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...
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...
Migraine Prevention: 7 Strategies That Might Help

Migraine Prevention: 7 Strategies That Might Help

In this blog, I will share with you seven strategies that I have learned for migraine prevention. This article is focused on how to prevent vestibular migraine in between episodes. Sometimes people comment on my blogs asking me exactly what I do to take care of...
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