Brandt-Daroff Exercise for Vertigo

Brandt-Daroff exercise for vertigo

To do the Brandt-Daroff exercise:

  1. Start in an upright, seated position.
  2. Move into the lying position on one side with your nose pointed up at about a 45-degree angle.
  3. Remain in this position for about 30 seconds (or until the vertigo subsides, whichever is longer), then move back to the seated position.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 on the other side.
By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Last Revised December 19, 2012

Last Revised: December 19, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

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