A balance disorder is a condition marked by feeling unsteady or dizzy. Even while standing, lying or sitting still, a person with a balance disorder will feel as if they are moving, spinning or floating. At Central Plains we work with you to determine the cause of your dizziness and develop a unique treatment plan.
Dizziness or loss of balance is the second most common complaint heard in doctors’ offices. Statistics from the National Institutes of Health indicate that dizziness will occur in 70 percent of the nation’s population at some point in their lives. Acute or chronic problems with equilibrium may indicate serious health risks and seriously increase risk…Read More
Sometimes confused with dizziness, vertigo is a fairly distinct rotational feeling of motion sickness that occurs when movement is minimal. A person may feel a sense of movement or spinning even if they’re sitting still. Visual disturbances are common, and the feeling is often associated with nausea. BPPV is caused by collections of calcium crystals…Read More
Many types of hearing loss are permanent, unfortunately, but can be treated and managed through proper diagnosis. Meniere’s Disease is one of these permanent disorders, and is an affliction of the inner ear that can affect both hearing and balance. Meniere’s affects people differently, with episodes of vertigo, low-pitched tinnitus, and fluctuating hearing loss as…Read More
Vertigo, the feeling of dizziness or unsteadiness, affects millions of American, so if you’re experiencing it, you’re not alone. Causes can range from neurological disease, head injury, allergies, or hearing problems to medication, infection, poor circulation, or another source. You don’t have to live with vertigo. The condition is treatable, so it’s important to get…Read More
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