Experts to Discuss Visual Vestibular Concussion Rehab Approach

Two experts in the field will host a training call on October 21 at 11 a.m. CST in which they will discuss “Cutting Edge Concussion Rehab and How to Integrate into Clinical Practice.”

Hosting the call will be with Dr. Mary Beck and Bridgett Wallace, PT, DPT.

The following will be addressed:

  • A graded visual vestibular concussion rehab approach –> steps 1 through 6
  • Increasing demands as symptoms decrease with each new demand
  • Integrating step wise approach into rehab in your clinical practice
  • V2FIT Certification Program details and bonus materials
  • Your visual vestibular rehab concussion questions

The bios are as follows:

Dr. Beck is Board Certified in Vision Development by the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry and holds a Master of Education degree in Visual Function in Learning. President of Austin Eye Gym (outpatient Vision Therapy Center), she is also an educator for Minds on the Move, providing accredited continuing education on vision development and function to occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech language therapists. Dr. McMains has accumulated more than 500 hours of continuing education in her specialty and has more than 13 years of experience in her field.

Bridgett Wallace, PT, DPT, has a doctorate of physical therapy and holds a competency-based certification in vestibular rehabilitation. She has been treating patients with dizziness and balance disorders for more than 15 years and is the President of 360 Balance & Hearing (specialty clinic for the evaluation and treatment of dizziness and balance disorders). Ms. Wallace’s work encompasses a wide variety of patient populations ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics, from multi-factorial balance problems to collegiate athletes post-concussion, and inner-ear disorders to neurological disorders. She consults locally and nationally on the development of balance centers and medical management of vestibular disorders, including RTP protocols for post-concussion athletes.

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