Myths About Falls: What to Know

Myths About Falls: What to Know

There are many “myths” going around about falls and aging. I am going to talk about three of them in this blog post. I hope that addressing these three myths about falls gives you some hope in terms of the aging experience. Myth #1 The first myth about...
Vertigo Triggers To Watch Out For

Vertigo Triggers To Watch Out For

This blog lists common vertigo triggers that you may want to note and share with your healthcare provider if they are affecting you. Sleeping Positions Certain sleeping positions may be vertigo triggers. Are you having to sleep upright to avoid vertigo? Perhaps lying...
Dizziness Vs. Vertigo: An Analysis (Webinar Transcription)

Dizziness Vs. Vertigo: An Analysis (Webinar Transcription)

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...
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...
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...

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