Lightheadedness and Presyncope

Lightheadedness and Presyncope

Lightheadedness and Presyncope When a patient complains of “dizziness,” it may not always be a vestibular issue. There are many non-vestibular causes of dizziness. Lightheadedness and Presyncope are two symptoms that patients may be experiencing when they...
Reflux and Vertigo: What Is The Link?

Reflux and Vertigo: What Is The Link?

Many people suffer from reflux and vertigo. Heartburn is another term for reflux. If reflux gets to be a chronic problem, it can eventually lead to GERD. That stands for gastro-esophageal reflux disease. What is the Link between Reflux and Vertigo? Refluxed food...
Dizziness After Cancer Treatment: Five Reasons

Dizziness After Cancer Treatment: Five Reasons

Dizziness after cancer treatment is a common complaint. In my experience, there are five reasons why people experience dizziness after cancer treatment. 1. Tumor Location The location of the tumor can cause dizziness. Tumors in the brain or ears can contribute to...
Occupational Therapy vs. Physical Therapy: What Is the Difference?

Occupational Therapy vs. Physical Therapy: What Is the Difference?

I believe it is important to make a distinction between occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT), as it seems that those two professions are sometimes lumped together. Both PT and OT are Rehab Services Physical therapy and occupational therapy are basically...
What Is A Vestibular Physical Therapist?

What Is A Vestibular Physical Therapist?

As a Vestibular Physical Therapist, I am a physical therapist that specializes in helping people with dizziness, vertigo, balance problems, and falls. A Vestibular Physical Therapist Will Look for the Root Cause When I get a dizzy patient, I look at the symptoms and...
Vision and Fall Risk: How to Reduce Falls

Vision and Fall Risk: How to Reduce Falls

Vision and Fall Risk Normal Aging When we look at vision and fall risk, there are a couple of things to consider. First of all, we have normal aging of the eyes. Normal aging of the eyes is going to affect everybody. No matter if you have an eye problem or not, as you...
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