very special helping professional!" (H.H.)

"I am much improved, with many thanks to you for the exercises and guidance! Pretty well back to my usual self, I would say." (M.O.D)

"I know Erica from some of the lectures she gave at St Paul’s Hospital during BC Balance and Dizziness meetings. Erica is smart, knowledgeable and caring. She is easygoing and your vestibular dysfunction will be met with Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy tailored to your own needs. Thanks Erica." (HGF)