vestibular implant

Vestibular Implant: A Modern Treatment Option for Bilateral Vestibular Loss

The vestibular system has two primary roles: to provide visual stability during head movements and to assist with postural control. The peripheral (inner ear) vestibular system is able to do this with three semicircular canals (angular sensors) and two otolith organs (linear sensors) on each side. The information coded by these organs is transmitted to…

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bppv vertigo management

Update on Management of BPPV

I’ve got some good news and I’ve got some bad news BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) is the most common and most treatable cause of episodic dizziness and vertigo.  Various studies suggest that BPPV is the source of the complaint in approximately one quarter of all dizzy patients, and accounts for approximately half of all…

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