A Very Modified Dix-Hallpike, Part II

A summary of “An Abbreviated Diagnostic Maneuver for Posterior Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo”, Michael, P.,  et al (2016).     The authors of this article report that canalothiasis (free floating otoconia) of the posterior canal is the most common single cause of vertigo.  Treatments are easy, inexpensive, safe and effective, yet people wait months to…

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A Very Modified Dix-Hallpike

  BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) is the most common cause of vertigo and dizziness complaints. It is generally easily treated once identified, as long as it happens to affect the posterior canal. In fact, it seems that many people are self diagnosing and going to the internet for home treatment instructions. Many physicians are…

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