Dizziness in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice: Classification and Pathophysiology

@article{Huijbregts2004DizzinessIO,
  title={Dizziness in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice: Classification and Pathophysiology},
  author={Peter A. Huijbregts and Paul Vidal},
  journal={Journal of Manual \& Manipulative Therapy},
  year={2004},
  volume={12},
  pages={199 - 214}
}
Abstract Dizziness is a frequent complaint in patients presenting to orthopaedic physical therapists. Differential diagnosis of dizziness is complex but essential and requires knowledge of musculoskeletal, vestibular, cardiovascular, neurological, metabolic, and psychiatric conditions, thus transcending the musculoskeletal boundaries of orthopaedic physical therapy clinical practice. Physical therapy intervention is not indicated for many causes of dizziness. Some types of dizziness present… 
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