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J Chiropr Med. 2011 Sep;10(3):194-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcm.2011.06.001. Epub 2011 Aug 6.

Chiropractic spinal manipulative treatment of cervicogenic dizziness using Gonstead method: a case study.

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Chiropractor & Physiotherapist, Atlasklinikken, Fridtjof Nansens plass 8, 0160 Oslo, Norway.



The purpose of this case report is to present the response of a patient with chronic nonresponsive cervicogenic dizziness to chiropractic care.


A 29-year-old man had a 10-year history of progressive cervicogenic dizziness with symptoms including a sensation of excessive motion, imbalance, and spinning associated with neck pain and stiffness. After treatment, he reported a reduction in pain and dizziness and an improved quality of life following Gonstead method of chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy.


This case study suggests that a patient with nonresponsive cervicogenic dizziness might respond to chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy approach using Gonstead method.

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