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How are you performing the Dynamic Visual Acuity Test?

The vestibular ocular reflex (VOR) acts to maintain stable vision during head motion. This is successfully accomplished through precise compensatory eye movement to head movement along three axes via neural pathways more commonly known as the angular and translational VOR. The angular VOR (a-VOR)...

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Does vestibular rehab work?

Yes! The use of vestibular rehabilitation is increasingly becoming the treatment of choice for patients with dizziness and/or balance disorders. There is growing evidence that the best outcomes are identifying the causes(s) as quickly as possible and designing a customized treatment program. We...

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Dynamic Visual Acuity Testing: A Discussion with Kamran Barin, PhD

It is with great honor to introduce Dr. Kamran Barin, one of our Certificate of Competency in Vestibular Rehabilitation (CCVR) Course faculty members. Dr. Barin is Assistant Professor Emeritus at the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences...

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Vestibular Rehab Blog Series: From Characteristics of Dizziness to Treatment

Thank you so much for stopping by our new blog! This blog series is an excerpt from our Free Vestibular Rehab Mini Masterclass. You’re in the right place if you're looking to: Expand your knowledge in vestibular rehab Help more people with dizziness and balance problems Collaborate with...

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Vestibular Rehab | Characteristics of Dizziness

Vestibular Rehab Blog Series: 2 of 12 Video Transcript: How important is the subjective report? Well, the literature suggests that greater than 80 percent of information needed to identify the potential etiology of symptoms is made during the patient interview. An accurate diagnosis...

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Vestibular Rehab | Clues from the History

Vestibular Rehab Blog Series: 3 of 12 Video Transcript: Hello, everyone, and welcome to video 2 of lesson 2. I will be talking about utilizing clues from the intake to create a working diagnosis. This video will be based on the characteristics of dizziness that we just talked about. Now,...

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Vestibular Rehab | Symptoms to Clinical Tests

Vestibular Rehab Blog Series: 4 of 12 Video Transcript: Welcome back. We're finally at video three of lesson two, and this is where we take the information we've gathered from the intake, created a working diagnosis, and now be thinking about the clinical tests that we want to do. So when...

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Vestibular Rehab | Clinical Tests to Treatment: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Vestibular Rehab Blog Series: 5 of 12 Hello, everyone. This is the final video of lesson two. In this video, we're going to talk about clinical tests to treatment. Now, in previous videos we began with BPPV. So, let's start there. Video Transcript: Hello, everyone, and welcome back. This...

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Vestibular Rehab | Clinical Tests to Treatment: Meniere’s Disease

Vestibular Rehab Blog Series: 6 of 12 Video Transcript: So, let's talk a little bit about Meniere's disease or endolymphatic hydrops. So, in the acute or the real severe spells, it's typically meds to alleviate the severity of the vertigo and nausea. Meclizine and valium are probably the...

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Vestibular Rehab | Clinical Tests to Treatment: Migraine Associated Vertigo (MAV)

Vestibular Rehab Blog Series: 7 of 12 Video Transcript: Okay, so migraine associated vertigo, we know this is very similar to Meniere’s attacks in the acute phases. You're going to have medicines to alleviate the severity of the vertigo (meclizine, valium) and medications for nausea. Now,...

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