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Male with Vertigo/BPPV

My first new patient of the week was one of the first I was able to discharge this week. Benign Paroxysmal Peripheral Vertigo (BPPV) can be a very disabling problem. There are many potential reasons for someone to be dizzy, but if BPPV is your problem, it can usually be fixed in one visit. Most of the evaluation is spent screening for other neurologic conditions that could be causing the dizziness, such as stroke. In his case, the problem was a posterior canalisthiasis, that was causing him to feel as though the room were spinning, set off by the position of his head. (more…)

Chasing "The Latest Thing"

I recently received a voicemail message from a former patient (whose son I had also treated) asking if I practice a specific proprietary, trademarked, and well-publicized technique. I responded via email, and then realized that this response could have been written a dozen or so times over my previous 17 years as a therapist, so I ought to just make a generic letter regarding all such techniques: (more…)

Dizziness and Balance Retraining (Video)

Do you know someone suffering from vertigo? An athlete still feeling the effects of a concussion? A parent or loved one that seems to have “lost a step” with respect to getting around safely? (more…)