Medication expired? Drop-off event this Saturday

Do you know what to do with your medication once it expires? If you're like most people, you aren't sure. First of all, please don't flush them. Whatever goes down the drain can have a negative impact on our water supply for years to come. You also shouldn't throw...

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Defeating Dizziness in the Bay Area

Every September, we get the opportunity to help raise awareness of the vestibular disorders we treat here at Vortex Physical Therapy & Balance through Balance Awareness Week, hosted by a great non-profit organization called the Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA)....

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Balance Awareness Week: Dizziness & The Vestibular System

In support of Balance Awareness Week, we are sharing important information on vestibular and balance disorders, provided in conjunction with the Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA). What is a vestibular system? The word “vestibular” refers to the inner-ear balance...

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Defeating Dizziness with Balance Awareness Week

We are joining the Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA) to observe Balance Awareness Week, now through the 23rd. According to VEDA, vestibular and balance disorders will affect more than 35% of Americans over the age of 40, and other studies list dizziness as the...

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Sitting Kills? Tips for Exercise at Work

We all know a sedentary lifestyle is unhealthy and the cause for many of the health issues currently plaguing society. However, a new Australian study finds that sitting for long periods of time may cause an early death. Sitting=Death? This doesn't bode well for those...

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Top Tips for Surviving the Holidays with Vestibular Issues

Vestibular Issues Make Holiday Time Tedious How to Survive The Holidays If You Suffer from Vestibular Issues Walking through the mall during the holidays can be exhausting for most of us, but for people with vestibular issues, a quick shopping trip to the mall or...

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