Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 7; Issue 3 (June 2019)

Page No.: 3090-3097

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijpr.2019.128


Pragna Landge *1, Neha Patel 2.

*1 Assistant Professor, BITS Institute of Physiotherapy Varnama Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

2 Neurophysiotherapist, Gurugram Haryana, India.

Address for Correspondence: Dr. Pragna Landge MPT (ADULT NEUROLOGY AND PSYCHOSOMATIC DISORDERS), Assistant Professor BITS Institute of Physiotherapy Varnama Vadodara, Gujarat, India. E-Mail: pragna3609@gmail.com


There are ample of studies on use of VSS  in order to find out the severity of vertigo symptoms, also studies portray the usefulness of VHQ to study the impact of vertigo on lifestyle; however, there is dearth of information on whether there is any correlation between the vertigo symptoms and affection on quality of life (QOL). Hence, the need arises to find out the correlation between VSS and VHQ for the better, documentation of symptoms and affection on QOL, as it will benefit treatment efficacy. METHODS: Sample size was 40. All the patients were given two questionnaires VSS and VHQ, which are self-administered. RESULTS:  Correlation was found between total VSS and its dimensions with VHQ using Karl Pearson correlation coefficient method. Thus, we concluded that increase or decrease in the scores of VSS has an effect on the scores of VHQ.

KEY WORDS: Vertigo, Vertigo symptom scale (VSS), Vertigo handicap questionnaire (VHQ), Peripheral Vestibular disorder.


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Cite this article: Pragna Landge, Neha Patel. A STUDY TO CORRELATE VSS AND VHQ IN PATIENTS WITH VERTIGO DUE TO PERIPHERAL VESTIBULAR DISORDERS. Int J Physiother Res 2019;7(3):3090-3097. DOI: 10.16965/ijpr.2019.128