Category Archives: Dizziness and Vertigo

2 major symptoms of BPPV

BPPV symptoms are recurrent, brief attacks of vertigo. It is usually described as the room spinning for a short period of time. BPPV is short for Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. It is the most common vestibular type of vertigo. Above all, BPPV is provoked by changes in head position. The gold standard for the diagnosis […]

Does vertigo go away on its own?

Vertigo

With In some cases, vertigo can come and go on its own! Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, better known as BPPV, is a common vestibular disorder. Patients who have BPPV have recurrent episodes of vertigo lasting a minute or less produced by changes in the head position relative to gravity. 90% of patients with BPPV have […]

Do crystal treatments help vertigo?

BPPV treatment

Crystal treatments to help vertigo is a common phrase we hear! There are many “crystal” treatments to help vertigo.  The good news: Crystal treatments do and can help vertigo. However, you should have the correct treatment. When most people speak of crystals in their ear, they are most likely speaking about the diagnosis of BPPV.When […]

What can I do to prevent BPPV?

BPPV treatment

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common peripheral vertigo disease.  It can be easily diagnosed with a bedside detailed history taking and clinical examination by a physical therapist.  Subsequently, the treatment involves proceeding with the results of a clinical examination and performing the correct canalith repositioning manuever(s).  Therefore, in majority of cases, patients […]

Can neck pain cause dizziness?

Symptoms of dizziness or imbalance are often present in individuals with a variety of neck-disorders. Dizziness and imbalance may originate from altered proprioceptive signals from the cervical spine due to trauma, fatigue and pain. Considering there is an abundance of proprioceptive receptors in the neck, which are located in the joints, ligaments, and deep cervical […]

Do you get dizzy when you lie down in your bed?

Vertigo Treatment in Wake Forest Have you ever experienced dizziness when laying down, rolling to the side, or looking up? Check out this video below to see what happens with the eye that causes you to feel that spinning sensation 👇  Positional vertigo occurs when you have a blockage in the inner ear, causing […]

Vestibular Therapy for Peripheral Vertigo

Vertigo is the illusionary sensation of movement, such as a sensation of whirling and loss of balance. Vestibular Therapy in Wake Forest, NC at PhysioFit of North Carolina Generally speaking, there are two main forms of vertigo. Central vertigo refers to the vertigo caused by a disease originating from the central nervous system. This is […]

This type of vertigo mainly affects women and the elderly

Among the peripheral vestibular disorders, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is characterized by episodes of vertigo roundabout when the head is moved. BPPV is more common in women and seniors over 60 years old. Sorry ladies! Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo can happen through two different mechanisms: Canalithiasis […]

Is BPPV related to Tinnitus?

What is Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)? BPPV relief at PhysioFit of North Carolina in Wake Forest, NC Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is defined by repeated episodes of acute, short, paroxysmal vertigo, provoked by changes in head position relative to gravity. BPPV is the most common type of vertigo that a physical therapist treats […]