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2014-04-02 08:32:12

MUMBAI, India, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Those suffering from vertigo, now have a reason to cheer. In a first, a city hospital has launched a clinic dedicated to vertigo. Dr Rajeev Boudhankar, vice-president, Kohinoor Hospital, said, "We observed that vertigo is a highly under-diagnosed ailment and patients run from post to pillar looking for effective treatment. To provide a one-stop-solution to these patients, we have launched a dedicated clinic...

2013-09-04 08:31:14

Misdiagnosed at age 11, he is a local voice for those suffering from balance and dizziness disorders and advocate for finding the right help ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At Morgan Falls Overlook Park in Sandy Springs, GA on Saturday, September 21(st) at 9am will be a public event for national Balance Awareness Week by VEDA. <blockquote> "We can't thank Michael and his family enough for their willingness to share his story and bring hope to those searching...

2013-08-28 23:00:19

The Diamond Valley Brain Centre in Melbourne Australia has produced a series of informative graphics about the three most common causes of vertigo, BPPV, Meniere’s Disease and Vestibular Neuritis. The graphics will help patients, clinicians and health science students get a clear understanding of these common conditions. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 The Diamond Valley Brain Centre in Melbourne, Australia today highlighted its infographic series that it produced to help...

2013-08-27 23:23:51

North American Seminars, Inc, introduces a new online Vestibular Rehab program for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants licensed in California Franklin, TN (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Each year over 8 million physician and emergency room visits are attributed to complaints of dizziness and imbalance. Symptoms of vestibular disorders can vary greatly from one person to the next and the population range can vary as much as the symptoms. As our population ages many more people...

2012-08-31 23:02:39

Vestibular Rehabilitation - A Comprehensive Clinical Approach for Positive Functional Outcomes is an evidence based physical therapy continuing education course that provides the fundamentals for evaluating and treating vestibular dysfunction. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 This two-day intermediate level physical therapy continuing education course provides the fundamentals for evaluating and treating vestibular dysfunction. A basic overview of vestibular function and anatomy as well...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

Newport-Mesa Audiology, Balance and Ear Institute and The Parkinson´s and Movement Disorders Institute will present medical research on “Vestibular Dysfunction in Parkinson´s Disease” at the American Academy of Audiology research conference (AudiologyNOW!) in Boston, March 28-31, 2012. The new research suggests with proper testing, identification of vestibular abnormalities that affect balance can be treated with vestibular rehabilitation therapy preventing falls, a...

2012-01-26 12:50:56

Performing CT scans in the emergency department for patients experiencing dizziness may not be worth the expense — an important finding from Henry Ford Hospital researchers as hospitals across the country look for ways to cut costs without sacrificing patient care. According to the Henry Ford study, less than 1 percent of the CT scans performed in the emergency department revealed a more serious underlying cause for dizziness — intracranial bleeding or stroke — that...

2011-11-28 20:32:08

State-of-the-art in vestibular rehabilitation presented in a special issue of NeuroRehabilitation Over the last 25 years, intensive efforts by physicians, physical therapists, and occupational therapists have developed integrative rehabilitation regimens that can alleviate balance disorders associated with neurological disease, trauma or weightlessness. A special issue of NeuroRehabilitation: An Interdisciplinary Journal provides an up-to-date review of the underlying scientific principles...

2011-10-27 07:00:00

A leading institute in the research, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of vestibular disorders in Newport Beach, Calif. has announced a pediatric vestibular rehabilitation therapy program that uses advanced medical technology and âœconditioned playâ to quickly and effectively diagnose and treat the growing number of children who have symptoms of dizziness, vertigo and balance problems, which may delay child development. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB)...

2009-10-06 00:08:13

U.S. researchers say Tai Chi, a form of Chinese martial arts, may help treat patients with balance issues -- vestibular symptoms. Dr. Paul Lee of the New York Eye and Ear Institute evaluated the utility of Tai Chi in managing patients with vestibular symptoms, who have failed conventional vestibular therapy. Lee and colleagues used the activities-specific balance confidence scale and dynamic gait index survey -- both prior to therapy and at the conclusion of an eight-week course. The...