To Find Out the Relationship Between Dizziness and Balance in Benign Paroxysomal Positional Vertigo (BPPV): A Co Relational Study
International Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy
Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2015, Pages: 1-4
Received: Sep. 7, 2015; Accepted: Nov. 4, 2015; Published: Nov. 13, 2015
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Shahanawaz S. D., D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, India; School of Physiotherapy, RK University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India
Priyanshu V. Rathod, School of Physiotherapy, RK University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India
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Abstract
Background of the study: The vestibular system is both a sensory system and a motor system. As a sensory system, the vestibular system provides the central nervous system (CNS) with information about the position and motion of the head and the direction of gravity. The CNS uses this information, together with information from other sensory systems. The otolith organs can signal tilts with respect to gravity and slow, drifting movements, but only when these movements are linear, rather than rotational. Objective of the study: The study aimed at investigating the correlation between dizziness and balance in the BPPV subjects by using outcome measure Dizziness Handicap Inventory and Berg Balance Scale Methodology: Total 56 subjects were enrolled Age group is 18-65, Both Males and Females. Able to experiencing symptoms for longer period of 3 months, Able to transfer from sitting to standing and move independently. Able to tolerate the exercise ,and we carried out to descriptive analytical ,co relational study .From this study we have taken the data of the subjects who have treated for 9 weeks by using the exercise protocol with outcome measure of dizziness handicap inventory and berg balance scale. Results: Validity was tested by assessing the degree to which DHI total score and DHI sub scale components i.e physical, functional, emotional correlated with the Berg balance scale, by Spearman correlation coefficient. Conclusion: The study was concluded that the better the improvement in dizziness, the better is the balance of dizziness caused by BPPV, it also observed that there is more strong co relation functional component.
Keywords
Vestibular Exercises, Dizziness, Balance, BPPV, Functional, Physical, Emotional
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Shahanawaz S. D., Priyanshu V. Rathod, To Find Out the Relationship Between Dizziness and Balance in Benign Paroxysomal Positional Vertigo (BPPV): A Co Relational Study, International Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2015, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.11648/j.ijnpt.20150101.11
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