I am a physical therapist who works in a specialty practice clinic treating vestibular disorders. It’s truly my passion to work with people who are dizzy, have vertigo, are feeling unsteady or experiencing falls. It can be a very isolating experience to feel these symptoms as they are invisible to your family and friends. I … Continue reading The Dizzy Patient
Cerumen, better known was earwax, is a naturally occurring secretion that originates from the outer third of your ear canal. It is a mixture of secretions from the sebaceous glands and skin. There are two types of ear wax, the wet type and the dry type. It is important to not use Q-tips to clean … Continue reading What is Cerumen (Earwax)?
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The holidays are filled with joy and spending time with loved ones. But they can also be stressful for those who are hearing impaired. Read the tips below to make the most out of your holidays! Be your own self advocate. If you do not hear what someone said, don’t be afraid or too shy … Continue reading Hearing Loss and Family Gatherings
What is an Audiogram? An Audiogram is the universal way to represent someone’s hearing in the form of letters and symbols. An O represents the right ear while an X represents the left ear. These Xs and Os represent air conduction thresholds. In other words, they represent the entire hearing mechanism from the ear canal, through the ear … Continue reading How to interpret your Audiogram
Hearing loss and family gatherings aren’t always a recipe for an enjoyable evening. Being smart and planning ahead can improve your chances for a less stressed, more pleasurable evening.
What you can do to stay active, healthy, and prepared.
Vestibular Neuritis is the second most common cause of dizziness and vertigo, due to a problem in the inner ear.
Recent research continues to help us better understand migraines, including how and why they occur and how to treat them. Below is a roundup of some of the latest findings along with links if you want to read more. A new study estimates about one quarter of people who have had dizziness or imbalance for … Continue reading Recent Migraine Research
After a concussion, guided exercise can help you feel better faster Thanks to increased attention to the dangers of concussions, more medical professionals are taking them seriously and advising rest. But how long do you need to rest? It’s extremely important to immediately stop any strenuous activity in the short term, right after a concussion, … Continue reading Concussion and Exercise- the right steps at the right time