Brady S. Workman

Brady S. Workman

Brady S. Workman, AuD, is a staff audiologist in the Balance Disorders Program at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. He is a co-editor of the Dizziness Depot at Hearing Health and Technology Matters.org. 

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Alternatives to (Not Substitutes for) Caloric Testing

The standard electronystagmography/videonystagmography (ENG/VNG) exam, first described 80 years ago, has been around for about 60 years. The recording techniques have improved, but the tests are the same. Our understanding of vestibular function and methods to evaluate the vestibular ocular reflex (VOR) also have improved, but our profession still relies primarily on VNG testing to determine vestibular function. Let’s take a critical look at this standard of care.

Topic(s): vestibular disorders, vestibular evaluation, Vertigo, vng, videonystagmography