Epley’s Maneuver and Brandt-Daroff Exercise for BPPV induced Vertigo

In the previous blog we had discussed about the various causes responsible for vertigo, one such cause mentioned their was BPPV ( Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo ) , now in this blog we will discuss about the two different physical approaches used to treat BPPV induced Vertigo.

Firstly it’s the ,

EPLEY’S MANEUVER

Video Courtesy : MUSC Health

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Video for Right Epley Maneuver

Video for Left Epley Maneuver

Epley maneuver is also sometimes called as Canalith Repositioning Maneuver or CRP, is a series of head movements or exercises used in BPPV in order to dislodge the crystal debris (canaliths) so that they don’t settle in the sensitive parts of the inner ear.

Epley’s Maneuver is not appropriate gor people with cervical spine problems or pathologies and also in case of severe vertigo.

Epley’s Maneuver steps to perform is shown below

And Secondly it’s the ,

BRANDT-DAROFF EXERCISES

These are the set of different positioning exercises adopted to treat BPPV induced Vertigo.

Video Courtesy : DRMTCI

Channel link : https://www.youtube.com/user/DRMTCI

Video for Brandt-Daroff Exercise

Pic Courtesy : researchgate.net

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Written by priyeshbanerjeept

Physiotherapist, Certified MFR therapist on a mission to provide one stop search destination for various diseases its symptoms,causes,diagnosis,treatment, physiotherapy management,rehabilitation with practical examples for aspiring physiotherapists,medical professionals and general public.

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