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We are happy to announce that new podcasts are being produced through the blogtalkradio.com. All of the new and old podcasts can be accessed at blogtalkradio.com/aptavestibularsig.

Thank you to the Podcast Team for providing us with such great information!  Please click on the podcast title to listen to the podcasts on your computer.

No 48:  Vestibular Function and Testing

Doctor Alaina Bassett, AuD., PhD., CCC-A and Doctor Jessie Patterson, AuD., PhD., CCC-A join host Nikki DiSalvio, PT DPT, MS to discuss the function of the vestibular system and vestibular diagnostic testing. This podcast will review the role of audiologists in vestibular testing and how clinicians can utilize the results from vestibular testing to guide their clinical practice. 

No 47: Causes and Characteristics of Visually Induced Motion Sickness

In today's show, host Host Puneet Dhaliwal, PT, DPT, NCS is joined by Dr Beharang Keshavarz, PhD an eminent scientist to share his expertise in causes and characteristics of Visually Induced Motion Sickness.  

Dr. Keshavarz, a Scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute–University Health Network and an adjunct professor at the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. He received his PhD in cognitive and experimental psychology from the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. Dr. Keshavarz’s research focuses on human perception and performance in virtual environments, with particular emphasis on preventing adverse effects such as nausea and disorientation related to visually induced motion sickness. In addition, his research explores the neurocognitive and behavioral aspects of self-motion perception (vection) in virtual reality applications and investigates methods to increase driving safety in younger and older drivers.

No 46: Implication of vestibular input to the hippocampus on vestibular rehabilitation

A steady accumulation of evidence suggests that vestibular lesions not just effect oculomotor and postural reflexes in humans but also may lead to cognitive deficits

Host Puneet Dhaliwal, PT, DPT, NCS is joined by Dr. Paul Smith, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, to discuss the implications of vestibular input to the hippocampus on vestibular rehabilitation.

Professor Smith completed his PhD in vestibular neuroscience under the supervision of Ian Curthoys at the University of Sydney, in 1987. Following his Post-Doctoral research at the University of Sydney, he moved to Dunedin in New Zealand. In 1997 he became an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Otago Medical School, where he was made a full Professor in 1999. In 2004 he returned to Massey University as a part-time, extramural student, to re-train in Statistics and in 2013 graduated with a Master of Applied Statistics degree, 1st Class Hons. In 2014 Dr. Smith was awarded a DSc by the University of Otago. He has published 3 books and more than 300 scientific papers and book chapters and is on the Editorial Boards of Frontiers in Neurology (Neuro-otology)Frontiers in Neuroscience and Frontiers in Psychology,  the Journal of Vestibular Research and Auris, Nasus, Larynx. Dr. Smith's main research interests lie in the effects of vestibular dysfunction and stimulation on higher cognitive function, especially the hippocampus, but also cognitive-motor interaction in the striatum, as well as the mechanisms of tinnitus. He is also interested in the application of multivariate and dating mining analyses to vestibular research.

No 45: Vision Therapy

Host Ethan Hood, PT, DPT talks with Nathan W. Steinhafel, MS, OD, FAAO, Director of TBI Vision Services at Armstrong Eye Care Associates in Pittsburgh, PA about what vision therapy is and the role of vision therapy in treating patients with neurological pathology like concussion.

No 44: Advances in Vestibular Rehabilitation Techniques and Technologies

Host Puneet Dhaliwal, PT, DPT, NCS is joined by Major. Carrie Hoppes, PT, PhD, NCS, OCS. CSCS, ATC. Major Hoppes is an Active Duty Army Physical Therapist and the Deputy Director of the Army-Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy.

Major Hoppes graduated from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania in 2003 and the U.S. Army Baylor-University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy is 2006. She completed her PhD in Rehabilitation Science in 2017 at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Hoppes is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in both Neurologic and Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, a Certified Athletic Trainer, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. She has served as the Chief of Inpatient Physical Therapy at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, National Naval Medical Center – Bethesda, and San Antonio Military Medical Center. She has also served as the Chief of Amputee Physical Therapy at the Military Advanced Training Center and as the Officer in Charge of Physical Therapy at the Center for the Intrepid. In 2007-2008, she served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in Taji, Iraq. Currently her research focuses on functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) and falls.

In this episode we discuss various advances in rehabilitation and techniques in vestibular rehabilitation including assessment and treatments. 

No 43: Implication of vestibular input to the hippocampus on vestibular rehabilitation

Host Puneet Dhaliwal, PT, DPT, NCS is joined by Dr. Paul Smith, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, to discuss the implications of vestibular input to the hippocampus on vestibular rehabilitation.

