The Epley maneuver is the gold standard of treatment for posterior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). This module offers a brief overview of BPPV and demonstrates how to perform the Epley and interpret the results.
Section 1: Performing the Epley Maneuver
The Epley Maneuver
Epley Maneuver: Clinic Setting
Kristen graduated from Springfield College in 2012 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She completed an Orthopedic and Manual Therapy Residency through Evidence in Motion in 2014. She has worked primarily in the outpatient orthopedic setting and her clinical experience includes the treatment of patients with vestibular disorders, post-concussion syndrome, complex hypermobility disorders, and a wide variety of orthopedic conditions. Disclosure: Kristen Wulfing, PT, DPT discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as Collecting Speakers Fees All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Expert Reviewer: Renée Lach-Sharon, MS, PT, MSCS, COFS
Renée is a physical therapist with over 25 years of experience encompassing inpatient rehab, outpatient, skilled nursing, and home health. She currently serves as Regional Therapy Director with LHC Group, a Home Health company. Since graduating from Duke University, she has become Board Certified in Geriatrics (GCS) through the APTA, has become a Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist (MSCS) through the Multiple Sclerosis Consortium, a Certified Exercise Expert of Aging Adults (CEEAA) through the Geriatric Academy of the APTA, Certified in Advanced Competency in Home Health through the APTA, and has become a Certified OASIS Field Specialist. She also earned her Certificate of Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency from Emory University and the APTA. Renée has spoken nationally on balance and vestibular rehabilitation, Parkinson's disease, stroke recovery, multiple sclerosis, and the frail elderly. Renée currently resides in Spokane, Washington where she has also served as adjunct faculty for the DPT program at Eastern Washington University.Disclosure: Renée Lach-Sharon, MS, PT, MSCS, COFS has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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