Should You Treat Yourself for BPPV? Understanding the Crystals in your Ear

Should You Treat Yourself for BPPV? Understanding the Crystals in your Ear

Each inner ear has three semi-circular canals – the posterior, the anterior and the horizontal canal. The shared entry point of the posterior and anterior canal as they go back to the membrane where crystals that cause BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo)...
Have You Tried Relaxation Breathing?

Have You Tried Relaxation Breathing?

“Breath is spirit.”     -Apostle John Eckhardt, Spiritual Warfare and Deliverance Manual   One of the things I have discovered in working with patients for many years now is that they are often also suffering from anxiety, fear of falling and/or...
Can Yoga Prevent Falls?

Can Yoga Prevent Falls?

Did you know that the physical benefits of yoga may reduce the risk of falling?  I have been teaching modified yoga poses as exercise and witnessing improved balance, increased confidence and reduced falls in my patients for years. The first homebound patient that I...
Singing for Joy

Singing for Joy

“I will sing to the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live. May my meditation be pleasing to him, as I rejoice in the Lord.” -Psalm 104:33 (NIV)   When was the last time you belted out some of the lines to your favorite song?...
Did You Notice that You are Breathing?

Did You Notice that You are Breathing?

“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.” -Psalm 150:6 (NIV) Paying attention to the air as it passes in and out of our lungs is called “mindful breathing.” I have found mindful breathing to be a common thread used to improve overall...
Have You Tried Yoga?

Have You Tried Yoga?

“Part of any Adapted Yoga Program is to give the nervous system a rest.” -Eric L. Small, Yoga and Multiple Sclerosis   I first began practicing yoga in 2006 while recovering from injuries from several accidents. The results that I experienced with...

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