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

CCU Alert! American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2019

Who: Any and all health professionals who work with people who have had strokes What: American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2019 When: February 5-8th, 2019 Where: Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii Why: “The International Stroke Conference is the world’s premier meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease.” See website for further “why’s.” … Continue reading CCU Alert! American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2019