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What Is Nystagmus?

What Is Nystagmus?

Nystagmus What Does It Mean? At North 49 our team of vestibular therapists look for nystagmus in determining one’s cause of dizziness. So, what is nystagmus? It is simply repetitive, uncontrolled eye motion. It usually affects both eyes. Depending on the cause it may...
Dizziness With Vaping

Dizziness With Vaping

Can Vaping Make Me Dizzy? A few weeks ago a young gentleman came to North 49 due to his dizziness. The dizziness had been bothering him for some time and would come on for no apparent reason. It was not aggravated with head motion, being in busy environments,...
Tinnitus What Can I Do?

Tinnitus What Can I Do?

Are Your Ears Still Ringing in the New Year? You May Have Tinnitus What is Tinnitus? It is the hearing of sound when no external sound is present. With some people it is always there. With others it comes and goes. Often it is described as a ringing, but it may also...
TMJ and Clenching

TMJ and Clenching

Do you complain of jaw or ear pain, ear fullness, or headaches? If you do you may be dealing with TMJ (short for temporomandibular joint), which is a common term indicating a problem coming from the jaw. However, a better term for problems coming from this area is...
How to Treat Tennis Elbow?

How to Treat Tennis Elbow?

Do you or someone you know have pain along the outside of the elbow? If so, it may be due to a condition such as “Tennis Elbow”. You may be wondering, “Well the elbow pain isn’t from playing tennis.” You are not alone, as over 95% of those who develop tennis elbow do...