Why am I losing my balance and what can I do to help?


Why am I losing my balance, and what can I do to help? Loss of balance can have a variety of different causes. A Vestibular Physiotherapist deals with imbalance every day, allowing us to assess and diagnose the possible cause accurately. Balance relies on the integration of three central systems. Vision [...]

Why am I losing my balance and what can I do to help?2022-05-03T02:56:21+00:00

What is BPPV


What is BPPV Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is a common cause of vestibular dysfunction. BBPV can cause bouts of vertigo, a ‘spinning’ sensation brought on by a change in head position relative to gravity. What causes BBPV Calcium carbonate crystals are generally in the static balance part of the vestibular [...]

What is BPPV2022-05-04T23:26:28+00:00

Persistent, Postural, Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD)


Persistent, Postural, Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD) What is PPPD? PPPD is defined as persistent non- vertiginous dizziness or unsteadiness lasting for 3 months or more. Symptoms are present most days and may increase through the day but more also vary in intensity. Flare ups may occur spontaneously or with sudden movement. [...]

Persistent, Postural, Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD)2021-12-14T03:35:49+00:00

Menieres Disease


Menieres Disease What is Meniere's Disease? Meniere's disease is a disorder of fluid balance within the inner ear where there is too much endolymphatic fluid present. The usual onset of symptoms is between 40 to 65 years of age and it affects up to 0.1% of the population. Prior to [...]

Menieres Disease2021-12-14T03:38:57+00:00

Dizziness after Stroke


Dizziness after stroke. A stroke can affect the parts of the brain which control your vestibular system. This system helps maintain balance and eye movements and includes specific areas of your brain and inner ear. Problems with any parts of the vestibular system can cause dizziness, nausea, [...]

Dizziness after Stroke2021-11-29T05:00:58+00:00
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