Efficacy of Applying Postural Restrictions after Epley Maneuver in Patients with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: March 31, 2013, 16 (1); 89-90
May 05, 2013
Article Type: Short Communication
January 31, 2012
April 14, 2012
Dashti - Khavidaki
A , Pirasteh
S. Efficacy of Applying Postural Restrictions after Epley Maneuver in Patients with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo,
Zahedan J Res Med Sci.
Background: The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of applying postural restrictions after Epley maneuver on therapeutic success in patients with BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo).
Materials and Methods: This randomized controlled clinical trial study was conducted in among 118 patients with BPPV at Khatam-al-Anbia hospital in Zahedan. First group treated with postural restrictions and the second with no restrictions. After one week the presence of BPPV examined and data were analyzed.
Results: In first group 84.7% did not show symptoms of vertigo, as well as 45 patients in second group. Results did not show any significant difference between two groups.
Conclusion: This study showed that instructions had no significant effect on the patients’ treatment outcomes.
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