Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Alain Berthoz, Werner Graf, and P. P. Vidal

Print publication date: 1992

Print ISBN-13: 9780195068207

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 17 June 2019

Cervical Contribution to Balance: Cervical Vertigo

Cervical Contribution to Balance: Cervical Vertigo

Chapter:
(p.644) Chapter 107 Cervical Contribution to Balance: Cervical Vertigo
Source:
The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System
Author(s):

Jeffrey J. Brown

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0107

Dizziness is described as any alteration or perversion of the sense of balance. In this chapter, the evidence to support the diagnosis of the syndrome of imbalance that resulted from disturbance of cervical joint receptors is presented and tackled. Various experimental supports are presented in this chapter. Also, cervical vertigo syndrome is discussed in detail, including its definition and symptoms. The diagnostic dilemmas are also briefly discussed, such as the complaints that complicate the diagnosis of cervical vertigo due to the subjective signs of the disease. It is recommended from experimental evidence that there should be a validity of the diagnosis of cervical vertigo because of the increasing number of patients with characteristic syndrome.

Keywords:   cervical vertigo, balance, cervical joint receptors, dizziness

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .