Epley maneuver

canalith repositioning maneuver

a maneuver to reposition otolithic debris from the semicircular ducts, usually the posterior, to the utricle in benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
Synonym(s): Epley maneuver

Epley maneuver

A technique used to manage benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), which involves sequential movement of the head into 4 positions.

Epley maneuver

Canalith repositioning procedure, modified liberatory maneuver Neurology A technique used to manage BPPV, which involves sequential movement of the head into 4 positions. See Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
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How the Epley maneuver can help ease dizziness (June, 8)
The most commonly used canalith-repositioning maneuver is the Epley maneuver (2-4).
Objective: To compare the effects of neck restrictions on efficacy of Epley maneuver in management of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).
What stops it is the Epley maneuver, named after the ear surgeon who devised it in 1980.
Three (of nine) patients experienced complete symptom resolution following treatment on the Epley maneuver.
The Dix-Hallpike maneuver is also the first step of a treatment for BBPV known as the Epley maneuver.
They included fine-needle aspiration, incision and drainage of abscesses and cysts, removal of cysts, wick placement, laceration repair, treatment of soft-tissue injuries, biopsies and repair, excisional and brush biopsies, release of lingual frenulum, treatment of mucoceles, endoscopy, flexible laryngoscopy, videostroboscopy, drug therapy, uvulectomy, treatment of dysphagia and reflux, foreign body removal, myringoplasty, micro-otoscopy and photo documentation, mastoid cleansing, postoperative care, intertympanic steroid injection, Epley maneuver, polypectomy, epistaxis control, repair of deviated nasal septum, coblation under local anesthesia, closed reduction of nasal fractures, and many more.
In many cases, a particle repositioning technique known as the Epley maneuver can cure benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
Right Epley maneuver was performed for therapeutic approach (1 session).
Q I suffer from vertigo, and a friend recently told me that I might find relief with something called the Epley maneuver.
Washington -- In-office use of the Epley maneuver can relieve benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in most patients, Dr.
The Epley maneuver, also called the canalith repositioning procedure, guides the patient's head through a five-position cycle of gentle, specific movements.