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Perspectives on Vestibular Testing and More Common Errors

I have done a couple of blogs over the years under the heading “Vestibular Brain Droppings.” Credit goes to George Carlin for the title. Basically, “Brain Droppings” consist of unrelated factoids or opinions that don’t fit neatly anywhere else. I am day five into home quarantine, so my brain is eager to be productive. I…

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I Got 99 Ways to Treat BPPV, and Meclizine Ain’t One

Yes, I am paraphrasing Jay Z to discuss effective treatment of BPPV. It is difficult now to imagine that when I first started practicing in the early eighties, canalith repositioning (CRP) techniques for BPPV did not exist. My first exposure came when a personal friend came to my office with complaints of recurrent vertigo. She…

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