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Everything is connected

I was fortunate to take a course on tempromandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction this past weekend. The more I learn from other experienced clinicians and the more I practice, I keep coming back to the notion that everything in the body … Continue reading

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Eye strain as part of dizziness

Most of our patient report some visual symptoms associated with dizziness. The pathways for this are known and well-established. The inner ear (or vestibular system) has strong and direct connections to the eyes to produce the vestibular-ocular reflex (VOR). The … Continue reading

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Julie Grove featured in Vest SIG Podcast

Podcast on anxiety and vestibular disorders

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Falling in Older Adults

Falling is preventable! KOUW.org reports on a personal story and warnings to the increase risk of falling as you age. http://kuow.org/post/falls-common-and-serious-problem-older-adults

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Balance Awareness Week Sept. 14-20

Get involved with Balance Awareness Week! http://www.vestibular.org/BAW

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New York Times Balance Article

Here’s a link to an interesting article on Balance found in the New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/07/opinion/sunday/finding-the-right-balance.html

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Stress and BPPV

Here is the link to an interesting study that came out in 2006.  About 50% of BPPV cases have an unknown etiology.  This study starts to shed some light on the potential triggers to BPPV. “High levels of anxiety, depression … Continue reading

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Preventable hip fractures

‎24% of people 50 and older will die within 1 year of fracturing a hip. Hip fractures are almost always related to falls. And, falls are preventable. Balance can improve at any age with skilled balance training, and if needed, … Continue reading

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Lecturing at Bastyr University

Tomorrow night (Oct 4th), I will be returning to Bastyr University Grand Rounds to lecture on “Vestibular Assessment from a Primary Care Perspective.”  This is a lecture I have given before to Bastyr students nearing the completion of their training … Continue reading

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Balance Awareness Month

September is the 15th Annual Balance Awareness Month sponsored by the Vestibular Disorders Association.  To celebrate and honor the work that VEDA does, Cascade Dizziness and Balance PT is offering FREE balance screens for the month of September. No referral … Continue reading

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