OVERVIEW. Chiropractors can cause vertigo through several mechanisms. In general, this is a type of “cervical vertigo”, which is discussed in general elsewhere on this site. We will focus here on the types of injuries to the vertebral arteries that might occur during high-impact manipulations of the cervical spine.
What damage can a chiropractor cause?
Chiropractic adjustment is safe when it’s performed by someone trained and licensed to deliver chiropractic care. Serious complications associated with chiropractic adjustment are overall rare, but may include: A herniated disk or a worsening of an existing disk herniation.
Can a pinched nerve in your neck cause vertigo?
Cervicogenic dizziness is vertigo caused by conditions related to the neck. You may have asked yourself a question like, ‘can a pinched nerve cause dizziness’. The answer is yes, under certain conditions a nerve in the neck experiencing excess pressure can cause bouts of dizziness.
How do you permanently cure vertigo?
A technique called canalith repositioning (or Epley maneuver) usually helps resolve benign paroxysmal positional vertigo more quickly than simply waiting for your dizziness to go away. It can be done by your doctor, an audiologist or a physical therapist and involves maneuvering the position of your head.
Is cervical vertigo permanent?
Your range of motion can be affected, too, and sometimes it comes along with a headache. Episodes of cervical vertigo go for hours, and the condition itself can last for years. Diagnosing cervical vertigo can be difficult.
Can cervical vertigo last for months?
The duration of symptoms for CGD can range from days to months to years. Each episode of dizziness typically lasts minutes to hours .
How long does vertigo last after chiropractic adjustment?
Dizziness is Normal after a Chiropractic Adjustment
The most important thing for new patients to understand is that dizziness for the first 24 hours following a chiropractic adjustment is perfectly normal and expected.