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Is there a role for neck manipulation in elderly falls prevention? – An overview

March 01, 2015

Many risk factors exist for falls in the elderly. Dizziness is an important risk factor for such falls. Spinal pain has also been identified as a risk factor for these falls. In this overview of the literature, we examine studies, including trials, of neck manipulation for neck pain, unsteadiness and falls risk relevant to the elderly. We also examine two related,

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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo Part I: Background and clinical presentation

July 07, 2014

Purpose: To review recent theories regarding the aetiology and pathophysiology of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), including its epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and differential diagnosis. Data sources: Relevant studies were identified by searching MEDLINE from 1966 – March, 1997. Study selection: A total of 35 studies were selected on the basis of their relevance to

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