Upper Cervical Dizziness + Vestibular Rehab

Upper Cervical Dizziness + Vestibular Rehab

Vestibular PT can Aggravate Upper Cervical Dizziness. Sometimes, patients present to vestibular physical therapy with co-occurring upper cervical dizziness. These patients require special attention since vestibular PT may cause the dizziness to become worse. The first...
Sleep After Vertigo Treatment: A Key to Recovery

Sleep After Vertigo Treatment: A Key to Recovery

Good sleep after vertigo treatment is very important when it comes to vestibular rehab. I find that patients who do not get good sleep after vertigo treatment do not recover as well. Take It Easy After Each Vertigo Treatment I advise my patients to “take the rest of...
Epley Maneuver With Limited Neck Rotation

Epley Maneuver With Limited Neck Rotation

Performing an Epley Maneuver for vertigo on patients with limited neck rotation is difficult but not impossible. Caution should be taken to ensure that an Epley maneuver is safe to perform. Screening tests that physical therapists typically perform before attempting...
Epley Maneuver for Vertigo

Epley Maneuver for Vertigo

In this blog, I discuss the Epley Maneuver for vertigo. The Epley maneuver was first published in 1992 by the late Dr. John Epley, M.D. This BPPV treatment maneuver is specifically for free floating BPPV crystals in the posterior canal. Free floating BPPV particles in...
A Vertigo Treatment Plan Can Help

A Vertigo Treatment Plan Can Help

The Importance of a Vertigo Treatment Plan In my opinion, the most important thing when creating a vertigo treatment plan is to select a team of professionals that you trust and follow their treatment plan step by step. Depending on the root cause of your symptoms,...
Reflux and Vertigo: What Is The Link?

Reflux and Vertigo: What Is The Link?

Many people suffer from reflux and vertigo. Heartburn is another term for reflux. If reflux gets to be a chronic problem, it can eventually lead to GERD. That stands for gastro-esophageal reflux disease. What is the Link between Reflux and Vertigo? Refluxed food...
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