Vestibular Rehabilitation Course - Winnipeg ~ Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association

Vestibular Rehabilitation Course - Winnipeg

Introductory Vestibular Rehab course

Canada Games Sport for Life Medicine Clinic.
145 Pacific Avenue / 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, MB

Saturday November 17th 2018
From 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday November 18th 2018
From 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Course fee: $525  (plus GST $26.25)
          Total $551.25

Register early as spaces are limited. This course is open all health care disciplines


For further information contact
Bernard Tonks

Introductory Vestibular Rehab course

A comprehensive, evidence based introductory course.

Course Content:

•    General anatomy of the vestibular system
•    Pathophysiology of vestibular disorders
     o    Etiology
     o    Signs & symptoms of unilateral vestibular lesions (UVL), bilateral vestibular lesions (BVL), and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
•    Differential diagnosis of the dizzy patient
     o    Cervicogenic dizziness
     o    Whiplash & the dizzy patient
     o    VR and concussion
•    Critical Elements of the clinical examination:
     o    Oculomotor exam
     o    Motion sensitivity testing
     o    Balance and gait assessment
•    BPPV assessment and treatment
•    Treatment of UVL and BVL
•    Case studies and practical time, lots of video

Bernard Tonks

Bernard is a Physiotherapist who graduated from the University of
Toronto in 1986.  He has extensive experience in neurological rehab and
orthopaedics.  Since 1993, he has worked in private practice and in 1997 became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists.

He has completed numerous courses in Vestibular Rehabilitation and in 2001, completed a competency based certification course in Atlanta, Georgia.  He has been treating clients with vestibular dysfunctions since 1995.  Since 2000, he has instructed courses in vestibular rehabilitation throughout Canada as well as internationally.

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