Vestibular Rehabilitation for Evaluation and Treatment of BPPV

  • 13:00 to 13:05 - Introduction to the seminar. Helen S Cohen, EdD, OTR.
  • 13:05 to 13:20 - Evidence about the epidemiology of BPPV. Helen S Cohen, EdD, OTR.
  • 13:20 to 13:40 - Evidence about pathophysiology underlying BPPV. Susan L Whitney, PhD, PT. 
  • 13:40 to 14:00 - Evidence about symptoms of BPPV, associated balance problems, associated problems in spatial orientation,and associated problems in independence in activities of daily living. Luc Vereeck, PhD, PT. 


  • 14:10 to 14:25 - Diagnostic testing for posterior canal BPPV: Dix-Hallpike maneuver and side lying test. Description. Natalia Ricci, PhD, PT. 
  • 14:25 to 14:40 - Dix-Hallpike maneuver and side lying test, demonstrations. Natalia Ricci, PhD, PT, Oz Zur, PhD, PT.
  • 14:40 to 15:00 - Evidence supporting repositioning maneuvers and exercises: canalith repositioning maneuver (CRP / Epley) and self-CRP exercise, liberatory maneuver (Semont) and self-liberatory exercise, barbecue-spit / log roll maneuver / exercise for lateral canal BPPVB. Dara Meldrum, PhD, PT.
  • 15:00 to 15:20 - Demonstrations. Ann-Sofi Kammerlind, PhD, PT, Rodrigo Castillejos, PT.


  • 15:30 to 15:45 - Case report, acute BPPV. Ondrej Cakrt, PhD, PT.
  • 15:45 to 16:00 - Case report, chronic BPPV. Mariella Graziano, MS, PT.
  • 16:00 to 16:15 - Case report, BPPV with anxiety. Oz Zur, PhD, PT.
  • 16:15 to 17:00 - Questions and answers. Entire committee.


XXXI Bárány Society Meeting: this prestigious event will take place for the first time in Madrid, Spain, on May 9th-11th, 2022. The Congress will focus on major breakthroughs and advances in Vestibular Medicine. Some of these goals will be accomplished during the satellite meeting on Vestibular Science in the city of Granada (May 7th-8th, 2022), before the main meeting