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 Get Vertigo at the Salon? Three Possible Reasons

Why Do I Get Vertigo at the Salon? Three Possible Reasons

Many of my patients complain of vertigo at the hair salon, especially while getting their hair shampooed. In this article, I will discuss three possible reasons for vertigo at the hair salon. I always recommend notifying your primary care provider about any vertigo at...
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...
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...
Dizziness and Neck Stiffness

Dizziness and Neck Stiffness

Dizziness and Neck Stiffness Typically the neck is not even considered as a possible root cause of dizziness unless the patient complains of neck pain. I have found neck stiffness can cause motion-activated dizziness and neck pain. Neck Mobility is Important to...

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