Virtual Reality Therapy for Balance Disorders

When virtual reality technology came out, it seemed like a fun new way to play games. Now, the technology has been found to have benefit to people with certain medical conditions,called balance disorders. Let's look at how medical professionals are using this...

Causes, Symptoms and Treatments for Vertigo

What is Vertigo? People experiencing dizziness may have signs of vertigo. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is the most common cause of the disorder. Vertigo is a spinning sensation that affects a patient’s optical view of surroundings. A bout of dizziness can make...

Understanding Falls and Implementing Fall Prevention

Medical facilities often treat patients for falling injuries, and there are several reasons for this type of accident. The majority of falling injuries occur in the home rather than at a workplace or in a public building. In addition, more senior citizens experience a...