Did you know your chiropractor can help you manage your dizziness? It's true. Chiropractors use assessment tools in conjunction with your subjective complaints to establish pre and post treatment outcomes when managing your vertigo. Physical exam findings and subjective complaints may lead any physician to the diagnosis of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. Vertigo is a common complaint, especially after head and neck trauma. It may come from problems in the inner ear, or from disturbances in pathways in the nervous system. The experience can be impact your whole world to cause: nausea, vomiting, and/or sweating.
With activities like Epley maneuver, myofascial work to the cervical paraspinal muscles, and spinal manipulation, these symptoms can decrease your original complaint of dizziness. Reduction of symptoms are included in the studies below.
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*J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2013 Feb;36(2):119-26. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2012.12.011. Chiropractic management of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo using the Epley maneuver. Sajko SS1, Stuber K, Welsh TN.
*Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics; Assessment of Cervicogenic Vertigo; D Fitz-Ritson; October 1991