Blog Category: News


FEATURED PRACTITIONER OF THE MONTH (July 2017) David Factor, PT, DPT   “I’m a doctor of physical therapy in St. Louis, Missouri who is passionate about restoring my patients to optimal function using the best scientific research available.  My background is in sports medicine and orthopedics and I am a specialist in treating spine injuries.  I also just became AIB-VR certified.   I founded a new clinic in which our outcomes are substantially better than the national average.   The American Institute of Balance is an excellent place to learn and grow as a clinician.  Their staff is intelligent, friendly and very experienced.   The information presented is clear, concise and evidence based.  As a healthcare provider and patient advocate I plan on using my training in Read More

JULY is Herbal/Prescription Interaction Awareness Month

Herbal medicine is expanding in popularity for its “all natural” label. While many herbal medications do work to treat a number of conditions, it’s important to understand that “all natural” doesn’t always translate to safe – and this is particularly the case for people who are taking prescription drugs, as well. Social media allows users to stay informed, engage with peers on professional issues, share the benefits balance with patients, and more.

Pivot Physical Therapy, new Partners in Balance

Our faculty trained 60 Pivot Physical Therapy Physicians in Newport News, Virginia June 3 -4. Pivot Therapists from 7 states became AIB VR Certified. We look forward to you joining our worldwide Partners in Balance alliance! Join the growing number of Physical Therapy companies that host a private, Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification workshop.

Featured Practitioner of the Month

Steven Spinks, PT, DPT Steven Spinks, obtained his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Tennessee and is a residency-trained, board certified orthopaedic specialist. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association and is an advocate for education and patient care. His focus includes cervicogenic dizziness and vestibular rehabilitation in the outpatient population. Dr. Spinks is an AIB Adjunct Faculty and is the author of Cervical Dizziness Chapter in our forthcoming Thieme  textbook, Balance Read More