Cervical Vertigo

Patients with cervical vertigo experience their symptoms when the neck is turned in one or more directions. Three causes may come into play in this syndrome impaired vertebral artery circulation, cervical osteoarthritis, and whiplash injury. When the vertigo is experienced on neck torsion, there may be mild nystagmus. Consistent ENG findings have not been precisely described in the literature, although head-turning may elicit measurable nystagmus. The pathophysiology for this type of vertigo is...