Do's & Don'ts of Dizzy Disorders


Presenter: Jefferson Holm, PT, DPT, NCS

Topic: This lecture is designed to be an introductory course to vestibular rehabilitation.  It will cover the anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system, common diagnoses, and basic interventions.  Physical therapists will have likely received this information in school, so this lecture will provide them with a good review of foundational knowledge for treatment. Physical therapist assistants will find this lecture topic especially useful if the vestibular system was not a large focus in their school curriculum.  The goal of this talk is to provide an easily understandable overview of the vestibular system and vestibular rehabilitation for all in attendance. 

Presenter Bio: Jefferson Holm is a native of Arizona.  He attended Corona Del Sol High School in his youth and graduated from Arizona State University with is B.S. in Kinesiology.  Jefferson received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The University of Pittsburgh.  After graduation, Jefferson discovered his passion for treating individuals with neurologic dysfunction/disease.  In 2015 Jefferson became a Board Certified Neuro Clinical Specialist. That same year, he also was certified as a vestibular rehabilitation specialist.  Currently, Jefferson sees individuals with peripheral and central causes of vertigo regularly in his practice.  Jefferson has served his professional organization as both a Delegate and District Representative.

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