Professor Smith completed his PhD in vestibular neuroscience under the supervision of Ian Curthoys at the University of Sydney, in 1987. Following his Post-Doctoral research at the University of Sydney, he moved to Dunedin in New Zealand. In 1997 he became an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Otago Medical School, where he was made a full Professor in 1999. In 2004 he returned to Massey University as a part-time, extramural student, to re-train in Statistics and in 2013 graduated with a Master of Applied Statistics degree, 1st Class Hons. In 2014 Dr. Smith was awarded a DSc by the University of Otago. He has published 3 books and more than 300 scientific papers and book chapters and is on the Editorial Boards of Frontiers in Neurology (Neuro-otology)Frontiers in Neuroscience and Frontiers in Psychology,  the Journal of Vestibular Research and Auris, Nasus, Larynx. Dr. Smith's main research interests lie in the effects of vestibular dysfunction and stimulation on higher cognitive function, especially the hippocampus, but also cognitive-motor interaction in the striatum, as well as the mechanisms of tinnitus. He is also interested in the application of multivariate and dating mining analyses to vestibular research

No 42: Cerebellar dizziness : Assessment and Treatment

Host Puneet Dhaliwal, PT, DPT, NCS is joined by Dr. Andreas Zwergal, MD, PhD, an associate professor at Department of Neurology and German Center for Vertigo and Balance Disorders at University of Munich, Germany to discuss cerebellar dizziness - assessment and treatment interventions. 

Dr Zwergal obtained his  MD in 2006 from Technical University Munich and further a PhD in Molecular Biology from the same University. He is a board certified Neurologist and holds certification in Intensive Care Medicine. His clinical expertise includes Clinical Neurology, Neurootology,Neurophysiology, Movement Disorders, Neuromodulation and Multimodal Imaging ( Humans/ Animals). Dr Zwergal is an eminent neurologist and has won multiple awards including EFNS award for young researcher, EAN European researcher award, Barany Society young investigator award. He holds multiple memberships including DGKN, DGN, EAN, MDS, Barany Society. Furthermore, he is speaker for European Research Network DIZZYNET and deputy speaker for DSGZ. His interests include neuronal plasticity, neurological network disorders, non invasive neuromodulation, Translational Research, Rare Disorders, Movement Disorders, and Balance Disorders. 

No 41: Atypical BPPV: Differentiating between Apogeotropic Posterior Canal and Anterior

Puja Agarwal, PT, DPT, MHA is joined by Dr. Janet Helmisnki, PT, PhD to discuss atypical BPPV and its biomechanics, apogeotropic nystagmus, differential diagnosis and interventions. 

Janet O. Helminski, PT, PhD, Professor of Physical Therapy, Midwestern University and a physical therapist Midwestern University Multispecialty Clinic.  She received her PhD from Northwestern University’s Institute for Neuroscience. Her clinical focus is treating atypical BPPV and uncompensated peripheral vestibular hypofunction.  Her current research includes differential diagnosis of atypical BPPV, acquired vertical diplopia, and acute vestibular syndrome in the emergency department.

 

No 40: Visually Induced Dizziness: Assessment and Rehabilitation Techniques

  • Host Puneet Dhaliwal, PT, DPT, NCS is joined by Dr. Marousa Pavlou, a senior lecturer in Physiotherapy at King's College London, in this episode to discuss the assessment and rehabilitation of people with visually induced dizziness.
  • Dr Pavlou obtained her PhD from Imperial College London. Her research and clinical practice focuses on the assessment and rehabilitation of balance, primarily in adults and children with vestibular disorders, and older adults who have fallen or are at risk of falling. Her current research interests focus on dual-task functional gait, cognitive function and rehabilitation in persons with a vestibular disorder, group-based multisensory rehabilitation in older adults, the use of holograms as a virtual physical therapist for home-based training, and comparison of low cost optokinetic stimulation rehabilitation tools for treatment of visual induced dizziness. 
  • To join the APTA Vestibular SIG please click on the following link: http://www.neuropt.org/special-interest-groups/special-interest-groups-sign-up

No 39: Skew Deviation: Importance and Connection to Vestibular Rehabilitation

  • Puja Agarwal, PT, DPT is joined by Daniel R. Gold, D.O. in a discussion on skew deviation, its definition, identification and pertienence to Vestibular Rehabilitation. Dr. Gold is an Assistant Professor of Neurology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Emergency Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

No 38: Telehealth in Vestibular Rehabilitation

  • Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT,  OCS is joined by Sarah Gallagher PT, DPT, NCS and Sara Oxborough PT in a discussion on the use of telehealth in vestibular rehabilitation.  They discuss who is appropriate for this treatment and the benefits and challenges associated with treating in this manner.  

No 37: Pediatric Vestibular Rehabilitation

  • Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT, OCS, Cert MDT is joined by Rose Marie Rine PT, PhD and Jennifer Braswell Christy PT, PhD in a discussion on pediatric vestibular rehabilitation.  They discuss the common disorders children presents with, prevalence of vestibular disorders in children, and the signs and symptoms a child presents with.  Additionally the tests commonly used in children, equipment required and how treatment differs between children and adults.

