10 Exercises You Can Do After Seeking A Vertigo Chiropractor

June 11, 2023
peripheral vertigo

Are you one of the millions seeking peripheral vertigo relief hrough chiropractic care? Have you been wondering how to maximize the benefits of your chiropractic sessions and speed up your journey to enjoying more vertigo-free days? If so, you're not alone. Many people have found that complementing their chiropractic adjustments with exercise boost their health and revitalize their body.

In this article, we'll be discussing 10 exercises that can help you achieve better balance, coordination, and flexibility - all of which are crucial for managing vertigo symptoms. By incorporating them into your routine, you may be able to experience faster relief and greater control over your symptoms. Whether you're just starting out or keenly looking to take your chiropractic journey to the next level, these exercises can help you get there.

Exercises for Long-term Vertigo Relief

Here are 10 exercises that can help achieve long-term vertigo relief when combined with upper cervical chiropractic care:

#1. Tai Chi

It’s a low-impact, gentle exercise that improves balance, coordination, and mindfulness. The slow, flowing movements of Tai Chi are perfect for people with vertigo, as they can help improve their body's sense of balance and reduce the frequency and severity of vertigo episodes.

#2. Yoga 

Certain yoga poses can also help improve balance and stability, reducing the frequency and intensity of vertigo episodes. Poses like the Tree Pose, Warrior III Pose, and the Half Moon Pose can help improve balance and increase strength in the legs, core, and other muscles.

#3. Walking 

Walking is an excellent exercise that improves cardiovascular health and overall balance. Regular walking can also help improve the body's sense of balance, which can help reduce the frequency of vertigo episodes.

#4. Cycling

Cycling whether done stationary or outdoors, is an excellent exercise that helps improve balance, leg strength, and overall fitness. Cycling is also a low-impact exercise, which makes it an excellent choice for people with vertigo.

#5. Stair Stepping

Using a stair stepper machine can help improve leg strength and overall balance, which can help reduce the frequency of vertigo episodes.

#6. Pilates 

Pilates is an exercise that focuses on core strength, posture, and body awareness. Practicing Pilates can help improve overall strength and balance, which can help reduce the frequency and severity of vertigo episodes.

#7. Water aerobics

This is another low-impact exercise that is excellent for people with vertigo. The buoyancy of water reduces stress on the joints, making it easier to move around. Water aerobics can also help improve balance and coordination.

#8. Neck stretching

Stretching the neck can help relieve tension and reduce the frequency of vertigo episodes. Neck stretches like the Neck Roll and the Seated Clasping Neck Stretch can help reduce tension and increase flexibility in the neck muscles.

#9. Eye exercises

Certain eye exercises can help improve coordination and reduce dizziness. The Eye Tracking Exercise and the Near-Far Focus Exercise can help improve the body's sense of balance and reduce the frequency and severity of vertigo episodes.

#10. Balance training

Balance training, such as practicing standing on one leg or on an unstable surface like a balance board, can help improve balance and coordination. Practicing these exercises can help the body's sense of balance, reducing the frequency of vertigo episodes.

Keep Up with Your Chiropractic Visits to Ensure Lasting Peripheral Vertigo Relief

It's important to note that the exercises we listed above should be done under the guidance of a healthcare professional and must be tailored to each individual's needs and abilities. It's also important to start slowly and gradually increase intensity and duration to avoid injury or exacerbating vertigo symptoms. Incorporating these exercises into a regular routine, along with Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care, can help achieve long-term peripheral vertigo relief and improve overall quality of life. If you are still looking for a credible chiropractor to help you jumpstart your recovery journey, check out Upper Cervical Awareness’ Find-a-Doctor tool and be pleasantly surprised to learn that there is a credible chiropractor near you!

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