The feeling that you are spinning or the room is spinning. Vertigo is defined differently than Dizziness. Dizziness is described as feeling faint or off balance. Nausea can accompany both of these conditions. Both can be a sign of other more serious conditions that may require referral to a medical doctor or neurologist.
There are 2 types of dizziness and vertigo that a chiropractor can treat successfully, proper diagnosis is key (If you have been reading these blogs, I sound like a broken record about diagnosis, but it truly is the most important component of treatment). There are always zebra diagnoses to suss out, but in medicine we have a saying, “When you hear hooves think horses, not zebras” A zebra diagnosis will typically not respond to a horse treatment.
Benign Paradoxyl Position Vertigo (BPPV):
This is defined as vertigo (spinning) in short duration 30-60sec with a movement of the head or rolling over in bed. This type of vertigo is caused by c...
Bees are on the endangered species list....and Honey, the bees are on my mind🐝I use it in my coffee every morning, but only if it is organic and local. Why? Because, all other honey can be highly processed with other sugars. Honey is typically fructose, however, there are a lot of other benefits.
Top 3 benefits of Honey
1. It is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal
2. Honey works as well as dextromorphan, an over-the-counter cough medication ingredient
3. Manuka honey can eradicate methicillin- resistant and methicillin-sensitive bacteria and VRE vancomycin-resistant enterococci
Honey is pretty much the bees 🐝 knees! And these are just a few of my favourite things about honey🍯
The burning question.....What exercises should I do?
There is no one right prescription for everyone. I have provided a list of progressions that capture a majority of patients, however, this is not meant to be a comprehensive list, just generalizations. If you have pain or problems with movement, a physical assessment and diagnosis are pertinent to your personal exercise prescription plan.
Below are a list of progressions of abdominal inner/outer retraining for people with low back pain,
Moms post-baby and athletes looking to improve performance.
Deep diaphragmatic breathing (https://youtu.be/cTzDEDN_Aug)
Move through these progressions with diaphragmatic breathing ;