Back to School for AVT 101

By |2019-09-16T14:03:26-07:00September 16th, 2019|Advanced Vestibular Treatment (AVT), Balance, Dizziness|

Harlan Carroll, Vestibular Audiologist As the masses of students flock back to school, learning the educational fundamentals you’d expect, there is a buzz of anticipation in the air. Back to school brings about learning new academic subjects and other challenges, as well as opportunities to grow. Even if you’re done with your formal education, there [...]

Living a Healthy, Balanced Life With (or Without) Vestibular Dysfunction

By |2019-07-10T08:07:07-07:00February 28th, 2019|Balance, Dizziness, Healthy Lifestyle, Vestibular Diet|

Five Tips for Balanced Living from a Vestibular Audiologist Dr. Jennifer Grace, Clinical Director If you have a vestibular disorder, causing you dizziness, vertigo, or imbalance, taking good care of yourself and your overall health is of utmost importance. It certainly can leave you feeling run down and discouraged. It goes without saying that you [...]

Symptoms Associated with Balance Disorders

By |2019-05-24T17:05:18-07:00July 30th, 2017|Balance|

Our bodies are complex machines that rely, in the most astounding way, on the intricate coordination of systems working together. You might say we depend on its ability to self-regulate. So when something’s amiss that supports our body’s balance system, our senses are heightened. It becomes undeniably apparent that something is out of sync, and [...]

Audiology’s Exciting Future: Spotlight On Treating Balance Dysfunction

By |2018-02-12T11:48:38-08:00May 31st, 2017|Balance|

By Howard Mango, Ph.D., Au.D In my last blog, I shared how Audiology serves to protect and restore our hearing healthcare and wellness, and the benefit we provide patients and physicians. Recently I had the opportunity to travel to Indianapolis to present to colleagues at the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) conference.  Our team collectively [...]

Balance: it’s ‘Element’-ary!

By |2019-05-24T17:07:53-07:00February 6th, 2017|Balance, Dizziness|

Let’s face it.  We’re all unique in our own special way, aren’t we? Yet the one thing we share is our ability to fill a busy day with everyday tasks and routines, often without thinking much about it. At times, it’s like an overdrive kicks in. I know that’s true for me. That also means [...]

Common Misconceptions Demystified and Simplified: A Closer Look at Dizziness, Vertigo and Disequilibrium

By |2019-05-24T17:09:25-07:00December 31st, 2016|Balance, Dizziness|

No doubt, it can be confusing. Even perplexing. While they share some similarities, there are also basic differences between dizziness, vertigo and disequilibrium. Today we’re going to clarify and simplify these for you. Understand that you’re not alone. It’s a common misconception that dizziness, especially extreme dizziness, is the same as vertigo. But that’s not [...]

Why Balance Awareness Week Matters

By |2019-05-24T17:08:18-07:00September 16th, 2016|Balance|

Why Balance Awareness Week matters            with Howard Mango Au.D., Ph.D. Yes, Balance Awareness Week matters to me. Hopefully, it matters to you too. If you suffer from dizziness, vertigo or a balance disorder – or know someone who does – you are likely aware that it’s a journey from diagnosis to treatment to recovery. [...]

Understanding Equilibrium Disorders

By |2019-05-24T17:01:30-07:00July 17th, 2016|Balance, Dizziness|

A few weeks back, we began a series that introduced BPPV and vertigo. Today, we’ll explore dizziness. You may be surprised to learn that dizziness is the second most common complaint heard in physician offices. Statistics reported by The National Institute of Health indicate that dizziness will occur in surprising numbers – 90 million of [...]

Let’s Go Steady: A Caring Approach to Balance

By |2018-01-22T10:20:37-08:00February 14th, 2016|Balance|

By Dr. Howard Mango, Ph.D., Au.D It’s a complicated relationship between your body and the forces of earth. You might say there’s a lot of (gravitational) attraction involved! Balance and equilibrium help you stay upright when you stand and provide your body the right input. That way your brain knows where you are in relation [...]

The ‘Eyes’ Have It with Brooke Pearce, Au.D.

By |2018-01-18T15:24:30-08:00January 27th, 2016|Balance|

The ‘eyes’ have it. When I ask my patients how much they think their eyes affect healthy balance, they sometimes look perplexed. The truth is… your eyes play a vital role. I wholeheartedly believe “the eyes are the windows to the ears.”  And as part of National Eye Care month, I want to take the [...]