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This app changed my practice: DizzyFix

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Monday, September 24

This app changed my practice: DizzyFix

DizzyFix’s diagrams walk you through the steps needed for the Dix-Hallpike and Epley’s maneuvers, including a real-time display of exactly what path and angle to move the patient’s head through, and a timer to introduce appropriate pauses.

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New affordable device for at-home vertigo treatment now available

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Wednesday, August 3

80%-90% success rate for treatment of BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo)

Calgary, Alberta and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – August 3, 2011 – Clearwater Clinical Limited, a privately held medical device company, announced the release of a new DizzyFIX device designed for the home treatment of vertigo related to BPPV (Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo).

AHFMR Research News - Cool Tools

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Monday, May 9

The DizzyFIX was featured in the Alberta Heritage Fund for Medical Research's magazine "Research News"

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Reader's Digest - Easy Fixes for Vertigo

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Monday, May 9

"It’s for people like Roberts that Dr. Matthew Bromwich, who practises pediatric otolaryngology at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, invented the DizzyFix—a curved tube containing a small green ball floating in oil, attached to a baseball cap. Wearing the cap, the BPPV patient goes through a sequence of movements that send the ball along a specific path in the tube—and also guide the crystal debris out of the semicircular canals.