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Question about the treatment of vertigo due to cervical spine?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Definitely make sure: All other causes have been checked as the issue of this related to the cervical spine is by excluding all other causes including any issues with the vertebral arteries in the cervical spine. It is controversial as to this symptom otherwise being related to cervical spine problems mostly with a diagnosis of whiplash which in that case is probably more related to brain etiology as that was jostled!
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Many causes: The causes of cervical vertigo may be; cervical cord compression, vascular compression in the neck area. Abnormal sensory input from neck proprioceptors. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak. So the treatment depends on the cause.

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