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Prevent falls in the kitchen – a checklist

There are a few things you can do or add to your kitchen to reduce the risk of falling. Compare your kitchen to our checklist:   ☐ Are throw rugs/floor mats secure? ☐ Can you get to regularly used items without bending down or reaching up too far? ☐ Wipe up...

Case Study: Traumatic Brain Injury After a Fall

History BA is a 74-year-old male who came to The Center for Balance with complaints of dizziness and balance deficits after falling at home and hitting his head on the stone edge of the fireplace in his family room. After being rushed to the emergency room, BA was...

Understanding Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease (AIED)

This month we discuss a condition called Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease (AIED). Our immune system constantly monitors our bodies for invasion by foreign germs and will rigorously attack them as a defense mechanism using antibodies or immune cells. Unfortunately,...

Prevent Falls In the Bedroom – a check list

There are a few things you can do or add to your bedroom to reduce the risk of falling. Compare your bedroom to our checklist:   ☐ Make sure there is a nightstand next to your bed where you can put a lamp, set eyeglasses down and keep a cordless phone nearby. ☐...

Understanding Cerebrovascular Disease

Cerebrovascular Disease Refers To A Group Of Conditions Cerebrovascular disease refers to a group of conditions that affect the circulation of blood to the brain. Many of these conditions are capable of causing a limitation of, or more severely, a complete loss, of...