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 [...]

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