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03.12.2015

Get dizzy on playground swing? Balance specialist tells why

Reporter senses that his vestibular ability has changed with age

KPLU Radio  |  Updated 10:45 AM, 03.12.2015

Posted in: Education

  • Reporter Gabriel Spitzer, in harness, records his experience being tested for balance by James Phillips, a vestibular neurophysiologist, at UW Medical Center. Brian Donohue
In taking his children to the playground, KPLU reporter Gabriel Spitzer was surprised to learn that he could no longer enjoy a ride on a swing. Had something changed with age?

The experience led him to the Balance and Dizziness Center at the University of Washington Medical Center. He met balance specialist James Phillips, who tested Spitzer's vestibular function.

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Tagged with: dizziness, balance, vestibular
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