Use of canalith repositioning manoeuvres and vestibular rehabilitation

van Vugt, V.A. (2017) Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 35(1) pp. 19–26

Key points:

  • Dizziness is a common symptom with limited therapeutic options.
  • Canalith repositioning manoeuvres and vestibular rehabilitation represent the best treatment options currently available for vertigo.
  • Canalith repositioning manoeuvres and vestibular rehabilitation are still widely underused by GPs.
  • The most important reason for GPs not to use these techniques is that they do not know how to perform them.
  • Efforts should be made to increase the knowledge and skills of GPs regarding canalith repositioning manoeuvres and vestibular rehabilitation.

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