Vol31N2 – Vestibular Rehabilitation
MAY-JUNE 2018: Vestibular Rehabilitation
Vestibular rehabilitation is a broad concept that involves training in regards to a vestibular dysfunction, but also postural training and eliminating other causes of vertigo, dizziness or general unsteadiness. It encompasses a wide clinical range of topics. A key concept based on the articles chosen for this edition is to appreciate the nervous adaptation mechanisms to a sensory loss or mismatch, which are vital in order to guide the treating therapist. To guide training, it is equally important using the right tools for assessments of sensory function, sensory weighting and identification of factors that might affect the client’s progress. Accordingly, this edition is geared to help add to the knowledge of methods and concepts for vestibular rehabilitation (VR).
Report from Chair
Welcome to your spring/summer ODR.
The national executive had a productive strategic planning session in April and your input was very much appreciated. Please stay tuned for our release of the results of the member survey and the strategic plan that will guide us over the next three years.
An overview of vestibular rehabilitation
S.L. WHITNEY, A.A. ALGHWIRI, AND A. ALGHADIR
Vestibular paroxysmia: a treatable neurovascular cross-compression syndrome
Thomas Brandt, Michael Strupp, Marianne Dieterich
A systematic review of patient-reported outcome measures in clinical vestibular research
Eric Fong Dr, MBBS, Carol Li, Rebecca Aslakson, MD PhD, Yuri Agrawal, MD
Is vestibular rehabilitation effective in improving dizziness and function after unilateral peripheral vestibular hypofunction? an abridged version of a cochrane review
Susan hillier, Michelle McDonnell
- Vestibular dysfunction in orthopaedic practice – Meaghan Adams, PT, PhD
- Vestibular Rehab Takes Time – Elaine Doyle-Shaver PT
NOD Positions Available
Notice of Vacancy. Provincial Orthopaedic Division Course Representative (PODCR).
For those wishing to let their name stand for consideration for becoming the local PODCR for the London Orthopaedic Unit.