Patient instructions before vestibular testing (VNG)

These instructions should be followed before vestibular testing. If not sure contact the test facility

Balance and dizziness questionnaires

The balance and dizziness questionnaires are standardized and internationally recognised. It is advisable to complete in your most comfortable language. The two questionnaires on the left are in English and the two on the right in Afrikaans.

Balance and dizziness examination

The balance and dizziness examination consists of different tests that will help to make a diagnosis. These tests should not be seen in isolation but are all part of a battery of tests that look at different parts of the vestibular system. It should be interpreted in conjunction with a comprehensive case history and meticulous clinical examination. Explanation of the tests.

Genetic Testing


Mrs Frieda Loubser
Cape Town Genetic Counselling
BSc Hons (Genetics), US
MSc Genetic Counselling, UCT
HPCSA Registered Genetic Counsellor
t: 083 225 4289


Genetic councelling: 011 678 5969
Suretha Erasmus  
Selfoon nommer:  082 375 1118

Noelene Kinsley      
Selfoon nommer:  082 547 5720

Vestibular Testing Facilities


Liezel Kotze


Rialette Gous Inc
303 Muelmed Mediclinic Hospital, 577 Pretorius street, Arcadia, Pretoria
Tel: 012 3414450

Archer & Mann Audiologists
577 Rossouw Street, The Willows, Pretoria,
Tel: 012 8071334

Mariet du Plooy Audiologists
Room 10,Netcare Pretoria East, Cnr of Garsfontein & Netcare Road, Pretoria East, Pretoria
Telephone: 012 422 2696

Dr Barbara Heinze
Office 3-27, Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria
Telephone: 012 4205358

Griesel & Janse van Rensburg Audiologists
Unit 4 Suite B5 Lifestyle Management Park, Clifton Lane, Lyttelton Manor, Centurion
Telephone: 012 6645559

Hendrika de Clercq
Unit 102, 1st floor, Midstream Hill Medical Park, Cnr. Midstream Hill Boulevard and Godley drive, Midstream estate, Midrand
Telephone: 012 7559711


Better Balance and Hearing
10 Bedford Garden Medical Suites, 3 Bradford Road, Bedford Gardens, Johannesburg
Tel: 0116226314/5

Balance and dizzy matters
1 De la Rey Road, Rivonia, Johannesburg
Tel: 0114634639

Radiology Services


Prof Leon Janse van Rensburg
M R I Unit Room G08 Mediclinic Panorama, Rothschild Boulevard, Panorama, Cape Town.
Tel: 021 930 4460


Dr Andre Burger

Dr Ilse Serfontein

De Beer De Jager Radiologists
Ground floor, Muelmed Mediclinic, 577 Pretorius street, Arcadia, Pretoria
Tel: 012 3412491/2/3/4

(Currently only Cone beam CT scan for the Temporal Bone in South Africa)