Cervical Vertigo Questions Answered by Dr. Kim Bell, DPT

Cervical Vertigo Questions Answered by Dr. Kim Bell, DPT

Q. Does Diagnostic Testing help to identify Cervical Vertigo? In many cases, a hands-on exam is sufficient to get started with treatment for cervical vertigo. My testing methods and root cause analysis are very specific to determine if dizziness and vertigo is related...
Why Do I Have Pulsating Dizziness?

Why Do I Have Pulsating Dizziness?

Pulsating dizziness typically indicates that the heartbeat is somehow involved. In this blog, we will discuss a few possible causes of pulsating dizziness and what type of healthcare providers may be able to help. Pulsating dizziness may be fairly constant and can...
Sensitivity To Light: Possible Root Causes and What to Do

Sensitivity To Light: Possible Root Causes and What to Do

Having sensitivity to light is a common symptom that my vertigo patients report. They often ask: Why do bright light or sunlight makes me feel more dizzy or nauseous? Why do LEDs or fluorescent lighting trigger symptoms of dizziness, vertigo, or nausea? Why do...
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...

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