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Workshops & Events

Evidence Based Concussion Certification June 22nd – 23rd  – AIB – Largo, Florida Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification                     March 31st – April 2nd – A.T. Still University – Mesa, Arizona Vestibular Assessment & Management Certification       May 1st – 5th – AIB – Largo, Florida December 4th – 8th – AIB – Largo, Florida   Vestibular Assessment: VNG, VEMP & VHIT Protocols and Practice June 7th – June 9th  – AIB – Largo, Florida October 25th –October 27th  – AIB – Largo, Florida Exhibition AudiologyNOW! BOOTH # 1451   April 5 -8, 2017 – Indianapolis, IN Click Here to Register in one of our workshops. 

March is Brain Injury and National Nutrition Awareness Month

  MARCH IS BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH Our Social Media campaign focus for the month of March is on Brain Injury and Nutrition. In recognition of March as Brain Injury Awareness Month we support The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA’s) nationwide education and advocacy campaign. It is of utmost importance to keep in mind that head injuries can have a force of impact that affects the entire brain; not just the site of impact. According to research, Neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) are common after concussion and are typically transient, often resolving in 7 – 10 days. In some cases, NPS persist for months to years and cause cognitive impairments, emotional disturbances and/or behavioral problems , (Rao, V., Syeda, A., Roy, Read More

FEATURED PRACTITIONER OF THE MONTH – MARCH

  Courtnie Sparks, DPT Courtnie is a Physical Therapist at OrthoVirginia in Lynchburg Virginia where she has been practicing in an outpatient orthopedic clinic for nine years.  Courtnie attended both undergraduate and graduate school at Shenandaoh University in Winchester, VA, where she completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2008.   “Since October 2013, I have specialized in treating Post-Concussion Syndrome as well as Vestibular Disorders such as Positional Vertigo. Initially I utilized a specialized approach for evaluation and treatment of patients with Concussions and Vestibular Dysfunction which included medical history, balance and vestibular assessment along with a thorough musculoskeletal assessment.  Since participating in both the Concussion and Vestibular Certification Programs at AIB, I utilize a more comprehensive approach with Read More