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Is Anxiety from COVID-19 causing dizziness?

Is Anxiety from COVID-19 causing dizziness?

Is Anxiety from COVID-19 causing dizziness? Good question. Dizziness is a common symptom for people with inner ear disorders, and when a person is stressed out or anxious due to the COVID-19 crisis, their symptoms can increase.  It is a pretty normal human reaction...
Staying Active during COVID-19

Staying Active during COVID-19

Staying active while sheltering in place during COVID-19 can be a challenge. For many of our patients at Equinox Physical Therapy in Sarasota, Florida everything has changed. Grocery shopping, exercising, playing golf, socializing, and eating at restaurants has been...
What are Balance Exercises?

What are Balance Exercises?

When a person is having a balance problem, they are often issued standing balance exercises that they practice at home. A proper evaluation by a physical therapist is needed in order to assess the abilities of the patient and to determine if the patient needs to start...
How Long Does Vertigo Last?

How Long Does Vertigo Last?

Vertigo is a spinning sensation. The patient usually describes it as the “world spinning”. Sometimes the patient will say the world is still, but they feel like they are spinning. Vertigo is a sensation that for the most part is due to a vestibular problem (inner ear...
Facial Paralysis Treatments

Facial Paralysis Treatments

Facial paralysis treatments are for people whose facial nerve is damaged and unable to send messages to the muscles of the face that create facial expressions.  This problem can occur for several different reasons.  Some causes include: tumor, trauma,...