Recovering from Vestibular Injuries-Part VI

Variables in Vestibular Compensation We have been discussing the process of vestibular compensation where the brain responds (or adapts) to a change in labyrinthine function and works to resolve the conflict between the two labyrinths and to restore visual clarity while moving. This describes only the impact on the Vestibular Ocular Reflex (VOR), but after…

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Recovering from Vestibular Injuries-Part V

Wake Me Up Before You Go Go After a period of welcome “shut down” or cerebellar clamp, a patient recovering from an acute Vestibular Neuritis (VN) has to decide when they are ready to begin the process of recalibrating the Vestibular-Ocular Reflex (VOR). We all benefit from a constant calibration process between our inner ears…

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