Fears After Recovering from Vertigo

Fears After Recovering from Vertigo

Vestibular physical therapy is very helpful to resolve many types of vertigo. Even after the outcome has resolved the vertigo symptoms, many patients have lingering fears after recovering from vertigo.  In this blog, I will share some common fears I hear from my...
Can You Have Dizziness After A Concussion?

Can You Have Dizziness After A Concussion?

I do see a fair number of patients who have dizziness after a concussion. However, I do not specialize in mTBI (mild traumatic brain injury) or concussion rehab. In this blog, I’ll talk more about dizziness after concussion and what might need to be addressed...
Dysautonomia: Emerging Strategies To Identify and Manage

Dysautonomia: Emerging Strategies To Identify and Manage

On Thursday 2/23/23 in the afternoon at a national physical therapy conference (CSM) in San Diego, I attended a fantastic presentation about Dysautonomia that included differential diagnosis, examination, appropriate referrals, treatment options, and exercise...
Migraine Medication May Help Relieve Dizzy Spells

Migraine Medication May Help Relieve Dizzy Spells

Migraine Medication may Help Relieve Dizzy Spells Migraine medication may help people with dizziness or vertigo from vestibular migraines. In this blog, I will discuss different types of medications. Resting in a quiet, cool, dark place may help relieve a migraine...
Vestibular Migraines: A Root Cause of Vertigo

Vestibular Migraines: A Root Cause of Vertigo

Vestibular migraines are a root cause of recurrent episodes of dizziness and vertigo spells for some people. DURATION OF VESTIBULAR MIGRAINES A vestibular migraine can last for five minutes up to 72 hours. On average though,  vestibular migraines usually last for a...
BPPV Recurrence

BPPV Recurrence

Brainstorm about BPPV Recurrence There is a fairly high rate of BPPV recurrence, especially in people with migraines. If you have previously suffered from vertigo, you may have been successfully treated for BPPV. Although BPPV can be successfully treated, it is never...

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