ocular counter roll (OCR) test

The Video Ocular Counter-Roll (vOCR): A New Means to Assess Utricle Function

The vestibular system (inner ear and brain pathways) has a primary role of providing visual stability associated with head movement through the vestibular ocular reflex (VOR). The VOR is able to provide visual stability by causing the eyes to move in the opposite direction of a head turn or head tilt. For instance, if a…

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bppv dizziness test

Improving the Sensitivity of the Dix-Hallpike Test for BPPV

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is the most common vestibular disorder and most common cause of episodic vertigo. Once identified, Canalith Repositioning procedures are very safe, fast and effective at resolving this condition. So effective, that when repositioning does not quickly relieve the symptoms, the most likely explanation is that the diagnosis is wrong, or…

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