Introduction

 

The Dix Hallpike test and the Epley Manoeuvre are key examinations for assessing and treating the patient with vertigo. Below are videos of these. For more on BPPV please visit the corresponding tutorial.

Dix Hallpike

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Epley Manoeuvre

Dix Hallpike & Epley

Good articles

Margaret R. Dix and Charles S. Hallpike, “The pathology, sympomatology and diagnosis of certain common disorders of the vestibular system,” Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol. 61, pp. 987–1016, 1952.


Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV): History, Pathophysiology, Office Treatment and Future Directions (PDF Download Available). Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/51539836_Benign_Paroxysmal_Positional_Vertigo_BPPV_History_Pathophysiology_Office_Treatment_and_Future_Directions#pfa [accessed Mar 17 2018].