No. 36: Virtual Reality in Vestibular Rehabilitation

  • Host Nikki DiSalvio, PT, DPT, MS is joined by content experts Dr. Patrick Sparto, PT, PhD and Dr. Samantha Michael PT, DPT to discuss the current uses of virtual reality in vestibular rehabilitaton. Our experts will review current technologies available in both research and clinical settings and discuss implications for use of vitual reality in treating patients with vestibular disorders.

No. 35: Aging and the Vestibular System 

  • Panel members Sara Oxborough, PT and Ethan Hood, PT, DPT, MBA, NCS, GCS discuss the effects of aging on vestibular functioning. The panel members weigh in on common anatomical changes that occur in the vestibular system with age, the relationship between vestibular disorders and falls in older adults, and discuss examination and treatment of vestibular functioning in the elderly population.

No. 34: Vestibular Hypofunction Treatment Update

No. 33: Current Practices in Concussion Management

  • Host Nikki DiSalvio, MS, SPT is joined by content experts Dr. Anne Mucha PT, DPT, MS, NSC and Dr. Karen Skop, PT, DPT to discuss current practices in concussion management ranging from screening tools, prognostic factors for recovery, and recommendations for clinics that are interested in starting a concussion program.

No. 32: Latest Advances in Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) Treatment

  • Host Ethan Hood, PT, DPT, MBA, GCS, NCS is joined by panel experts Janet Helminski, PT, Ph.D. and Anne Galgon PT, Ph.D., NCS discussing the latest advances in Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) treatment and any changes noted with the recent release (2017) of the BPPV clinical practice guideline (CPG). 

No. 31: Persistent Recurrent BPPV

  • Speakers: Nina Surber, PT, DPT and Rachel Trommelen, PT, DPT, NCS
  • Facilitator: Rebecca York, PT, DPT

No. 30: Central Vestibular Disorders

  • Speakers: Karen M. Skop, PT, DPT and Carol Wamsley, PT, DPT, BS, NCS, CBIS
  • Facilitator:  Karen M. Skop, PT, DPT

No. 29: Case Study of Vestibular Rehab in Patient with Psychiatric Involvement

  • Speakers: Julie Grove, MPT and Wendy Carendar, PT, NCS
  • Facilitator:  Rachel Trommelen, PT,DPT,NCS, 

No. 28: Unilateral Vestibular Hypofunction Case Study

  • Facilitator and Speakers:  Rachel Trommelen, PT,DPT,NCS, Sarah Oxborough, MS, PT and Andrea Mierau, DPT

No. 27: Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD)

  • Neil Shepard, PhD and Janene Holmberg, PT, DPT, NCS
  • Facilitator: Rachel Trommelen, PT,DPT,NCS  

No. 26: Visual Dysfunction following Concussion

  • Anne Mucha, DPT, MS, NCS
  • Facilitator: Rachel Trommelen, PT,DPT,NCS 

No. 25: Bilateral Vestibular Hypofunction

  • Franchino Porciuncula,PT,DScPT
  • Facilitator: Rachel Trommelen, PT,DPT,NCS 

No. 24: Meniere's Disease

  • Dr. Andrew McCall- Assistant Professor Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is a board certified in otolaryngology and neurotology
  • Facilitator: Ethan Hood, PT, DPT, MBA, GCS- Assistant Director St. Luke’s Warren Balance Center, Phillipsburg, NJ

No. 23:  Vestibular Rehab in Acute Care

  • Colin Grove, PT, MS, NCS and Nicole Van Hueklon, PT, DPT
  • Facilitator: Rachel Trommelen, PT, DPT, NCS

No. 22: Vestibular EDGE Task Force

  • Matthew Scherer, PT, PhD, NCS and Linda Horn, PT, DscPT, MHS
  • Facilitator: Ethan Hood, PT, DPT, MBA, GCS

No. 21:  Audiology and Vestibular Rehabilitation

  • Laurie Hebert, AuD, CCC-A
  • Facilitator: Rachel Trommelen, PT, DPT, NCS

No. 20:  Atypical Vestibular Disorders- CSM 2014 recap

Panel:

  • Rachel Trommelen, PT, DPT, NCS
  • Laura Morris, PT, NCS
  • Janene Holmberg, PT, DPT, NCS

No. 19:  Vestibulopathy Podcast

Panel:

  • Wendy Webb Schoenewald, PT, OCS- WWS Physical Therapy & Associates
  • James Barsky, PT, DPT- Chestnut Hill Hospital/ Neurology, Psychiatry, and Balance TherapyCenter
  • Wendy Kriekels, PT, DPT, NCS- Senior Instructor, University of Colorado- Denver Physical Therapy Program

Facilitator: Ethan Hood, PT, DPT, MBA, GCS- Assistant Director, St. Luke’s Warren Hospital Balance Center/ St. Luke’s Warren Hospital Concussion Center

No. 18:  Emergency Room Management of Vestibular Disorders

Lisa TenBarge, PT, DPT speaks with Wendy Kriekels, PT, DPT, NCS about the physical therapist's role in the ED regarding patients with acute vertigo.

