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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

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Youth Concussion – The Vestibular Connection

Educational campaign bridges gap between head injuries and balance /inner ear problems.The Vestibular Disorders Association (VeDA) is educating youth patients and their parents, coaches, teachers and healthcare professionals about the disabling, and often lingering, effects

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VeDA Accepting Nominations for Champion of Vestibular Medicine Award

The Vestibular Disorders Association (VeDA) announces our 3rd annual Champion of Vestibular Medicine Award initiative to increase awareness of vestibular disorders. We invite you to submit one or more nominations for this award. Champions of

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Noise-Induced Otolith Disorder

Normal examinations that result in abnormal VEMP findings can provide evidence that acoustic trauma may be the basis of otolith-related “dizziness and balance trouble.”  Authors Frederick E. Cobb, Ph.D. CCC-A  ASPS 126 / 516 C.

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New Master Class in Vestibular Assessment

More than 200 clinicians to gather in Amsterdam to learn new ways of working with vestibular patients as Otometrics and Maastrict Univeristy drive greater understanding of the paradigm shift in vestibular assessment with their new

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Falls Research Corner

Dizziness symptoms can be difficult for patients to describe to family, friends, or healthcare providers. Similarly, it can be difficult to identify and discuss factors leading patients to unsteadiness and falls. Inconsistent language used to

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VNG/ENG Course Approved for Tier I CEU’s

Audiology Systems and GN Otometrics are approved as a continuing education provider for 21 Tier 1 certification hours. On the heels of the recent announcement about Tier 1 accreditation for Revolutionize Vestibular Testing in Canada, Audiology

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APTA’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Vestibular Hypofunction

The American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) Neurology Section has recently announced new Clinical Practice Guidelines for Vestibular Hypofunction. Background Uncompensated vestibular hypofunction results in postural instability, visual blurring with head movement, and subjective complaints of

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Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency Screening

Screening for vascular supply problems of the brain can assist in the clinician’s differential diagnosis and greatly benefit the dizzy and/or balance-impaired patient. Incorporating Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency Screening Into Your Positioning and Positional Videonystagmography Routine Authors: Frederick

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More than 1 in 20 U.S. children have dizziness and balance problems

More than 1 in 20 (nearly 3.3 million) children between the ages of 3 and 17 have a dizziness or balance problem, according to an analysis of the first large-scale, nationally representative survey of these

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