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Vestibular Paroxysmia

Vestibular paroxysmia is an episodic vestibular disorder which usually presents with a high frequency of attacks. This disorder was first described by Jannetta in 1975 as “disabling positional vertigo.” It is also known as microvascular

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Canalith Repositioning Procedure (for BPPV)

The Canalith Repositioning Procedure is also known as the "Epley maneuver." BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) occurs as a result of displaced otoconia, which are small crystals of calcium carbonate (also referred to as "otoliths"

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Living with a Vestibular Disorder

Struggling with the daily symptoms of a vestibular disorder can be disheartening. But there is hope. You can learn coping strategies that reduce symptoms and improve your quality of life. Many people describe this as adapting to their “new normal.” Our tips and tools come from vestibular patients, who have learned the hard way that small changes in your lifestyle can make a big difference in your physical, mental and emotional wellness.

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Vestibular Injury

The vestibular system includes the inner ear balance organs and the parts of the brain that coordinate and process balance information. The balance organs contribute vital sensory information about motion, equilibrium, and spatial orientation. In

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Vestibular Symptoms

The vestibular system includes the parts of the inner ear and brain that help control balance and eye movements. If the system is damaged by disease, aging, or injury, vestibular disorders can result, and are often associated with one or more of these symptoms, among others:

– Dizziness
– Imbalance
– Vertigo
– Tinnitus
– Hearing loss
– Brain fog
– Vision impairment
– Cognitive changes

And more…

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Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT)

Evidence has shown that vestibular rehabilitation can be effective in improving symptoms related to many vestibular - inner ear - disorders. 1, 2 People with vestibular disorders often experience problems with vertigo, dizziness, visual disturbance,

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About Vestibular Disorders

The vestibular system includes the parts of the inner ear and brain that process the sensory information involved with controlling balance and eye movements. If disease or injury damages these processing areas, disorders of dizziness or balance can result. Vestibular disorders can also result from, or be worsened by, genetic or environmental conditions, or occur for unknown reasons.

The most commonly diagnosed vestibular disorders include:
– Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
– Vestibular migraine
– Labyrinthitis or vestibular neuritis
– Ménière’s disease
– Age-related dizziness & imbalance
– Vestibular damage due to head injury

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Balance Awareness Week

Donate Now Start Fundraising Support a Fundraiser IMAGINE LIVING LIFE WITHOUT BALANCE Close your eyes and stand on one foot. It's hard right? Now imagine having that same disorienting feeling on two feet, and with

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Cervicogenic Dizziness

Neck pain and dizziness Many people experience neck pain and dizziness. It may be difficult to tell whether the dizziness and the neck pain are related or just coincidental. Neck position has been known to

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Peripheral Vestibular System

The peripheral vestibular system includes the organs of the inner ear, also known as the labyrinth, which contains two primary structures: the cochlea, responsible for hearing, and the vestibular apparatus, responsible for maintaining balance, stability and spatial orientation.

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