Aleksander Chaibia, and Peter J. Tuchinb. Chiropractic spinal manipulative treatment of cervicogenic dizziness using Gonstead method: a case study. J Chiropr Med. 2011 Sep; 10(3): 194–198.

Objective

The purpose of this case report is to present the response of a patient with chronic nonresponsive cervicogenic dizziness to chiropractic care.

Case report

A 29-year-old man had a 10-year history of progressive cervicogenic dizziness with symptoms including a sensation of excessive motion, imbalance, and spinning associated with neck pain and stiffness. After treatment, he reported a reduction in pain and dizziness and an improved quality of life following Gonstead method of chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy.

Conclusion

This case study suggests that a patient with nonresponsive cervicogenic dizziness might respond to chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy approach using Gonstead method.

Granted just a case report and solely SMT was provided, but a good read for a chronic, 10-year history of dizziness symptoms.  Quite a few treatments (17) over course of 2 months, and I wonder in this case if a habitual vestibular program would have given any additional benefit.

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