Treatments for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000359|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 3, 1999
Last Update Posted : July 26, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Vertigo||Behavioral: Canalith repositioning maneuver (Epley maneuver) Behavioral: Semont maneuver Behavioral: Brandt-Daroff exercises Behavioral: Vestibular habituation exercises Behavioral: ShamManeuver||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||150 participants|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Treatments for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)|
|Study Start Date :||October 1998|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2003|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2003|
Experimental: Canalith repositioning maneuver
Repositioning treatment for posterior canal BPPV
Behavioral: Canalith repositioning maneuver (Epley maneuver)
Standard passive motion of the head: Dix-Hallpike maneuver, turn head to opposite side, roll over, sit up.
|Experimental: Modified Epley maneuver||
Behavioral: Vestibular habituation exercises
Head shaking exercises in pitch, roll, yaw and circumduction. Titrating from 2 repetitions per exercise to 20 repetitions per exercise, as tolerated.
Sham Comparator: Sham
The subject sat in a chair; the head was passively tilted downward, turned away from the involved side, turned back to center, upward, away from the involved side, twice, slowly.
Passive movement of the head
Active Comparator: Liberatory maneuver
The standard liberatory maneuver (also known as the Semont maneuver) was used.
Behavioral: Semont maneuver
Sidelying maneuver, flip over 180 deg, sit up.
Other Name: Liberatory maneuver
Active Comparator: Brandt Daroff exercise
Modified Brandt Daroff exercise performed as a self-liberatory exercise.
Behavioral: Brandt-Daroff exercises
Active exercise. Sidelying to involved side, sidelying to uninvolved side, sit up.
- Vertigo [ Time Frame: 6 month s ]
- Balance [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
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|United States, Texas|
|Baylor College of Medicine|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77030|
|Principal Investigator:||Helen Cohen, EdD||Baylor College of Medicine|