Some vestibular disorders, including vestibular migraine, can cause the patient to be more susceptible to light sensitivity.
From in-person support groups to online support groups to social media "groups" - vestibular patients are connecting with their peers in many ways.
Vestibular migraine patients, Kayla McCain and Alicia Wolf, share their tips for coping with vestibular migraine.
The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) recently announced that it denied the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy’s request to create a Vestibular Clinical Specialist Certification, stating that vestibular practice is a sub-specialty of neurology and not a specialty. However, there is currently no process for approval of a sub-specialty.
Vestibular migraine (a.k.a. migraine associated vertigo) isn’t just a headache. It is a potentially disabling neurologic disorder.
15-year old Alex Shaddock is VeDA's 2019 Steps-2-Balance Ambassador.
In many places, winter means dark, cold and gloomy weather, which can have an adverse effect on our mood. Spring, on the other hand, heralds longer days and the blossoming of flowers. It means more sunshine, which can impact our bodies positively, providing a sense of wellbeing and helping to lift your spirit out of the darkness.
The DSP is a "smart" case history form to aid in the diagnosis and management of patients presenting with dizziness.
Many vestibular patients feel unlucky because they have an invisible illness that affects every aspect of their life, but that others don't see or understand. Vestibular patient, Peggy Artman, considers a different way for patients like her to approach the concept of "luck."
Danielle Tate represented VeDA during RDLA's Rare Disease Week on Capitol Hill.