BPPV (Vertigo); and What Causes It?

BPPV (Vertigo); and What Causes It?

Are you experiencing a feeling of spinning, dizziness, imbalance, or nausea? Are these symptoms associated with movements like rolling over in bed, turning your head, moving from sitting to lying down, or bending forward? Does the feeling last less than a minute? If you answered yes to any of the...

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5 Pool Exercises for a Full Body Workout

5 Pool Exercises for a Full Body Workout

Summer is right around the corner, and as temperatures begin to rise in Arizona, pools call out to us. Pools are not only great for entertaining and cooling off, but they serve as a great source of exercise. The body systems that receive the most benefits from aquatic exercise include the...

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Morning Dizziness and Vertigo – What To Do

Morning Dizziness and Vertigo – What To Do

Have you ever gotten out of bed in the morning only to find the room spinning, making you wonder what in the world is going on? This feeling is likely caused by one of two things: vertigo or dizziness. Dizziness typically consists of nonspecific symptoms, like light-headedness or a feeling of...

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Improving Balance to Reduce Falls

Improving Balance to Reduce Falls

Balance is something we all strive to achieve.  Balance in our lives, balance between work and home, a balanced diet, we even want to make sure that our tires are in balance.  We have come to believe that if things are in balance…Life is good! Balance is most important when we are talking about...

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Can Physical Therapy Help with “Inner Ear” Problems?

Can Physical Therapy Help with “Inner Ear” Problems?

Balance is an important aspect of daily activities performed at home and in the community. These activities may include: walking, ascending and descending stairs, and getting out of a car. To accomplish these actions, individuals must maintain balance and equilibrium. When there is a problem,...

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Tips for Reducing Swelling After an Injury

Tips for Reducing Swelling After an Injury

You twisted your ankle, landed awkwardly from a dismount, or you threw too many dodgeballs at your office team-builder, and now you're experiencing some pain and swelling. Why does your body react this way? Well, it's part of the body's natural healing process. Here are our top 5 common questions...

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Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors

Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors

Have you ever experienced a fall? Every day in the United States, over 10,000 people turn 65, and fall-related injuries are the 5th costliest medical expenditure among their age group. Reducing the number of injuries sustained from falls can help keep medical costs low, but more importantly, it...

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