Anterior Canal BPPV: Does it Exist?

Anterior Canal BPPV: Does it Exist?

This blog is an advanced topic which shares my perspective in the ongoing debate among vestibular professionals about the existence of anterior canal BPPV. Hint: It exists! In the 2008 original BPPV clinical practice guidelines, anterior canal BPPV was stated to be a...
What to Avoid after BPPV treatment

What to Avoid after BPPV treatment

What to Avoid after BPPV treatment Believe it or not, when I first started treating BPPV in 2006, we used to have our patients sleep upright and wear a soft cervical collar for a few days after treatment. Yes, it is true! Things have changed since then. The research...
BPPV Symptoms: What to Know

BPPV Symptoms: What to Know

Previously, I have covered the topic of BPPV in two previous blog posts, BPPV Overview Part 1 and Part 2. In this blog post we will talk about BPPV Symptoms. I will cover common complaints associated with BPPV symptoms, common positions and activities that trigger...
Driving after Vertigo Treatment

Driving after Vertigo Treatment

Driving with Dizziness is Against the Law The one important thing to remember about driving after vertigo treatment is that first and foremost, the law restricts people who are subject to vertigo attacks from driving. I suggest you talk to your doctor and review the...
Treating Vertigo Yourself: Eight Common Pitfalls

Treating Vertigo Yourself: Eight Common Pitfalls

Treating Vertigo Yourself: Is it a Good Idea? Many people who experience the symptoms of vertigo or dizziness go to the doctor for care. Sometimes the doctor or nurse will give you an exercise sheet and suggest for you to try treating vertigo yourself. Other times,...
What Causes Dizziness?

What Causes Dizziness?

People tend to look for what causes dizziness, where in most cases, it may not be just one factor that is causing this problem. The Cause of Dizziness is Usually Multifactorial Some of the body areas that may be causing dizziness are the ears, eyes, neck, heart,...
Blurry Vision: What you Need to Know

Blurry Vision: What you Need to Know

If your vision is blurry, the first two professionals to consult are most likely your primary care physician and your eye doctor. The eye doctor can check your vision to see if you need new glasses. If you have recently gotten new glasses, it is possible the...
Flying with Vertigo: Tips for Plane Travel with Vertigo

Flying with Vertigo: Tips for Plane Travel with Vertigo

Can you go flying with Vertigo? Many people ask me if they can go flying with vertigo. I cannot make that decision for you but I can share tips to get through the airport more comfortably. I have published three past blogs with helpful tips for flying with...
Epley Maneuver: 5 Reasons Why It Does Not Work

Epley Maneuver: 5 Reasons Why It Does Not Work

The Epley Maneuver for BPPV Particle Repositioning Many people with dizziness or vertigo have heard of the “Epley maneuver” as a treatment. The Epley maneuver is used to reposition BPPV crystals. It is the first procedure of its kind, published in the...

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