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Did You Know Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care Can Help Vertigo Symptoms?

The three most leading causes of vertigo include the following: Meniere’s disease- due to the pressure changes within the ear it can result in vertigo. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo- a condition which occurs due to the accumulation of calcium within the ear canals leading to vertigo. Vestibular neuritis- mostly associated with inflammation or infection of the ears leading to vertigo.

Other conditions which result in vertigo include the following:

Injury to your inner ear
The damaging effect to the spinal ligaments or joints
Partial dislocation or misalignment of single or more than one vertebrae of the neck
In rare conditions, you can also experience vertigo due to brain disorders such as tumors or stroke.


The most common symptoms linked with vertigo include the following:

A headache
Ringing sound
Hearing loss
Spinning effect
Unbalanced effects which occur due to vertigo


The chiropractors at Delray Beach, Boynton Beach and Boca Raton usually perform some diagnostic tests in your initial visit to identify the main cause of vertigo. However, most patients visit chiropractors when their upper neck is moving in faulty directions resulting in misinformed body posture as well as misaligned joint movements. Such type of vertigo is referred to as cervicogenic vertigo which is treated by chiropractic treatment.

Upper Cervical Chiropractic treatment is a conservative treatment option that can be done as a first course of treatment. Many patients visit the chiropractor after trying different types of treatments like the epley manuever with results. Upper cervical chiropractic serves as an excellent option for treating the symptoms linked with vertigo. The common therapies performed by chiropractors at Delray Beach include the following:

Exercises that helps in strengthening your vestibular system

Canalith repositioning maneuver
Surgery for very severe conditions
Epley Manuever
Upper Cervical Chiropractic adjustments


The two most common forms of treatment options for resolving vertigo include the following:

Epley maneuver: it aids in clearing the debris which clusters within the vestibulocochlear apparatus. It serves as the balance center maintaining our bodies. In Ripley’s maneuver, the chiropractors reposition the misplaced otoconia i.e. the bony particles back to their appropriate position.

Manipulation technique: it aids in operating the nervous system in an appropriate condition along with the balance of the neuropathways. This technique works well for joints especially the upper neck that realigns the neck and the muscles of the neck directly with the brain.


Chiropractic is known as a conservative treatment option for resolving vertigo. The chiropractors at Schrier Family Chiropractic in Delray Beach are known for their 5-star service as they advise you about vertigo as well as exercises, dietary alterations, and upper cervical adjustments that can help with vertigo.

Dr. Elan Schrier has done extra training in vestibular rehabilitation in order to take the best care of vertigo patients. If you feel like you have tried everything and are still suffering with vertigo come in for a free consultation to see how we can help. Call the office at 561-316-3480 or book online at www.drelan.com