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...
Vertigo with Hearing Loss

Vertigo with Hearing Loss

Vertigo with hearing loss should not be ignored. This type of symptom cluster typically requires a thorough work up, including but not limited to a brain MRI and comprehensive hearing test. When I evaluate a new patient who has vertigo with hearing loss, I usually...
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...
Meniere’s Vertigo

Meniere’s Vertigo

Meniere’s vertigo attacks are recurrent episodes of severe vertigo, dizziness, tinnitus, and hearing loss (along with other symptoms) that occur spontaneously and last for minutes to hours, up to a day, then resolve. The co-occurring symptoms include nausea, vomiting,...

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