Balance and the Vestibular System

A few weeks ago our physical therapist, Charles Riddle, took part in a podcast hosted by Dr. Chad Woolner and Dr. Buddy Allen from the Align Integrated Medical Clinic. You can view this podcast directly through their website or click on the link below to listen.

You may think that balance and the vestibular system is not exciting or important, but we rely on this function in most moments of our lives. Imagine what it would be like waking up one morning to turn off your alarm clock, and the whole room spins. What do you do? Hold onto dear life hoping you aren’t going crazy? Contrary to how you may feel, this symptom of vertigo, commonly called BPPV for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, can be treated with some guided maneuvers by a therapist.

Curious now? There is a whole slew of things to consider with balance other than vertigo. Click the video and find out!