Root Causes of Upper Cervical Dizziness

Root Causes of Upper Cervical Dizziness

There are many different causes of upper cervical dizziness. While upper cervical dizziness can be treated and relieved by a specialized physical therapist or chiropractor, the results may only be short-lived if the root cause is elusive. For long-term recovery from...
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...
Dizziness and Neck Pain: The Relationship

Dizziness and Neck Pain: The Relationship

Dizziness and Neck Pain Often times dizziness and neck pain go hand-in-hand. Dizziness caused by neck problems is called cervicogenic dizziness or cervical vertigo. In traditional healthcare, the neck is often overlooked as a cause of dizziness. For people with...
Dizziness After Cancer Treatment: Five Reasons

Dizziness After Cancer Treatment: Five Reasons

Dizziness after cancer treatment is a common complaint. In my experience, there are five reasons why people experience dizziness after cancer treatment. 1. Tumor Location The location of the tumor can cause dizziness. Tumors in the brain or ears can contribute to...
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