How to Reduce the Risk of Falling In Your Home

How to Reduce the Risk of Falling In Your Home

Reduce the Risk of Falling at Home Making your home more safe is important to reduce the risk of falling, especially if you have dizziness, vertigo, unsteadiness with walking, or balance problems. Most falls occur on a level surface, slipping or tripping inside your...
How To Maintain Balance and Mobility

How To Maintain Balance and Mobility

If you are looking to maintain balance and mobility, the main thing to remember is — move it or lose it. It’s pretty simple, right? A lot of people think that when they retire they are just going to be sedentary and relax. In contrast, if you are retired,...
BPPV Causes: What Are They?

BPPV Causes: What Are They?

Before we talk about BPPV causes, you may want to look at Part 1 of our BPPV overview to get yourself up-to-speed on on what BPPV is as well as Part 3. We also previously published another related blog on BPPV Causes. BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) is the...
Latest Research: BPPV Without Nystagmus

Latest Research: BPPV Without Nystagmus

I am so happy that there is now research to support BPPV without nystagmus! I wrote an earlier blog about BPPV without nystagmus, called “Symptomatic BPPV.” The blog was about how I resolved complaints of vertigo in my patients who have symptoms of BPPV...
Vestibular Rehab: What Is It?

Vestibular Rehab: What Is It?

In this blog, I share the Key Points about Vestibular Rehab proven by research and found in the medical literature. Vocabulary: Vestibular Rehab is short for Vestibular Rehabilitation. It is specialized physical therapy for the inner ear balance system, or the...
Dizziness When Standing: What To Do About It

Dizziness When Standing: What To Do About It

Many people wonder, “What should I do if I feel dizziness when standing?” Dizziness when standing is often caused by a drop in blood pressure due to the force of gravity with standing and a lack of sufficient cardiovascular response, causing...

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