BPPV – Effective Treatment Available? It Depends

Despite the well established safety and effectiveness of Canalith Repositioning, patients with BPPV rarely receive this treatment.  A 2002 German study reviewed the prior medical history via questionnaire in a group of patients with confirmed BPPV. They report that 51% admitted to recurrent symptoms over a mean duration of 3.2 years. Prior to correct diagnosis,…

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BPPV – Are We Making Progress?

Last week, I reviewed some studies that found that patients with BPPV have historically been managed quite ineffectively. I am pasting a reader (Audiologist) comment I received shortly after the blog was posted: “Sadly, I’m not shocked at all by these stats. However, I will say there seems to be more awareness amongst physicians the…

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