Fall Prevention

Fear of Falling

One of the biggest concerns in people over the age of 70 is losing their mobility or independence due to a fall. And many will tell me about how they don’t like it when it takes them more than one time to try and get up out of a chair or a stool or a…

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Vestibular Dysfunction

Vertigo

Today’s topic is something that surprises a lot of people that physical therapists treat, and that is vertigo. I have seen hundreds of vertigo patients over the years in my practice, and without a shadow of a doubt, 99 out of 100 will say something to the effect of, “I don’t know why I’m here…

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Vestibular Dysfunction

Vertigo

Today we’re discussing a topic that many people are shocked to find out physical therapists are able to treat. Vertigo. We’ve seen hundreds of vertigo patients over the years at our clinic and, without a shadow of a doubt, 99 out of 100 will say something to the effect of: “I’m here because I’m dizzy.…

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Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

During evaluations with our patients, predominantly those over the age of 70, we recognize a fear and concern that they reveal of losing their mobility or independence due to a fall. They express how they don’t like it when it takes them multiple attempts to get up out of a chair, stool, or booth at…

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Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV)

Vertigo

Let’s talk about vestibular rehab. Have you ever been told by your doctor that you have crystals in your ears? This is referred to as a condition called benign positional paroxysmal vertigo, or BPPV and is very easily treated. It’s characterized specifically by a room spinning sensation upon lying down, rolling over in bed or…

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Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV)

BPPV

Today, we’re gonna talk about vestibular rehab. If you’ve ever been told by your doctor that you have crystals in your ears, this is a condition called benign positional paroxysmal vertigo or BPPV, and is very easily treated. If you lie down, roll over in bed or get up from bed and it feels like…

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Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

During my evaluation with many of my patients, almost always with people over 70, is the fear and concern of losing their mobility or independence due to a fall. ​​​​​​​ And many will tell me about how they don’t like it when it takes them more than one time to try and get up out…

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