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...
My Healing Journey

My Healing Journey

I have learned that a root cause analysis approach to my own healing journey helps me to enjoy my life more. In recovering and healing from injuries from several accidents and a labral tear of my hip that required extensive surgery to repair, I found that traditional...
Is BPPV Always On the Side You Sleep On?

Is BPPV Always On the Side You Sleep On?

After his examination and treatment, one of my patients asked me very inquisitively, “Is BPPV always on the side you sleep on?” He felt vertigo when lying down. I thought the question was excellent so I want to share with you my reply. Here is what I said: “Acute BPPV...
FAQ: Can My Reaction Time Be Improved with Practice?

FAQ: Can My Reaction Time Be Improved with Practice?

Today we are going to answer a question which I often hear from my patients, which is “Can My Reaction Time Be Improved with Practice?” The answer is, that in younger people, when they lose their balance, or they almost fall, they initiate a balance reaction which is...
What is Normal Aging of the Balance System?

What is Normal Aging of the Balance System?

In this blog, I share a webinar for professionals on normal aging, balance and how to reduce fall risk. When I teach my physical therapy colleagues and students about dizziness, vertigo, imbalance, fall risk and normal aging, I always emphasize the importance of...
What is Individual Authenticity?

What is Individual Authenticity?

Last week, I met with my mentor Chris Saade to discuss and brainstorm my larger message as a clinician and teacher – to discover my individual authenticity. I have an important message that perfectly represents the blend of my personal life, my family life, my...

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