Foot Neuropathy Treatment

Foot Neuropathy Treatment

A patient with foot neuropathy has amazed me over the last 6 weeks by the improvement in his walking stability and his confidence with walking outside. When I first saw him, he was literally shuffling – or sliding – his feet along the floor with small...
Have you hit a dead end in understanding the cause of your dizziness or vertigo?

Have you hit a dead end in understanding the cause of your dizziness or vertigo?

Does this sound like you or someone you know with dizziness, vertigo, imbalance or unexplained repeated falls? You’ve hit a lot of dead ends but you haven’t given up. One thing you’ve done right is to be persistent! Most people give up because they...
Advocacy to Improve Quality of Life

Advocacy to Improve Quality of Life

About five years ago, I accepted a one-year travel position as a full-time physical therapist working in Home Health on the Monterey Peninsula and I had a chance to teach a brand new full-time caregiver about patient advocacy. My very first case was a patient who had...
Are You Ready for a Fresh Perspective on a Vertigo Patient?

Are You Ready for a Fresh Perspective on a Vertigo Patient?

“Because when you are a vertigo patient, you know the status quo is not good enough.” -My official position on why I am so fired up about this topic   Recently, I was teaching the students at the San Diego State University Doctorate of Physical...
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...
Taking Steps to Prevent Falls

Taking Steps to Prevent Falls

In this blog, I am sharing the link below to my UCSD Stein Public Lecture, which is now my first ever one-hour television show currently airing on UC-TV, entitled “Taking Steps to Prevent Falls.” Are you or some you love experiencing falls or feeling afraid of...