Treatment of Vertigo with Japanese-Style Acupuncture: A Case Report
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Vertigo is an often debilitating and frequently recurring complaint in contemporary clinical practice. Satisfactory therapeutic approaches are few. Acupuncture has shown some research efficacy in treating vertigo. This case report demonstrates the successful outcome of acupuncture in treating a case of vertigo. The patient was a 27-year-old female with worsening vertigo for one year. The patient received six treatments with Japanese Meridian Therapy spaced at intervals of one to two weeks apart. The patient experienced a decrease in symptoms from the first treatment, with complete remission within six treatments. Japanese Meridian Therapy can be an effective and welltolerated treatment option for vertigo.
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