My Path to Helping People With Vertigo

My Path to Helping People With Vertigo

People often ask me: Why did you decide to do this? Why does your practice focus only on patients with dizziness, vertigo, balance problems or falls? I respond that my specialty practice is powered by evidence and driven by empathy. The evidence behind Vestibular...
How to Manage Dizzy Spells

How to Manage Dizzy Spells

This blog contains an overview of how to manage dizzy spells. Overview of Dizzy Spells Dizzy spells have many possible causes, which is called multi-factorial. The multi-factorial nature of dizzy spells is the reason many patients lack a proper, comprehensive root...
Vertigo and PTSD: What’s the Relationship?

Vertigo and PTSD: What’s the Relationship?

I have observed a few different relationships between vertigo and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Vertigo can Cause PTSD First of all, some people have such severe episodes of dizziness and vertigo that they actually get PTSD from the vertigo. They might...
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...

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