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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,

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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

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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

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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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Mal de Debarquement Survey Results

A survey of MdDS patients was conducted by a patient support group in Australia and reports on demographics, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatments used. MdDS AUSTRALIA COMMUNITY SURVEY – December 2015 Prepared by: Chris Daws, Leader

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Champions of Vestibular Medicine

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. 2015 award recipients include Susan Whitney, DPT,

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Survey Results: Damage Caused By Gentamicin

Dr. Ann Kerlin surveyed patients who suffer from vestibular dysfunction as a result of gentamicin poisoning. In this article she summarizes her findings. Daily Struggles for Vestibular Patients by Ann M. Kerlin, Ph.D., L.P.C. A

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Seasonal Vertigo Sufferers Can Predict Weather Changes

Notice Your Head Spinning When Severe Storms Like Tornados or Hurricanes Spin Your Way? How To Get Help. Severe spring storms, violent tornados and hurricane season are especially difficult for millions suffering from “seasonal vertigo”

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Single Treatment Maneuvers for BPPV

Certified vestibular therapist, Abeed Hirji, reviews a 5-minute non-invasive office procedure for the treatment of BPPV. Really, a quick fix?  Yes, is my response to this question by many of my patients who come to

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A Patient’s Guide to the Vestibular System

As a physical therapist, I’m often asked the following question by my patients, “Why am I dizzy?”  Well, I can’t really answer that question without first explaining how the normal vestibular system works.  So here

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