Balance and Fall Prevention

I frequently get asked about dizziness and vertigo. This is a common condition. In physical therapy we treat one specific subset of dizziness - vestibular-related dizziness. I think of the vestibular system as this group of organs within the inner ear (the part you can't...

Each year almost one-third of all people who are 65 years and older experience a fall, and three out of four of these falls occur indoors. As such, it is important to identify the major hazards in the home and find ways to “fall proof”...