Could a person with vestibular disorder benefit from a service or emotional support dog?
Tania Stadsbader, VEDA Ambassador and author of the book, "Dizzy Me" - a memoir about her frustrating journey to get a vestibular diagnosis - has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help get her book translated from Dutch into English.
Certified vestibular therapist, Abeed Hirji, reviews a 5-minute non-invasive office procedure for the treatment of BPPV.
The Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association is accepting comments on new clinic practice guidelines for treatment of vestibular hypofunction.
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 goes!
Gentamicin and other aminoglycosides can cause permanent vestibular damage. This study - conducted by the family member of a vestibular patient - aims to evaluate the day to day limitations reported by people who have had adverse effects from these drugs.
Betsy Stengel is a Meniere's patient and a life-long swimmer. In this article she describes the challenges a swimming pool poses for a vestibular patient, such as the dancing reflection of light below the pool's surface, and how she faced her demons to reclaim her life.
A new study provides the strongest evidence that anticholinergic drugs may increase the risk for dementia in older adults.
Medical practices have significantly increased the implementation of patient-centered medical home (PCMH) practices over time to try and provide better care for patients with chronic illnesses, according to an article published online January 5 in Health Affairs.
Aminoglycosides are known to cause ototoxic damage, vestibulo-toxic impairments, nephrotoxicity (kidney damage), and encephalopathy. If you have been adversely affected by aminoglycosides you may want to participate in this survey.