Date(s) - 15/02/2020
8:45 am - 2:30 pm
Balance System, Hypofunction and Rehabilitation
With Narinder Sharma
West Kent Falls Lead
An interactive masterclass to gain an in-depth knowledge of vestibular/ balance system functioning, deficit and intervention strategies. The course is aimed at Physiotherapists who deal with or are interested in balance, dizziness , falls or a combination of all. Previous knowledge in this field will be beneficial, however, the course is designed and delivered in such a way that it is understandable by all.
Please note places are limited to 20 participants – book early to avoid disappointment!
*Lunch is not provided – please bring your own! Refreshments will be provided.
9.00 Lecture – Sensory Integration of the balance system – includes physiology and anatomy of balance system. Common vestibular /balance disorders
10: 30 Coffee / tea break
10: 45 History and Examination:
• Standardized Assessment tools
• Postural stability
• Oculomotor examination / Cerebellar /cranial nerve testing
• Conscious and subconscious proprioception
12.45 Balance Rehab strategies / Intervention /Outcome Measures
• Gaze stability
• BPPV 12.15
• Cutaneous feedback and sensory integration
This event is fully booked.