This presentation will describe and demonstrate common treatments for vestibular dysfunction in adults. Treatment of dysfunctional oculomotor control, hypofunctioning VOR, and BPPV will be included.
This is an intermediate level course. A knowledge of vestibular anatomy is highly recommended. This course is available in a two-part series, Physical Therapy Examination and Treatment of the Vestibular System, #3338.
Course created on January 18, 2019
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Effectively perform treatment for BPPV of both the posterior and horizontal semi-circular canals
- Design and implement physical therapy treatment for poorly compensated unilateral peripheral vestibular dysfunction
- Choose the best home exercises for patients undergoing treatment for poorly compensated unilateral peripheral vestibular dysfunction and design an effective home exercise program
|0-15 Minutes||Review of learner outcomes, pathology of BPPV|
|15-30 Minutes||Treatment of BPPV|
|30-45 Minutes||Unilateral peripheral hypofunction: Review of pathology|
|45-60 Minutes||Treatment of hypofunctional VOR|
|60-80 Minutes||Case Study|
|80-110 Minutes||Bilateral vestibulopathy: Treatment and case|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Kathleen Kelley, PT, EdD, NCS
Dr. Kelley is an associate professor of physical therapy at Quinnipiac University. She has taught in the areas of neurologic rehabilitation, neurologic pathology, balance, falls and vestibular dysfunction for 22 years. Dr. Kelley received her BS in physical therapy from the University of Connecticut, her MS in neurology from Boston University and her Doctorate in education from the University of Sarasota. She is also a board certified neurological clinical specialist. Dr. Kelley is also an avid teacher and practitioner of yoga and meditation and applies these teachings to both her life and her work.
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