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Fall Alert Buttons

Fall Alert Buttons

Who can forget the commercial when fall alert buttons first came out,where the individual is lying on the floor and yells out “HELP! HELP! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” I do not want to make light of the situation, because being in such a vulnerable situation is...
What is Orthostatic Hypotension?

What is Orthostatic Hypotension?

Orthostatic hypotension is a condition that causes dizziness when a person changes position, for example when getting out of bed in the morning, or when standing up from a chair. I test for this condition with my physical therapy patients in Sarasota,...
Treating Dizziness: Balance Awareness Week

Treating Dizziness: Balance Awareness Week

This week, we are celebrating Balance Awareness Week at my physical therapy practice in Sarasota, Florida.  In honor of this recognition, I am happy to share with you a new infographic from the Vestibular Disorders Association.  Infographics are pictures boards that...
What is Balance Therapy?

What is Balance Therapy?

Generally speaking, balance therapy is a type of physical therapy that is performed to help a person with a balance problem. Different therapists may approach treating a balance problem based on their own background and expertise. For example, a therapist who comes...