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Cupulothiasis and the Semont Liberatory Maneuver

Published by <p>This physical therapy printable handout outlines the Semont Liberatory Maneuver for cupulothiasis. It is a great intervention piece that can be used as a reference or shared with people with cupulothiasis so they can treat their own symptoms. Bhattacharyya, N., Gubbels, S. P., Schwartz, S. R., Edlow, J. A., El-Kashlan, H., Fife, T., Holmberg, J. […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical therapy patient handout: Performing the Roll Test and Treatment for Horizontal Canal BPPV

Performing the Roll Test and Treatment for Horizontal Canal BPPV

Published by <p>Do you see individuals with BPPV? Most cases are in the posterior canal but the next most common incidence is in the horizontal canal. This document will take you and your patient through a procedure to diagnose and treat horizontal canal BPPV. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical therapy resource: The HINTS exam

What Is the HINTs Exam?

Published by <p>A screening tool for an individual who is experiencing acute dizziness and vertigo. It can be used in the clinic or in an emergency room setting. Kattah, J. C., Talkad, A. V., Wang, D. Z., Hsieh, Y. H., & Newman-Toker, D. E. (2009). HINTS to diagnose stroke in the acute vestibular syndrome: three-step bedside oculomotor […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical and occupational therapy handout: How to get up from a fall

How To Get Up From A Fall

Published by <p>Therapy material to use during fall recovery interventions to assist with sequencing and providing individuals to assist with technique follow-through and carryover. Moreland, B., Kakara, R., & Henry, A. (2020). Trends in nonfatal falls and fall-related injuries among adults aged ≥65 years — United States, 2012–2018. MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 69(27), 875–881.Chronic conditions. […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Occupational therapy printable handout: Car transfers

Car Transfers

Published by <p>This resource covers strategies for performing car transfers. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Comparison of incremental Vestibulo-ocular Reflex Adaptation Training Versus x 1 Training in Patients With Chronic Peripheral Vestibular Hypofunction: A Two-Year Randomized Controlled Trial (2020)

Published by <p>The study included 21 individuals who had been previously diagnosed with vestibular hypofunction. The 21 subjects started with either 6 months of VOR x 1 training followed by 6 months of washout time where no intervention was provided and followed up with IVA training. The other group did the same protocol except they began with […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Strategies for Decreasing Visual Vertigo in Patients with Visual Motion Sensitivity, Post-Concussion Syndrome, PPPD, and More!

Published by <p>Visual vertigo occurs when a patient feels off-balance, nauseous, or dizzy when viewing a visually busy environment. This can occur when a patient is driving or riding transportation, viewing a grocery store aisle, or even looking at a striped shirt worn by a co-worker. The causes of visual vertigo can vary, so in this course, […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Validity and Responsiveness of the Visual Vertigo Analogue Scale (2019)

Published by <p>Visual vertigo is a symptom associated with a variety of conditions that causes feelings of dizziness that occur in dynamic visual environments. These environments can include busy streets, shopping malls, or watching action films. Specifically, those who have high reliance on their visual field can be more prone to having visual vertigo. Visual vertigo is […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Does Exercise Increase Vestibular and Ocular Motor Symptom Detection After Sport-Related Concussion? (2021)

Published by <p>The Vestibular/Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS) is an outcome measure commonly used for individuals after concussion. The VOMS uses eye movement and body movement to detect symptoms related to dizziness, fogginess, headache, and nausea. Normally the test is performed at rest for a patient after concussion. The researchers in this article suggested that because many individuals […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Once-Daily Incremental Vestibular-Ocular Reflex Adaptation Training in Patients With Chronic Peripheral Vestibular Hypofunction: A 1-Week Randomized Controlled Study (2021)

Published by <p>Researchers recruited 24 individuals who were diagnosed by a neurologist with vestibular hypofunction. The subjects were between 18 and 85 years old, had stable hypofunction for greater than 6 months, and had multiple assessments via the head impulse test. Subjects did not have BPPV, Meniere’s disease, migraines, seizures, motion sickness, or significant cervical range of […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>