vibration nystagmus vestibular testing

Skull Vibration Induced Nystagmus Revisited

It’s been two years since I discussed the skull vibration induced nystagmus test (SVINT) in the post Skull Vibration Induced Nystagmus Test: shaking up vestibular assessment?. Since that time, we have implemented skull vibration as a part of our regular vestibular assessment protocol. We currently utilize the North Coast Medical NC 70209 vibrator that is…

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dizziness and driving safety

Dizziness and Driving

It is not unusual for patients to ask about their ability to drive after being diagnosed with a vestibular disorder. It is a reasonable and responsible concern without a clear answer. Our litigious society dampens our ability to clear a patient when we feel that they have adequately compensated from a chronic vestibular injury, or…

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