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BPPV- Dizziness turning your world upside down?

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is one of the most common causes of dizziness. Benign- not life-threatening Paroxysmal- symptoms come in sudden but brief spells Positional- symptoms are triggered by specific head positions Vertigo- an incorrect feeling of spinning Vertigo: sensation of moving when staying still. Often associated with nausea, feeling that the room is […]

Dizziness, Balance and Physical Therapy

Dizziness and Vestibular Disorders BALANCE The three main balance systems in the body are the vestibular system (in the inner ear), visual system (eyes), and the proprioception system (sensors in the joints, muscles, and tendons). These systems send information to the brain stem which identifies the position of the head, detects motion, and spatial orientation. […]