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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Preventing Falls with Balance Therapy

At Vortex Physical Therapy & Balance, we provide balance therapy to prevent falls and injuries. Are you a Balance Master? Our Smart BalanceMaster has finally arrived! What is a BalanceMaster, you ask? The Smart BalanceMaster from Neurocom is a high tech tool for...

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Now Accepting New Patients for Vestibular Therapy

Vortex PT Is Now Open and Accepting New Patients Do you live in the Bay Area? Vortex Physical Therapy & Balance is easy to reach if you live in, say, San Jose, Los Gatos, Campbell, Morgan Hill, Saratoga, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Cupertino or Los Altos, California....

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New Vestibular Therapy Clinic Opening

New Vestibular Therapy Clinic Opening November 2011 We have been busy here at Vortex Physical Therapy as we get ready to open our doors in less than two weeks! Looking around, there is still a LOT to do, but we're really excited to start welcoming people into our...

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