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First Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation Course

Therapists and audiologists from around the United States participated in the first Advanced VRT Course at AIB.  AIB has been providing VRT courses since 1994.  This course is designed for those furthering their education in vestibular rehabilitation.  Topics included advanced VRT protocols to improve treatment outcomes for vestibular disorders. Additional topics included: pediatrics, psychological and psychiatric aspects of dizziness, and advanced BPPV treatment protocols.  This two day worshop also allowed break-out sessions for demonstrations and hands-on learning with Dr. Gans. If you are interested in learning more about our courses in vestibular rehabilitation and assessment, please visit the AIB Education Foundation website for a complete listing of workshops!

Mary Tinetti, MD Awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship “Genius Grant”

Congratulations, Dr. Tinetti! The American Institute of Balance wishes to congratulate Mary Tinetti, MD for being recognized as a 2009 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship “Genius Grant” recipient. Her pioneering work in the field of geriatric safety and fall prevention has given clinicians the resources to identify risk factors in elderly patients, thereby significantly reducing falls and related injuries. Dr. Tinetti’s innovative research and clinical correlations have set the foundation for all practitioners committed to improving the health and quality of life of older adults. Click here to read more about Dr. Tinetti

AIB Adds New Online Book and Therapy Material Store!

AIB has added a new online book and therapy material store to our already comprehensive online marketplace.  In the new store, powered by Amazon.com, you can find books and materials recommended by Dr. Gans for clinicians and patients. If you would like to visit our new store just navigate to the AIB Marketplace and click on AIB Online Bookstore! The bookstore offers fast reliable shipping and a very comprehensive inventory of books written by the top researchers in vestibular and equilibrium studies. Click Here to Enter the New AIB Book and Therapy Material Store!