Facts About The Epley Maneuver

If you have benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, there is a simple, at-home remedy to your vertigo symptoms.

The Epley Maneuver is a repositioning maneuver taught by a physical therapist to treat vertigo symptoms. During a physical therapy session, your therapist will show you the non-invasive Epley Maneuver.

The Good News and Facts About the Epley Maneuver

If you suffer from vertigo, you are looking for a quick and easy remedy. Here are the good news and important facts about the Epley Maneuver:

  • The Epley Maneuver is a series of head movements performed at home. The maneuver is painless and only takes a few moments to complete.
  • Your therapist will tell you if your affected ear is on the right or the left side. The maneuver will be modified depending on the ear impacted.
  • For some, the Empley Maneuver stops symptoms of vertigo immediately. Others may need to repeat the maneuver, and your therapist will recommend the frequency you should perform the maneuver in 24 hours.
  • There are no serious side effects of the Epley Maneuver.
  • No special equipment is needed to perform the Epley Maneuver at home.

Physical Therapy at The Therapy Network

The specialists at The Therapy Network treat various vestibular conditions through rehabilitation. After a review of your medical history and your current vertigo condition, your therapist will create a custom treatment plan that may include the Empley Maneuver.

After reading the facts about the Epley Maneuver, you may be ready to schedule an appointment. The Therapy Network has six locations in Virginia. If you live in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, or Chesapeake, Virginia, there is a location near your neighborhood.

If you have the symptoms of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, we know that you are looking for relief. Appointments are available today.