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Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo in the Older Adult

Horn, Linda B. PT, DScPT, MHS, NCS

doi: 10.1097/TGR.0b013e3181b02da6

Dizziness is a common problem in older adults. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is a common cause of vertigo, especially in older adults. Treatment can be effective and safe in this population.

Rehabilitation Services Department, St Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.

Corresponding Author: Linda B. Horn, PT, DScPT, MHS, NCS, St Agnes Hospital, 900 S Caton Ave, Baltimore, MD 21229 (

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.