Ron Bracht, PT, recently completed advanced training for Vestibular Rehabilitation in May. The training consisted of a three-day course at the University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences in Pennsylvania. The program was designed to provide an update regarding the treatment of persons with balance/vestibular disorders and the underlying science.
Some of the topics include migraine dizziness, central causes of dizziness, anxiety dizziness, concussion management, VEMPs, alternative therapies, pharmacotherapy, virtual reality, attention and postural control, cervical dizziness, back to work and driving decisions, innovative therapies for person with vestibular disorders, clinical and functional neuroimaging, physician assistant management of vestibular disorders, and bedside evaluation of the person with dizziness with a lab component. Ron was certified in Vestibular Rehabilitation by the American Physical Therapy Association in 2009.
If you are interested in knowing more about Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy or are experiencing dizziness, please contact Healthworks at 573-582-8888 to request a brochure. Patients must be referred for treatment by a physician.