Brandt-Daroff exercises

Brandt-Daroff exercises

A method of treating benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), which is said to be effective in up to 95% of cases.
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In Group-1, modified particle repositioning maneuver and in Group-2 Brandt-Daroff exercises were utilized as treatment.
Results: The recovery rates at the first, second and third week controls were 76%, 96% and 100% for Group-1 (modified Epley maneuver) and 64%, 88% and 100% for Group-2 (Brandt-Daroff exercises) respectively.
Conclusion: It was concluded that both Brandt-Daroff Exercises and Modified Epley maneuvers were almost equally effective in the treatment of BPPV.
On the other hand, vestibular physical therapy protocols such as Brandt-Daroff exercises are based on the principle of central compensation or the characteristic spontaneous resolution of BPPV and can be performed at home.
Brandt-Daroff exercises (five repeats three times a day) were explained orally and in writing to Group-2.
It was found that the recovery rate was similar for the modified canalith repositioning maneuver, modified releasing maneuver, and Brandt-Daroff exercises, and these three options were superior to vestibular habituation exercises and the placebo maneuver.
The results of the Epley maneuver and Brandt-Daroff exercises were similar in our study.