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Motorist Disorientation Syndrome

By Christine Strange, AuD Motorist Disorientation Syndrome(1) (MDS) also referred to as Motorist’s Vestibular Disorientation Syndrome (2) are terms proposed to describe spatial disorientation (SD) specifically experienced when driving an automobile.  Spatial awareness is primarily the

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Comments on PPPD as a psychosomatic disorder

Review by Kaitlin Ryan, AuD In 2017, a consensus document of the committee for the Classification of Vestibular Disorders (ICVD) of the Bárány Society was published officially outlining the diagnostic criteria for Persistent-Postural Perceptual Dizziness

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Dizzy on the Ice

How Braxton Overcame His Dizziness to Keep Playing Hockey “I really don’t know how I was able to play hockey,” remarks Braxton. He is a college aged hockey player, but he has an added challenge

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Looking Back At 2023

2023 brought a host of great victories and great challenges. But through it all, our community of donors and volunteers made it possible to make progress on the most import vestibular issues, provide ongoing support

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Art Therapy for Vestibular Disorders

ICU – “I SEE YOU” PODCAST Art Therapy for Vestibular Disorders LISTEN NOW Available wherever you get your podcasts. APPLE PODCASTS    SPOTIFY   YOUTUBE We’ve all messed around with art at some point in our lives

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Online Classes to Increase Mobility

MAKING VESTIBULAR VISIBLE Online Classes to Increase Mobility Firebush, Inc. is a nonprofit organization incorporated in 2017 with a mission to give back to the community through funding that allows health and fitness professionals to

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Water: Swimming, Relaxing, Moving

By Karen R. Mizrach If you used to love to be in the water, but don’t venture in now because of vestibular challenges, it may be time to consider trying again. With a few modifications,

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Vestibular Healthcare Across the Pond

Making Vestibular Visible Podcast Vestibular Healthcare in the US vs the UK Vestibular patients across the globe share many common experiences besides the physical symptoms of vestibular disorders. In this recorded live event, UK-based Peter

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Diet and Nutrition for Vestibular Patients

ICU – “I SEE YOU” PODCAST Diet and Nutrition for Vestibular Patients LISTEN NOW Available wherever you get your podcasts. APPLE PODCASTS    SPOTIFY   YOUTUBE For many people with vestibular disorders, what they eat and drink

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Announcing VeDA Travel Grant Recipient

VeDA Travel Grant Recipient 2023 VeDA is partnering with professional associations to recognize research that advances clinical outcomes for vestibular patients through our Travel Awards. Winners receive $1,000 to put toward travel expenses to present

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Finding My Purpose (Life Rebalanced Chronicles)

Finding My Purpose Life Rebalanced Chronicles Season 3, Episode 9 Ever since childhood Rochelle has known a tippy and spinny world. After a life filled with periods of vestibular illness, her dizziness reached a breaking

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Putting Movement Back In Life

Putting Movement Back In Life By Claire, Through the Fibro Fog Deliberately trying to pursue movement can feel a little strange when you have a vestibular disorder, don’t you find? After all, we often experience

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