Prevalence Of Cervicogenic Vertigo Among Patients with Cervical Spondylosis; A Cross Sectional Survey

Prevalence of Cervicogenic Vertigo Among Patients with Cervical Spondylosis

Authors

  • Hamza Dastgir The University of Lahore Pakistan
  • Ayma Hashmi University of Bradford (UK
  • Maria Asghar Mohi-ud-Din Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences Mirpur, AJ&K
  • Muhammad Hanan Zafar Riphah International University, Lahore Pakistan
  • Muhammad Faizan Hamid Department of Allied Health Sciences University of South Asia Cantt Campus Lahore, Pakistan
  • . Asma The University of Faisalabad

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i6.546

Keywords:

Cervicogenic Vertigo, Cervical Spondylosis, Vertigo, Vestibular Physical Therapy

Abstract

Cervical vertigo is a phrase used to describe to-and-fro vertigo and unsteadiness of gait caused by neck lesions. Cervicogenic dizziness is caused by cervical spine involvement. Cervical vertigo is caused by a variety of etiologies and processes. Objective: The study was to find Prevalence of Cervicogenic Vertigo Among Patients with Cervical Spondylosis. Methods: This study included 78 individuals who had a confirmed diagnosis of cervical spondylosis. Data was obtained from several hospitals in Lahore using a standardized vertigo questionnaire from all participants after clearance from the university ethics council and IRB UOL. Data was collected using a convenient sampling strategy. Results: Total of 78 people were selected in study. There were 45 men and 33 women among them. In this study, 65 people reported experiencing lightheadedness when dizzy, while 13 persons reported not experiencing lightheadedness when dizzy. In this study, 65 people reported experiencing blacking out when dizzy, whereas 13 persons reported not experiencing blacking out when dizzy. Conclusion: According to the findings of this investigation, cervicogenic vertigo is prevalent in senior individuals with cervical spondylosis.

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2022-06-30

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Dastgir, H. ., Hashmi, A. ., Asghar, M. ., Hanan Zafar, M. ., Faizan Hamid , M. ., & Asma , . (2022). Prevalence Of Cervicogenic Vertigo Among Patients with Cervical Spondylosis; A Cross Sectional Survey: Prevalence of Cervicogenic Vertigo Among Patients with Cervical Spondylosis. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(6), 116–120. https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i6.546

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