Physical therapy can evaluate and likely treat this condition when appropriate. 90% of the time this condition is caused by BPPV (Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo). BPPV is a condition that is most commonly seen with people over the age of 50. “Most often, BPPV occurs spontaneously, but it also may follow head trauma, neuritis affecting the superior vestibular nerve, or ischemia in the distribution of the anterior vestibular artery.”
Treatment will involve different maneuvers to help re-position the crystals through the canals and go back into their proper place. After your treatment, you will be instructed on proper at-home care. A majority of the time your symptoms could be resolved in this first treatment.
Could you imagine you’ve been suffering from this awful dizziness for years and in just one treatment your symptoms could be resolved or greatly reduced?
Research has shown that treatment can be 87% effective in just three treatments.
Ready to learn more? Explore our related posts below all written by our own team at Rye Physical Therapy.
BY Dylan Chisholm, PT, DPT, cert. DN, cert. VRS Many people will attain medical professionals,...
by Dr. Katherine Thibault, DPT Proper posture is something most of us struggle with. For as long...
Dr. Katherine Thibault, DPT ~ Dry Needling. It sounds scary and a little intimidating. You may...