  • Lisa TenBarge, PT, DPT
  • Facilitator: Wendy Kriekels, PT, DPT, NCS

No. 17:  Medical Diagnosis and Treatment of Vestibular Migraines

  • Dr. Carol Foster, MD
  • Facilitator:  Ethan Hood, PT, DPT, MBA, GCS

No. 16:  Medical Diagnosis and Treatment of Vestibular Disorders

  • Rachel D. Trommelen, PT, DPT, NCS
  • Sarah MacDowell, PT, DPT

No. 15: Aging and Vestibular Disorders

  • Brady Whetten, PT, DPT, GCS
  • Wendy Wood, PT, DPT, GCS
  • Facilitator:  Wendy Kriekels, PT, DPT, NCS

No. 14: CSM Re-cap: Central Vestibular Disorders

This podcast serves to re-cap the PT Evaluation and Treatment of Central Vestibular Disorders from CSM. It provides a PT framework through 3 case studies: TBI, Stroke, and MS.

  • Anne Galgon, PT, PhD, NCS
  • Jeff Hoder, PT, DPT, NCS
  • Herb Karpatkin, PT, DSc, NCS, MSCS
  • Facilitator: Rachel Trommelen, PT, DPT, NCS

No. 13:  Cervicogenic Dizziness:  Evaluation and Management

  • Rob Landel, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, FAPTA
  • Paul Vidal, PT, DPT, MHSc, OCS, FAOOMPT
  • Facilitator:  Ethan Hood, PT, DPT, MBA, GCS

No. 12: Evaluation and Treatment of Cupulothiasis

  • Janet Helminski, PT, PhD
  • Facilitator: Ethan Hood, PT, DPT, MBA, GCS

No. 11:  Pediatric Vestibular Rehabilitation

  • Jennifer Braswell Christy, PT, PhD
  • Facilitatior:  Rachel Trommelen, PT, DPT, NCS

No. 10:  Concussion management in athletes and non-athletes

  • Anne Mucha, PT, DPT, MS, NCS
  • Dana Hinderliter, PT, DPT
  • Facilitator: Wendy Kreikels, PT, DPT, NCS

No. 9:  Vestibular Rehab 101: The Basics in an Outpatient Setting 

  • Paul Vidal, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
  • Elizabeth Grace Georgelos, PT, MS, NCS
  • Facilitator: Ethan Hood, PT, DPT, MBA, GCS

No. 8:  Vestibular Basics:  Completing the Evaluation

Rachel Trommelen, PT, DPT, NCS and Sarah MacDowell, PT, DPT discuss the various items of a vestibular evaluation, general prognosis, and goal writing. This podcast is intended for students or therapists new to vestibular rehabilitation.

No. 7: Vestibular Basics:  Taking a History

Wendy Kriekels, PT, DPT, NCS and Rachel Trommelen, PT, DPT, NCS discuss how to take a vestibular history. This topic is geared towards students, newer graduates, or novice vestibular therapists.

No. 6:  High Tech Vestibular and Balance Gadgets

  • Facilitator:  Rachel D. Trommelen, PT, DPT, NCS
  • Speakers:  Jeffrey Hoder, PT, DPT, NCS, Julie Tilson, PT, DPT, MS, NCS, and Ann Galgon, PT, PhD

No. 5:    What is Mal de Disembarquement and how do PT’s evaluate and treat this disorder?

  • Facilitator:  Wendy Ann Kriekels, PT, DPT, NCS
  • Speaker:  Kenda Fuller, PT, NCS

No. 4:    Use of Medications with Vestibulopathy

  • Facilitator: Wendy Ann Kriekels, PT, DPT, NCS
  • Speaker: Timothy Hain, MD

No. 3: Neuroplasticity and Vestibular Disorders

  • Facilitator:  Rachel Trommelen, PT, DPT, NCS]
  • Speakers:  Richard Clendaniel, PT, PhD, and Michael Schubert, PT, PhD

No. 2:  Visual Vertigo

  • Facilitator:  Ethan Hood, PT, DPT, MBA, GCS
  • Speakers: Jeffrey Staab, MD, MS and Marousa Pavlou, PT, PhD

No 1: Management of Vestibular Migraine:

Part One | Part Two

  • Speakers: Susan Whitney, PT, PhD, NCS, ATC, FAPTA; Janene Holmburg, PT, NCS; Kim Gottshall, PT, PhD

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