guide dizziness patient

Practitioner’s Guide to the Dizzy Patient

Vestibular Specialists know a few things. We know that when a patient complains of “dizziness” they could be referring to vertigo, lightheadedness, imbalance, fear of falling, blurred vision or disorientation. We know that these are different complaints with different possible causes, requiring different examinations and different treatments. We know patients often have a hard time…

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Common Errors in Vestibular Management

Disorders of the inner ear are, for the most part, not visible through imaging and are not detected through blood tests. We get a limited and indirect view of inner ear function by evaluating the Vestibular-Ocular Reflex (VOR). These tests are fairly sensitive in determining the current status of the inner ear, but they rarely…

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