Case Review: Central Dizzy Interventions and Reflection

Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy: Review of Indications, Mechanisms and Key Exercises as originally seen in the Journal of Clinical Neurology. I elected to go the habituation route to treat my patient, meaning I gradually exposed her to the tasks that induced her dizziness and graded those activities to her tolerance. In the beginning it was a … Continue reading Case Review: Central Dizzy Interventions and Reflection

CCU Alert! Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Online Modules

Who: Physical Therapists What: Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Online Modules When: Whenever you want! Where: at your house, on your couch, in your pajamas if you want! Or wherever. Why: “This course provides an introduction and overview of the wheelchair assessment process. It includes a description of wheelchair users, characteristics of appropriate and inappropriate wheelchairs, … Continue reading CCU Alert! Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Online Modules

CCU Alert! 2019 Barrow Spinal Cord Injury Symposium

Who: Nursing and allied health professionals who treat persons with spinal cord injury What: 2019 Barrow Spinal Cord Injury Symposium When: February 8, 2019 Where: Barrow Neurological Institute Phoenix Arizona Why: “Upon completion of the symposium, the participant will be able to: Describe the importance of understanding imaging as it relates to spinal cord disease. … Continue reading CCU Alert! 2019 Barrow Spinal Cord Injury Symposium

Case Report: Dizzy Outcome Measures

This time we’ll be looking at therapy specific outcome measures that may be appropriate in this population. Management of balance impairment, guided by the Balance Evaluation Systems Test, in a patient following cerebellar infarct: a case report as originally seen in the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy Balance Evaluation Systems Test (BESTest) This test was … Continue reading Case Report: Dizzy Outcome Measures

Case Review: Small Strokes, BIG Dizzy

In the case that I’m reviewing, the patient’s main complaint was the dizziness. What struck me as interesting about the case was that the size of infarcts– bilateral cerebellar (assuming PICA distribution from what I’ve been reading, but the case didn’t come with imagining unfortunately)– as compared to the severity of the deficits. As mentioned … Continue reading Case Review: Small Strokes, BIG Dizzy