Have You Tried Yoga?

Have You Tried Yoga?

“Part of any Adapted Yoga Program is to give the nervous system a rest.” -Eric L. Small, Yoga and Multiple Sclerosis   I first began practicing yoga in 2006 while recovering from injuries from several accidents. The results that I experienced with...
FAQ: Can My Reaction Time Be Improved with Practice?

FAQ: Can My Reaction Time Be Improved with Practice?

Today we are going to answer a question which I often hear from my patients, which is “Can My Reaction Time Be Improved with Practice?” The answer is, that in younger people, when they lose their balance, or they almost fall, they initiate a balance reaction which is...
What is Normal Aging of the Balance System?

What is Normal Aging of the Balance System?

When I teach my physical therapy colleagues and students about dizziness, vertigo, imbalance, fall risk and normal aging, I always emphasize the importance of distinguishing between normal aging and disease, or pathology.   That is a key point is determining...
Summer Heat and Migraine Dizziness

Summer Heat and Migraine Dizziness

Anyone who suffers with migraines, like I do, knows that certain “triggers” can set off a migraine episode. My list of migraine triggers is well-known to my close family and friends, so they can all help me avoid being exposed to anything that will make my...
FAQ: What are 5 Common Signs and Symptoms of Vestibular Health Problems?

FAQ: What are 5 Common Signs and Symptoms of Vestibular Health Problems?

Today we are going to answer the Frequently Asked Question, “What are the top 5 signs and symptoms that I may have a vestibular problem?” The answer is that people with vestibular problems commonly complain of feelings of imbalance. They may have...

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