Feeling dizzy…try Chiropractic!

At Complete Chiropractic in Chelmsford our patients visit for many reasons.  Some patients seek out a Chiropractor to see if Chiropractic care can help with dizziness.

A 2011 case study suggests that chiropractic adjustments may alleviate chronic dizziness associated with neck pain.1

A 29 year old man had been suffering from cervicogenic dizziness for 10 years. His dizziness developed in his 20s after a lifetime of neck and back pain as a result of an auto accident he’d been in as child. The man had tried a slew of both medical and alternative treatments but nothing seemed to work. That’s when he began receiving chiropractic adjustments as part of a case study on chiropractic treatment for dizziness. The man immediately felt less dizzy after just one adjustment, and continued to improve from there.

After just 2 months of treatment, the young man had substantially less dizziness and pain, better neck range of motion, and an improved quality of life. Since there were no serious side effects, researchers concluded that chiropractic adjustments were a safe, effective treatment for this patient’s pain.

Although this was just a case study, it verifies research from another study in which chiropractic care combined with other approaches reduced dizziness in 80% of patients.2

References

1. Chaibi, Aleksander, and Peter Tuchin. Chiropractic spinal manipulative treatment of cervicogenic dizziness using Gonstead method: a case study. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine.2011;10: 194-8.
2. Bracher E, Almeida C, Almeida R, Duprat A, Bracher C. A combined approach to the treatment of cervical vertigo. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2000;23(2):96-100

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Dr Paul Irvine
Dr. Paul Irvine is a doctor of chiropractic who graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of NSW and in 1996, attained his Master of Chiropractic degree from Macquarie University in Australia. He practised in North Sydney for 5 years before he left Australia to travel and practise in the UK. He joined Complete Chiropractic in 2003 (est 1999) and took over the clinic in 2007