KEYWORDS: Benign positional paroxysmal vertigo, Brandt-Daroff exercises, Canalith repositioning maneuvers
, Video electronystagmography.
Our model may also explain why some patients are more susceptible to BPPV and more resistant to treatment with canalith repositioning maneuvers
All patients in the treatment group underwent the canalith repositioning maneuver
described by Epley, with the exception of the vibration component.
Canalith Repositioning maneuver
(CRP) was the first line of treatment in majority of cases.
(29.) Blatt PJ, Georgakakis GA, Herdman SJ, Clendaniel RA, Tusa RJ.The effect of the canalith repositioning maneuver
on resolving postural instability in patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
Canalith repositioning maneuver
for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: randomized controlled trial in family practice.
(14) Kim and Lee reported a 43% rate of dizziness after successful canalith repositioning maneuvers
. (13) This by itself points to a connection of some type between BPPV and the autonomic nervous system.