Exploring Vestibular Health: Understanding Common Disorders
In the coming weeks, I’m excited to take you on a journey into the world of vestibular health. Let’s dive in and explore four common vestibular disorders that I’m now better equipped to manage:
1. BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo): Have you ever experienced that spinning sensation? It could be BPPV, the most common cause of vertigo. Tiny calcium crystals go rogue in your inner ear, causing dizzy episodes triggered by movement. The good news is, it’s treatable with the right maneuvers!
2. Acute Vestibular Syndrome: Vestibular Neuritis, also known as Acute Unilateral Vestibulopathy, can knock your balance out of sync. It’s often caused by inflammation in your inner ear, leading to vertigo, hearing loss, and more. Early recognition is key, and I’m here to help!
3. Meniere’s Disease: Imagine dealing with recurring vertigo attacks due to excess fluid in your inner ear. That’s Meniere’s Disease. While it’s incurable, there are ways to manage it. I can recommend vestibular audiograms for accurate diagnosis and intervention.
4. Vestibular Migraine: Did you know that migraines can cause more than just headaches? Many experience vertigo as their main symptom. Managing this can be complex, but I’m armed with insights and techniques to help you find relief.
I’m thrilled to apply my newfound expertise in real-world scenarios and assist you with any questions you have about vestibular disorders. Your support and collaboration mean the world to me.
Thank you for considering my dedication to advancing patient care in the field of vestibular health. Let’s work together to make a positive impact!
The Movement Mill – Meadowbank Physio