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...
Help! I Get Dizzy at the Dentist

Help! I Get Dizzy at the Dentist

Are you afraid of getting dizzy at the dentist? I meet a lot of people who have felt dizziness in the dental chair and are now afraid to go back! Dental care is important to maintain healthy teeth and gums. In this blog, I will share three tips to help if you are...
Is Meclizine Dangerous for treating Vertigo?

Is Meclizine Dangerous for treating Vertigo?

Meclizine is commonly prescribed for people with dizziness and vertigo, including older adults. In some cases, it may be needed but in other cases it is dangerous. Older adults are often frequently told that there’s nothing they can do about the vertigo because they...
What Is Dizziness?

What Is Dizziness?

What is dizziness? Dizziness is the general term that most people use for all related symptoms in this category. Dizziness is what you will most commonly hear people call it when they feel “off.” People that know what vertigo is are people who have had...
Can Medication Increase The Risk of Falling?

Can Medication Increase The Risk of Falling?

Did you know that even taking just one medication can increase the risk of falling? How do you ask? In this article, I will discuss some reasons why taking medication for your vertigo can increase your risk of falling. Medication Side Effects Some medications can also...
FAQ: Can Exercise Reduce my Risk of Falling?

FAQ: Can Exercise Reduce my Risk of Falling?

Today we’re going to answer a question that I frequently hear from my patients which is “Can exercise reduce my risk of falling?” The answer to the question is “Yes.” If you’re only going to do one thing to reduce your risk of falling, exercise...
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