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BPPV Clinical Practice Guidelines Updated

Experts update best practices for diagnosis and treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo with a focus on improving quality of care and outcomes. The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation published the Clinical

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Environmental Influences on Vestibular Disorders

Recent work has demonstrated that the symptoms of common vestibular disorders may be linked with certain environmental factors.  By Matthew G. Crowson MD Have you ever wondered if vestibular disorders and their symptoms are influenced


Ménière’s Syndrome or Ménière’s Disease?

The author postulates that many patients diagnosed with Ménière’s disease could actually have semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome (SCSC). By Philippa Thomson “You are correct that Ménière’s disease is over diagnosed. Many physicians diagnose it when they


Binocular Vision Correction for the Treatment of Vestibular Symptoms

A subtle vision misalignment, when identified with a thorough medical history and treated with aligning lenses, may reduce symptoms for some vestibular patients. Binocular Vision Dysfunction and Vertical Heterophoria: A Brief History Binocular vision dysfunction


Coordinated Care for Vestibular Patients

Vestibular disorders do not belong to one healthcare specialty, but require a multi-disciplinary approach to ensure that patients are accurately diagnosed and effectively treated. By Kim Fox, DPT - Asheville Balance and Vestibular Center Often


VeDA Awards Champion of Vestibular Medicine Honors

The Vestibular Disorders Association (VeDA) announces the annual VeDA Champion of Vestibular Medicine Award initiative to increase awareness of vestibular disorders that affect the inner ear and brain. 2016 award recipients include Kim Gottshall, PT,


VeDA Partners With The Mighty!

VeDA and The Mighty - both building a community around people facing chronic illness.The Mighty is a story-based health community focused on improving the lives of people facing disease, disorder, mental illness and disability. More


Vestibular Patients Create Petition

A group of vestibular patients has created a petition to urge the World Health Organization to consider better awareness of vestibular disorders among primary care physicians and specialists, and multi-disciplinary teams to diagnose and treat


Oral Device May Help Patients With Imbalance

Initial patient trials are being conducted on an intraoral balance device that works by sending additional balance information to the brain to help vestibular patients who experience imbalance.Patients with vestibular loss often have difficulty in


Balance Awareness Week – Sept 12-18, 2016

NHL Star Bryce Salvador is named Balance Awareness Week Honorary Chair and joins VeDA to raise awareness and resources.NHL Stanley Cup finalist and veteran team captain and player, Bryce Salvador, is leading awareness and fundraising