What is Epley Maneuvers?

Category: Procedures


Dr. John Epley developed non-invasive and non-drug procedure to treat dizziness and positional vertigo caused by particles trapped in the "balance tubes" of the inner ear. If vertigo occurs during any of the positions, that position is held until the vertigo subsides.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 4
None 9

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Epley Maneuvers

Side effect Patients
Headaches 2
Nausea 2
Vertigo 2
Increased ataxia 1


Based on patients currently having Epley Maneuvers

Dosage Patients
as needed 1
daily 1
every 3 months 1
every 6 months 1
one time 1
yearly 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 2
Sometimes 5
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 4
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 11
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Epley Maneuvers.