FAQ: Should I Be Supplementing with Vitamin D to Reduce My Risk of Falling?

FAQ: Should I Be Supplementing with Vitamin D to Reduce My Risk of Falling?

Today we are going to answer a question that I frequently hear (FAQ) from my patients, which is, “Should I be supplementing with vitamin D to reduce my risk of falling?” The answer is that it’s been thought for awhile, based on the research that has come...
FAQ: Why Do I Get Dizzy When I Look Up?

FAQ: Why Do I Get Dizzy When I Look Up?

Today we are going to answer a question that I frequently hear (FAQ) from my patients which is, “Why do I get dizzy when I look up?” The answer to that question is that dizziness with looking up – or what we call “Top Shelf Vertigo”...
Recurrence of BPPV Symptoms: How Will I Know if it Comes Back?

Recurrence of BPPV Symptoms: How Will I Know if it Comes Back?

Anytime that I treat a patient for BPPV, I always educate them on the possibility that BPPV symptoms could recur in the future. Of course, I also encourage them to contact me right away so they don’t get the run around, develop a fear of falling or experience...
Can my Case of Vertigo also cause my Memory Problems?

Can my Case of Vertigo also cause my Memory Problems?

I had an opportunity to work with a patient who traveled from the Northwest United States to San Diego to consult with me privately on his case of vertigo. According to his wife, he was also experiencing memory problems which started at exact the same time. He had...
Can Anyone Help with the Room Spinning Before I Get Hurt Again?

Can Anyone Help with the Room Spinning Before I Get Hurt Again?

A woman I just spoke to on the phone was referred to my physical therapy specialty practice because she has experienced the “room spinning” and has been seriously injured by two recent falls in the last six months. Luckily, person who referred her to me is aware of...

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