Why Do I Feel Dizzy When I Stand Up?

Why Do I Feel Dizzy When I Stand Up?

Dizziness while standing can have various root causes. The key information that will help your healthcare providers determine the root cause is the duration of the symptoms. When you stand up, how long does the dizziness last? In this article, I will share ten...
Vestibular System Function and Dysfunction

Vestibular System Function and Dysfunction

Vestibular System Function and Dysfunction The human vestibular system has four primary functions. Thereby, vestibular dysfunction causes four primary problems. In this blog, I will discuss four functions of the vestibular system. For each function, I will describe...
Recurrent BPPV Risk Factors

Recurrent BPPV Risk Factors

BPPV has a high recurrence rate and is mostly idiopathic (no known cause). There is no current general consensus among researchers or clinicians about recurrent BPPV risk factors. Therefore, risk factors for recurrent BPPV is a very important topic! I’ve recently...
COVID Related Dizziness

COVID Related Dizziness

COVID related dizziness is a huge epidemic. Since the era of COVID began in early 2020, my private physical therapy practice has never been more busy. I’ve seen a huge uptick in new cases of dizziness and vertigo, especially in young people. I’ll share some of my...
BPPV Recurrence: What Does The Research Say?

BPPV Recurrence: What Does The Research Say?

Everyone who is treated for BPPV should be educated on the risk of BPPV recurrence and what to do about it. In this blog, I will discuss a summary of findings from three research studies published on this important topic. Study #1 In one study of 548 patients over an...
Treatment Techniques for BPPV

Treatment Techniques for BPPV

On Friday February 24, 2023, I attended an outstanding lecture on Treatment Techniques for BPPV at a national physical therapy conference (CSM) called: Beyond Posterior Canal BPPV: Clinical Decision Making and a Critical Appraisal of Treatment Techniques for Anterior...

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