Cervicogenic Dizziness

Cervicogenic dizziness is a type of dizziness that is caused by a neck disorder or injury, such as whiplash. It can be described as a feeling of lightheadedness, unsteadiness, or imbalance, and is often accompanied by neck pain or stiffness.


  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Unsteadiness or imbalance
  • Neck pain or stiffness
  • Headaches
  • Visual disturbances


  • Neck injuries or trauma, such as whiplash
  • Poor posture or ergonomics
  • Degenerative disc disease or other degenerative changes in the neck


  • Postural cervicogenic dizziness occurs with changes in head or neck position.
  • Dynamic cervicogenic dizziness occurs during movement of the head or neck.


  • Physical examination to assess neck range of motion, muscle strength, and reflexes.
  • Imaging studies such as X-rays or MRI to evaluate the neck and spinal cord.

Conventional treatment

  • Treatment for cervicogenic dizziness may include physical therapy, chiropractic care, or medications to manage pain or inflammation.

Functional medicine treatments

  • Identifying and addressing underlying triggers such as food sensitivities, inflammation, and hormonal imbalances.
  • Supporting the body's natural healing processes through dietary and lifestyle changes.

IV drip therapy

  • IV therapy may help to replenish nutrient deficiencies and provide support for the body's natural healing processes.

Recommended supplements for support

  • Magnesium
  • Vitamin D
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Curcumin

It is important to work with a healthcare professional to determine the underlying cause of cervicogenic dizziness and develop an appropriate treatment plan. In some cases, cervicogenic dizziness may be a sign of a serious underlying condition and should be evaluated by a medical professional.

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