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Cervical Adjustments Help Treat Dizziness And Pain

In a single-subject experiment undertaken on 14 consecutive patients, The effects of acupuncture, cervical manipulation, no therapy and anti-inflammatory drug application was studied in patients with dizziness/vertigo of suspected cervical (neck) origin. The study presented in the August 2000 issue of Manual Therapy states that cervical manipulation was the only treatment to diminish the duration of dizziness/vertigo complaints during the past seven days and increased the cervical range of motion. The results of this study suggests that spinal manipulation may impact most efficiently on the complex process of dizziness of the cervical origin.

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: Manual Therapy. 2000 Aug;5(3):151-7.