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patient information Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) and Epley Manoeuvre Instructions following the repositioning manoeuvre. (The Epley and Semont Maneuvers) alleviates symptoms in about 80 percent of patients. Follow these instructions after the Epley or Semont maneuver. If the vertigo comes from your right ear, reverse these instructions. This exercise is similar to the Epley maneuver, though not as popular in.

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Causes of BPPV can include:. Experience Our Care Find a Doctor for: Or read a brochure with pictures.

Some people may have mild symptoms for a couple of weeks. Sometimes there is a cause. Your healthcare provider may suggest avoiding certain positions for a while after your symptoms have gone away. It contains calcium crystals canaliths that help it detect movement. Once your symptoms go away, there is no need to keep doing the maneuver. Search the Health Library Get the facts on diseases, conditions, tests and procedures. Your semicircular canals are found inside your ear.

You can do the home Epley maneuver on a bed. Enter the last name, specialty or keyword for your search below. A Johns Hopkins expert on the best ways to prevent falls at any age. You may find it helpful to watch a video of the home Epley maneuver first.


Home Epley Maneuver

You may also have nausea and vomiting. You may not be doing the maneuver the right way.

You need to have a pillow in place so that when you lie back it will be under your shoulders. Contact Information View our phone directory or find a patient care location. He or she may ask you to do it 3 times a day until your symptoms have been gone for 24 hours. These issues can include neck or back disease, vascular conditions, and retinal detachment.

Often BPPV happens pstient any known cause.

The home Epley maneuver is similar. You should be able to be active after doing the home Epley maneuver.

But many other conditions can cause vertigo. Find a physician at another Johns Hopkins Member Hospital: The home Epley maneuver is a type of exercise help that helps to treat the symptoms of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo BPPV. This can give you peace of mind in case your vertigo gets worse in the middle of the treatment. In BPPV, vertigo may come on with certain head movements.

Find Research Faculty Enter the last name, specialty or keyword for your search below. The original Epley maneuver was designed to be done with a healthcare provider. These are a series of movements that you can do without help, in your own home. Connect with a Treatment Center: They detect motion and send this information to your brain. People with onstructions conditions that limit their ability to move may not be able to do the home Epley maneuver safely.


If you still have symptoms after doing the home Epley maneuver, call your healthcare provider. In some cases, it may take instrjctions few times for the procedure to work.

It may also be useful to know how to do this maneuver if your BPPV comes back after a few months or years.

Home Epley Maneuver | Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library

Most people say their symptoms go away right after they do the maneuver. It may be helpful to have someone at home with you while you go through the movements. Find Health Information Search entire library by keyword. These symptoms may be more frequent at times.