November 2, 2022
Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital
This session will provide an introduction to vestibular assessment and treatment in an in- patient and out-patient rehab setting, focused on how to identify if your patient with dizziness or imbalance may have a vestibular disorder. You will gain an understanding of how to recognize and treat the most common cause of vertigo – Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV). You will learn indications for referral to vestibular rehabilitation and ENT.
ShaleenSulway,PT (BSc,BScPT) | ElizabethCrawford,PT (BPHE,MA,MScPT)
Shaleen Sulway and Elizabeth Crawford are founding co-directors of Vestibular Health, and part of the Hertz Clinic for Meniere’s Disease and Vestibular Dysfunction at UHN. Both Shaleen and Elizabeth are experienced physiotherapists with advanced training in vestibular rehabilitation. They are dedicated to helping patients with dizziness and balance disorders, and building capacity by providing education and mentorship to other clinicians.
Shaleen has a special interest in clinical teaching and vestibular research, and also has expertise in facial neuromuscular retraining for facial nerve palsy. Elizabeth’s clinical background is in neurological and complex traumatic injury rehabilitation, and she has a special interest in concussion/mild traumatic brain injury.
This is an in-person event and will be capped at 30 attendees. Please register promptly to ensure a spot.