DizzyFix’s diagrams walk you through the steps needed for the Dix-Hallpike and Epley’s maneuvers, including a real-time display of exactly what path and angle to move the patient’s head through, and a timer to introduce appropriate pauses.
80%-90% success rate for treatment of BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo)
Calgary, Alberta and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – August 3, 2011 – Clearwater Clinical Limited, a privately held medical device company, announced the release of a new DizzyFIX device designed for the home treatment of vertigo related to BPPV (Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo).
"It’s for people like Roberts that Dr. Matthew Bromwich, who practises pediatric otolaryngology at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, invented the DizzyFix—a curved tube containing a small green ball floating in oil, attached to a baseball cap. Wearing the cap, the BPPV patient goes through a sequence of movements that send the ball along a specific path in the tube—and also guide the crystal debris out of the semicircular canals.