Dental Vertigo: What Causes It?

Dental Vertigo: What Causes It?

Dental vertigo is a common complaint among my patients. Many of my patients experienced vertigo at or after the dentist. In this article, I will share five causes of dental vertigo. 1. Neck When you are reclined in the dental chair with your head turned to the side,...
How To Find A Vertigo Doctor In Your Area

How To Find A Vertigo Doctor In Your Area

Find a Vertigo Doctor If you are someone who is experiencing vertigo and you are looking to find a vertigo doctor who is skilled and qualified to help you, then you are not alone. I hear from people all across the United States and from many foreign countries who have...
BPPV Questions Answered by Dr. Kim Bell, DPT

BPPV Questions Answered by Dr. Kim Bell, DPT

In this article, I answer two BPPV questions. BPPV Questions: Q. After one episode of BPPV resolved with vestibular therapy, is it possible that BPPV never returns? Well, if you are an optimist, of course! But in terms of recurrence rates, it’s about a 35% rate...
Why is Walking Downhill Hard?

Why is Walking Downhill Hard?

Is walking downhill hard for you? I have met a number of older adults who were having trouble walking downhill. They told me that they had fallen, could not balance well, or had limited confidence to try to walk downhill. After working with them to improve their...
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...

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