Physiotherapy Courses

  • Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association

Vestibular Rehabilitation: A Comprehensive Introduction

Location: Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre, Halifax

Dates: Friday, September 20, 2019 - Saturday, September 21, 2019

Course Sponsor/Host: Instructor: Bernard Tonks BSCPT FCAMT
Location: Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre, Halifax
Registration Dates: Open
Registration Fees: $550 plus HST
Registration Form: Download Form


This introductory course is a comprehensive, evidence based approach to assessing and managing dizziness, vertigo, motion sensitivity, compromised gaze stability and imbalance resulting from peripheral and central vestibular disorders. The course includes an in-depth section on BPPV incorporating all the proven treatment maneuvers and ample practical time. Additional assessment and treatment techniques pertinent to chronic vestibular dysfunctions are reviewed with practical time provided.

The role of vestibular rehabilitation in concussion management has been growing rapidly and a section of the course has been devoted to this area of practice. More recently, the role of vision assessment and vision therapy has proven to be an effective intervention in Post Concussion Syndrome. At the end of this course, participants will be ready to assess and implement effective treatment interventions in a diverse patient population.

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