Decrease The Risk of Falling: Talk to your Healthcare Provider

Decrease The Risk of Falling: Talk to your Healthcare Provider

Take Action to Decrease the Risk of Falling Chronic conditions and medications can cause falls for a lot of older people. Some examples of chronic conditions that can cause falls include things like diabetes, high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation, Parkinson’s...
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...
Flying with Vertigo: Tips for Plane Travel with Vertigo

Flying with Vertigo: Tips for Plane Travel with Vertigo

Can you go flying with Vertigo? Many people ask me if they can go flying with vertigo. I cannot make that decision for you but I can share tips to get through the airport more comfortably. I have published three past blogs with helpful tips for flying with...
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,...
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...
Vertigo: Evidence & Analysis

Vertigo: Evidence & Analysis

One of the keys to solving the most complex cases of dizziness and vertigo is to gather and analyze evidence. In vertigo cases, evidence is the description of symptoms and the response to treatments. Gather Evidence In order for a case of dizziness or vertigo to be...

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