Vestibular Physical Therapy

What causes vertigo and dizziness? Dizziness and vertigo are common problems with many potential causes. Inner ear vestibular organ disorders are quite commonly the cause of true vertigo, especially if it is triggered by head motion or change of position. … Continued

Tinnitus

Nearly 36 million Americans suffer from tinnitus or head noises. It may be an intermittent sound or an annoying continuous sound in one or both ears. Its pitch can go from a low roar to a high squeal or whine. … Continued

Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer’s ear (also called otitis externa) is an infection of the outer ear. It often occurs in swimmers, but even non-swimmers can get this. When water is trapped in the ear canal, bacteria that normally inhabit the ear canal multiply, … Continued

Earwax

Never put anything smaller than your elbow in your ear! Cotton swabs are for cleaning bellybuttons – not ears. You have probably heard these admonitions from relatives and doctors since childhood – read on to find out what they meant. … Continued

Ears and Altitude

Have you ever wondered why your ears pop when you fly on an airplane? Or why, when they fail to pop, you get an earache? Have you ever wondered why the babies on an airplane fuss and cry so much … Continued

Cholesteatoma

Cholesteatoma: A Serious Ear Condition What is a cholesteatoma? Why did it occur in the ear? How does it occur? How is it dangerous? When should something be done about it? If nothing is done, what can happen? Will I … Continued