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The purpose of this study is to determine the relative short- and long-term efficacy of several physical treatment paradigms commonly employed for the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), including the Epley maneuver, the Semont maneuver, the Brandt-Daroff exercises and nonspecific vestibular habituation exercises. These procedures involve exercises and head manipulations. Vertigo intensity and frequency, the presence/absence of slow-phase eye movements, the degree of dizziness handicap and acts of daily living (ADL) shall be assessed. The study will also ascertain the effects of co-morbid conditions on the response to treatment. While BPPV is a common and significant public health problem that has been recognized for several decades, this is the first systematic study of the relative treatment efficacy of different physical treatment modalities for this disorder.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Epley maneuver, Semont maneuver, Brandt-Daroff exercises, Vestibular habituation exercises, ShamManeuver
Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T04:00:11-0400
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