Short Term Effects of the Epley Maneuver for BPPV

Short-term efficacy of Epley’s manoeuvre: a double-blind randomised trial. von Brevern M, Seelig T, Radtke A, Tiel-Wilck K, Neuhauser H, Lempert T. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2006 Aug;77(8):980-2. Abstract BACKGROUND: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo of the posterior canal (PC-BPPV) is a common vestibular disorder and can be easily treated with Epley’s manoeuvre. Thus far, the … Read more

Post-Concussion Syndrome Treated With Aerobic Exercise

A preliminary study of subsymptom threshold exercise training for refractory post-concussion syndrome. Clin J Sport Med. 2010 Jan;20(1):21-7.  Leddy JJ, Kozlowski K, Donnelly JP, Pendergast DR, Epstein LH, Willer B. Abstract OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of subsymptom threshold exercise training for the treatment of post-concussion syndrome (PCS). DESIGN: Prospective case series. SETTING: … Read more

Vestibular Rehabilitation & Post-Concussion Syndrome

Vestibular rehabilitation for dizziness and balance disorders after concussion. J Neurologic Physical Therapy. 2010 Jun;34(2):87-93. Alsalaheen BA, Mucha A, Morris LO, Whitney SL, Furman JM, Camiolo-Reddy CE, Collins MW, Lovell MR, Sparto PJ. Abstract BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Management of dizziness and balance dysfunction is a major challenge after concussion. The purpose of this study was … Read more