Vestibular Rehab in Migraine-Anxiety Dizziness

Migraine-anxiety related dizziness (MARD): a new disorder? as originally seen in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry This is an older article, but I’ve had several patients with vestibular complaints that had migraine and/or anxiety in their history, either documented or in their own verbal history. I wanted to understand this phenomena better, so … Continue reading Vestibular Rehab in Migraine-Anxiety Dizziness

CCU Alert! Vestibular Dysfunction: A Comprehensive Course in Evaluation and Treatment

Who: Primarily PTs and PTAs; however, also applicable to OTs, COTAs. Taught by Vestibular Educators. What: Vestibular Dysfunction: A Comprehensive Course in Evaluation and Treatment When: September 15-16, 2018 Where: Four Points by Sheraton Hotel Conference Center, 2451 E Randol Mill Road, Arlington, Texas Why: Course Objectives: Upon completion of this two day course clinicians … Continue reading CCU Alert! Vestibular Dysfunction: A Comprehensive Course in Evaluation and Treatment

Cognitive Functional Therapy: A Crash Course

Cognitive Functional Therapy: An Integrated Behavioral Approach for the Targeted Management of Disabling Low Back Pain as originally seen in Physical Therapy Journal In learning about how to manage my clients with chronic pain, I’ve seen cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) many times as a recommended treatment framework. Which is great, but PTs don’t do CBT … Continue reading Cognitive Functional Therapy: A Crash Course

How Psychologic Factors Effect Conquering Chronic Pain

Understanding the Etiology of Chronic Pain From a Psychological Perspective as originally seen in The Physical Therapy Journal Before we go anywhere with this article, let’s dissect the title a little. Understand– to perceive the meaning of or to comprehend Etiology– the study of the cause or origin of disease Chronic Pain– physical suffering or … Continue reading How Psychologic Factors Effect Conquering Chronic Pain

How the Brain Dies

Terminal Spreading Depolarization and Electrical Silence in Death of the Human Cerebral Cortex as originally seen in The Annals of Neurology Death has fascinated humans since the dawn of time. That’s why there are so many pop culture references to death not just now– music (country is famous for this), 13 Reasons Why on Netflix–, … Continue reading How the Brain Dies