Do You Have Vertigo or Dizziness?Vertigo, or Dizziness is a condition that should be treated right away. If you feel as though you may have Vertigo or Dizziness, this article will help you understand the condition. Chiropractic can help, and your local chiropractor can offer you a strategy to overcome the condition.
Vertigo is the illusion of movement of the body or of the environment. The motion with vertigo is rotational and one way (unidirectional).
There is a small distinction with the perception of this motion. Objective vertigo is when the patient feels the environment is moving around them, whereas, subjective vertigo is when the patient feels they are turning in the environment.
There is a very important distinction between vertigo and dizziness. Patients are more inclined to describe dizziness as any feelings of loss of balance, light-headed or nausea WITHOUT MOTION PERCEPTION.
Your Chiropractor will perform a thorough history and examination including orthopaedic and neurological testing to determine the true cause of your vertigo and dizziness. Then they will develop a specific plan of management tailored to your case.