Cervicogenic Vertigo

What is Cervicogenic Vertigo?

 

Cervicogenic vertigo is dizziness, vertigo or imbalance that is experienced related to neck pain, movement or position. Cervicogenic vertigo is likely to occur after injury to head or neck such as whiplash. In some cases vertiginous symptoms can be result of neck injury alone; in other cases, neck injury coincidences with vertigo of other origin.

 

Cervicogenic Vertigo Management:

Outside of management of neck pain and/or injury, dizziness and vertigo can be addressed via vestibular rehabilitation as prescribed by a physical therapist. Refer to this link for more information regarding vestibular rehabilitation: http://www.fyzicalbalance.com/our-approach/howdoesitwork