Archive for July 13th, 2009

“What You Need to Know About Balance and Falls”

From the American Physical Therapy Association, a great pamphlet including great exercises and tips for balance skills.

http://www.apta.org/AM/Images/APTAIMAGES/ContentImages/ptandbody/balance/BalanceFall.pdf

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Epley Maneuver

Here’s a YouTube video of the Epley maneuver performed and explained by a healthcare professional (or at least an actor portraying a healthcare professional) for BPPV treatment. This should be performed by a healthcare professional (physical therapists who specialize in vestibular disorders can perform the Epley maneuver), not tried by oneself. But this is a basic overview of what will happen when you visit a vestibular disorder specialist.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqokxZRbJfw&feature=related