Why Am I Dizzy in the Morning?

Why Am I Dizzy in the Morning?

Some people feel dizzy in the morning. In this article, I will discuss a few possible reasons for dizziness in the morning and what to do. Possible Reasons for Dizziness in the Morning Reason 1: BPPV BPPV is the most common vestibular cause of dizziness and vertigo....
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...
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...
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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