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 vestibular patients.
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NHL Star Bryce Salvador is named Balance Awareness Week Honorary Chair and joins VeDA to raise awareness and resources.
A survey of MdDS patients was conducted by a patient support group in Australia and reports on demographics, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatments used.
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.
Dr. Ann Kerlin surveyed patients who suffer from vestibular dysfunction as a result of gentamicin poisoning. In this article she summarizes her findings.
Notice Your Head Spinning When Severe Storms Like Tornados or Hurricanes Spin Your Way?
How To Get Help.
Certified vestibular therapist, Abeed Hirji, reviews a 5-minute non-invasive office procedure for the treatment of BPPV.
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.
Blog post by VeDA Ambassador Tamar Schwartz, October 13, 2014
When I was playing my flute recently, I found myself comparing "practice" with rehab." Here's a couple dictionary definitions:
Practice: repeated performance or systematic exercise for the purpose of acquiring skill or proficiency
Rehabilitation: to restore to a condition of good health, ability to work, or the like.