Footwear to Reduce Falling

Footwear to Reduce Falling

All can fall! People of any age can fall, especially if they have dizziness or vertigo. Proper footwear is important to prevent falls. Today I am going to answer a question that I frequently hear from my patients, which is: “Is there a type of footwear to reduce...
Assistive Devices To Stop Falls

Assistive Devices To Stop Falls

Assistive Devices to Stop Falls My grandfather, Bill, is an important figure in my life. He is an electrical engineer who had a very successful career, but he didn’t know anything about fall prevention when he retired. In my observation, that is pretty typical for a...
What is The Bell Method?

What is The Bell Method?

Do you know someone with dizziness or vertigo who feels discouraged about the possibility of a full recovery or a better life? Or feels misunderstood or disregarded by their healthcare providers? Maybe it’s you? If so, you may benefit from The Bell Method. Do...
How can I Safely Move around with Vertigo?

How can I Safely Move around with Vertigo?

Sometimes we cannot avoid moving around with vertigo because we need to go to the bathroom or perform other normal daily activities. The problem is that moving around with vertigo can cause falls, so I offer these tips and suggestions for people who need to safely...
Self-Awareness of Walking Stability with Neuropathy or Normal Aging of the Feet

Self-Awareness of Walking Stability with Neuropathy or Normal Aging of the Feet

While I was at a community event last Monday at the Vista Senior Center, I was promoting the message that “Many falls are preventable” and passing out flyers for my new E-course, which is designed to benefit people with foot neuropathy, reduced blood flow...
Foot Neuropathy Treatment

Foot Neuropathy Treatment

A patient with foot neuropathy has amazed me over the last 6 weeks by the improvement in his walking stability and his confidence with walking outside. When I first saw him, he was literally shuffling – or sliding – his feet along the floor with small...