Epley Manoeuvre

Vertigo is described as ‘when it is like the room is spinning around you’.

 

Janie uses a technique called the Epley Manoeuvre to treat vertigo. Your doctor may have diagnosed you with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), a condition caused by small fragments of debris in the ear canal. 

 

The Epley manoeuvre involves performing four separate head movements to move the fragments that cause vertigo to a place where they no longer cause symptoms. Your symptoms should improve shortly after the Epley manoeuvre is performed, although it may take up to two weeks for a complete recovery. The Epley manoeuvre isn't usually a long-term cure and may need to be repeated.

 

Dizziness is described as ‘when it is like you are spinning round in the room’.

 

It can be caused by low blood pressure or a restriction between the base of the skull and the first spinal bone (vertebra). Release of this joint can cause dizziness to cease if this is the cause

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Janie Reynolds

BSC Hons OST, BA Hons

Tel: 01323 734664

ecnm69@gmail.com

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