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...
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...
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...
Root Causes of Upper Cervical Dizziness

Root Causes of Upper Cervical Dizziness

There are many different causes of upper cervical dizziness. While upper cervical dizziness can be treated and relieved by a specialized physical therapist or chiropractor, the results may only be short-lived if the root cause is elusive. For long-term recovery from...

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