Dizziness Vs. Vertigo: An Analysis

Dizziness Vs. Vertigo: An Analysis

Link to video on YouTube This blog is a transcription of the video linked above. My mission as a healthcare provider is to rescue mismanaged and misunderstood people with dizziness, vertigo, imbalance and chronic falls. In this blog we will go over the following...
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,...

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