Have you ever experienced dizziness or a spinning sensation that made you feel off-balance? If so, you might be familiar with a condition called Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV).
However, there is good news! Doctors have developed a simple and effective procedure called the BPPV Canalith Repositioning Procedure, which can bring relief to those suffering from this condition.
Here we will discuss the procedure that is involved in the BPPV canalith repositioning. So, if you are planning to undergo BPPV canalith repositioning it might be better to know how it is performed so that you can prepare for the process early.
BPPV stands for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. “Benign” means it’s not life-threatening, “paroxysmal” means it occurs suddenly and briefly, “positional” means it’s triggered by specific head movements, and “vertigo” refers to the feeling of spinning or dizziness. BPPV occurs when tiny calcium crystals, called canaliths, become dislodged from their normal position in the inner ear.
The BPPV Canalith Repositioning Procedure, also known as the Epley manoeuvre, is a simple technique performed by healthcare professionals to reposition the dislodged canaliths. Here’s how it works:
If you or someone you know is experiencing recurrent episodes of vertigo, it’s essential to consult a healthcare professional who can diagnose and recommend appropriate treatment, including the BPPV Canalith Repositioning Procedure.
Remember, with the right intervention, you can regain your balance and conquer BPPV-induced dizziness!
Dr. Navin Tiwari