Chiropractic care can restore the proper flow of spinal fluid, reducing fluid build up, restoring balance to the inner ear and alleviating dizziness and vertigo.
Can a chiropractor help with inner ear problems?
Chiropractic has proven incredibly effective in reducing problems in the inner ear, including hearing concerns, ear infections, and yes—vertigo. Vertigo is connected to fluid buildup in the inner ear, and the area in which the buildup occurs is connected via nerves to your upper cervical vertebrae.
What does a chiropractor do for vertigo?
Chiropractic care will entail using the Epley Maneuver to shift your head in different positions, repositioning the crystals inside the inner ear. Along with in-office chiropractic care, your chiropractor may send you home with exercises and activities to help ease your vertigo.
How do you get fluid out of Eustachian tubes?
Close your mouth, hold your nose, and gently blow as if you are blowing your nose. Yawning and chewing gum also may help. You may hear or feel a “pop” when the tubes open to make the pressure equal between the inside and outside of your ears.
Can sitting too long cause dizziness?
Dizziness or lightheadedness may also happen when you stand after sitting for a long time. If these symptoms happen only occasionally, there’s likely no cause for concern. It’s important to see your doctor if you have frequent symptoms of orthostatic hypotension because they can signal serious problems.
Can a chiropractor help with a pinched nerve?
Studies show that chiropractic treatments can help patients who have pinched nerves in their spine. We can use chiropractic treatments to noninvasively realign your spine and relieve pressure on troubled areas of your back.