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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

Atypical Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

It is widely accepted that BPPV is the most common peripheral vestibular disorder (inner... Read More

Update on Management of BPPV

I’ve got some good news and I’ve got some bad news BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal... Read More

DIZZINESS & BALANCE

Mal de Debarquement Syndrome

  Last week, I posted a question from a young lady from Idaho that... Read More

Acute Vertigo – Could it be a Stroke? -Part II

Could a stroke causing dizziness be missed? Part II Retrospective studies of misdiagnosis of... Read More

Conversion to Horizontal Canal BPPV

Since we discussed Horizontal Canal (HC) BPPV last week while discussing descriptive analogies we... Read More

vHIT and Compensation

We’re Going Deep Today I posted a blog here several months ago, questioning the... Read More

Guideline for Vertigo in the ER

  A couple of years ago, I did a four part series here discussing... 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

Hearing Loss: A Personal Story

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

Vertigo -Hollywood Edition

A few years ago, we took a family trip to New York City for... 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