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A Modified Epley Maneuver Case Report

Editors Note: This is a coauthored case report with one of our Audiology Doctoral... Read More

Vestibular Implant: A Modern Treatment Option for Bilateral Vestibular Loss

The vestibular system has two primary roles: to provide visual stability during head movements... Read More

When the Dix-Hallpike (and everything else) is Negative

It is not uncommon to have a patient describing a history consistent with current... Read More

The Video Ocular Counter-Roll (vOCR): A New Means to Assess Utricle Function

The vestibular system (inner ear and brain pathways) has a primary role of providing... Read More

Improving the Sensitivity of the Dix-Hallpike Test for BPPV

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is the most common vestibular disorder and most common... Read More

DIZZINESS & BALANCE

Why are Vestibular Specialists so Hard to Find? Part III

Last week we discussed that many patients and physicians are unaware of the capabilities... Read More

Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Vertigo ? It’s Time

There is no current Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for acute vertigo, but I think... Read More

Pitfall of Adding Vestibular Services – Part II

Last week we reviewed the structure of CPT codes, developed and valued by the... Read More

What do you mean when you say Dizzy? – Part IV

Quality of Vestibular Symptoms Traditional medical education stresses that most complaints of dizziness fall... Read More

Practitioner’s Guide to the Dizzy Patient

Vestibular Specialists know a few things. We know that when a patient complains of... Read More

HEARING LOSS

Hearing Loss and Fall Risk: More Questions than Answers

Last week I posted a short blurb about a recent Johns Hopkins study linking... Read More

Do Hearing Aids Improve Balance?

A couple of years ago, I published a post on this blog about a... Read More

Audiometric Patterns in Vestibular Disease

        All audiologists have an audiometer. So what can you do... Read More

Lightning Strike and Dizziness

Interesting Case Last week, I saw a very pleasant, intelligent young man referred to... Read More

Hearing Loss: A Personal Story

The Natural Progression of the Hard of Hearing: A Personal Story This week I... Read More