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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

Atypical Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

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

DIZZINESS & BALANCE

Recovering from Vestibular Injuries -Part I

Let’s spend the next few weeks reviewing the implications, symptoms, recovery process and rehabilitation... Read More

Recovering from Vestibular Injuries-Part II

Normal VOR Function Before we can discuss how the brain responds to vestibular injuries,... Read More

Perspectives on Vestibular Testing and More Common Errors

I have done a couple of blogs over the years under the heading “Vestibular... Read More

Treatments for Meniere’s disease: Fact, Fiction or Biological Plausibility? Part V

Meniere’s Treatments: Diuretics   An important consideration when discussing the use of diuretics for... Read More

Visual Deficits and Fall Risk

Vision and vestibular function are closely linked, particularly as they relate to gait and... Read More

HEARING LOSS

Hearing Loss: A Personal Story

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

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

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

Clinical Signs: Superior Canal Dehiscence

When performing an exam for Superior Canal Dehiscence (SCDS), you may have two different... Read More