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Feb 25th, 2021 Healthworks Regina

Acupuncture for vertigo – how does it help?

There are several different types of vertigo, one of the most common is called Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo or BPPV. It is a condition where small crystalline particles develop inside the inner ear.

Once an assessment and determination of BPPV is made, generally the condition can be resolved within a couple of treatments. Typical BPPV treatment at HealthWorks consists of using a modified Epley maneuver where the person is taken through a series of head positions to flush the particles out of the ear canal. Acupuncture can be used after the maneuver to target the vestibular system.

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