Vestibular Rehabilitation

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Medical Sciences Teaching and Research Complex

Aqueduct Road

Kingston, St. Andrew Parish

Jamaica

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This two-day course will overview Physical Therapists’ role in Vestibular Rehabilitation and enhance the clinician’s knowledge base and hands-on skill through lecture, case studies demonstration and practice and video presentation. Instruction will focus on review and analysis of relevant topics including anatomy and physiology of both vestibular and balance systems, assessment of vestibular disorders, diagnostic tests, medical management, rehabilitation with appropriate treatment strategies including Adaptation, Substitution, Habituation Exercise and concepts behind a successful Vestibular rehabilitation and balance program.

Emphasis will be placed on current research using a variety of therapeutic approaches in treating patient with vestibular dysfunctions and balance disorders that will provide a foundation from which appropriate decision can be made with regard to patient needs.

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Medical Sciences Teaching and Research Complex

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