In this paper, the treatment by medication together with two maneuvers – the particle repositioning maneuver (PRM) reported by Parnes and Price-Jones and the liberatory maneuver (LM) reported by Semont et al. – were compared with treatment by medication alone. Fourteen of 15 cases (93.3%) treated with the PRM and 11 of 14 cases (78.6%) treated with the LM showed improvement after 2 weeks. These results were better than that obtained by medication alone, in which 8 of 26 cases (30.8%) showed improvement after 2 weeks. The most important benefit of these maneuvers seemed to be the speedier recovery than with medication alone, as there was no significant difference in the late success rate after 3 months between the maneuvers and medication alone.

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