Management of Physiotherapy to Reduce Vertigo in Patient with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) using Semont Liberatory Maneuver in Kelurahan Sungai Andai of Banjarmasin City
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is a vestibular disorder that often caused vertigo. BPPV can be described as vertigo that occurred due to sudden changes in head position. Semont Liberatory Maneuver could reduce vertigo in BPPV. Semont Liberatory Maneuver aimed to move otolith from sensitive area of the ear to reduce the symptoms of vertigo. The purpose of this study was to determine the management of physiotherapy using Semont Liberatory Maneuver in reducing vertigo in patients with BPPV. This study used case study method with a single sample with vertigo symptom scale-short form as the measuring tool. The results of this study found semont liberatory maneuver that given for 8 times in 8 consecutive days with 4 times repetition for 15 minutes can reduce vertigo in patients with BPPV. Suggestions for researchers in the future to find out other effects of semont liberatory maneuver other then to reduce the frequency of vertigo in patients with BPPV.