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Current Concepts in Vestibular Rehabilitation: Best Practice Standards for Evaluation & Management
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
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DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
5 hr 6 min
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
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  1. Identify and implement treatment strategies for dizziness caused by BPPV
  2. Evaluate and diagnose central and peripheral vertigo
  3. Demonstrate steps to conduct a detailed oculomotor analysis
  4. Perform manual canalith repositioning techniques
  5. Perform functional balance assessment and treatment
  6. Understand the epidemiology of dizziness and falling
  7. Develop personalized treatment regimens to address specific vertiginous and imbalance systems
  8. Understand the pathophysiology of common vestibular disorders
  9. Apply anatomy and physiology principles as they relate to the vestibular complex and balance systems
  • Epidemiology of dizziness and falling
  • Role of the vestibular system and its contribution to daily activity
  • Vestibular complex
    • Peripheral and central components
  • Balance systems
    • Proprioceptive, visual, and vestibular
    • Motor control and strategies
  • Unilateral/bilateral vestibular loss
  • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
  • Perilymphatic fistula
  • Superior semicircular canal dehiscence
  • Meniere’s disease and migraines
  • Concussion
  • Transient ischemic attack (TIA)/cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
  • Cervical vertigo
  • Orthostatic hypotension
  • Differentiate central vs. peripheral vestibular pathology
  • Oculomotor exam
    • Spontaneous and gaze-holding nystagmus
    • Smooth pursuit and saccades
    • Visual acuity
    • VOR cancellation
  • Vertical and horizontal nystagmus
  • Torsional nystagmus 
  • Positional testing
    • Roll test
  • Vestibular function testing
    • ENG and VNG
    • Cervical and ocular VEMPs
    • Subjective visual vertical
    • Caloric and rotary chair testing
  • Balance testing
  • Berg and DGI
  • TUG (standard, manual, cognitive)
  • Gait assessment
  • Gaze stabilization
    • X1 and X2 viewing
    • Vestibular adaptation and habituation
    • Canalith repositioning techniques
      • Anterior, posterior, and horizontal canals
      • Apiani and Cassani maneuvers
      • Liberatory and Brandt-Daroff maneuvers
    • Cervical exercises
    • Static and dynamic balance exercises
    • Functional retraining
    • Self-treatment and HEP


Chris Carpino, MPT, is a licensed physical therapist practicing in southern New Jersey, and specializes in Vestibular Rehabilitation. Mr. Carpino has completed Vestibular Competency training at Emory University and achieved certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation from the American Institute of Balance in Largo, Florida. He is currently developing the vestibular program at Bayada Home Health, with staff training and marketing. Mr. Carpino is an adjunct instructor at Burlington County College, where he teaches Anatomy and Physiology. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He obtained his Master of Physical Therapy degree from Richard Stockton College in Pomona, New Jersey. Currently, Mr. Carpino practices in southern New Jersey, where he treats patients of various orthopedic and neurological diagnoses. His strengths in rehabilitation include orthopedics, vestibular rehabilitation and manual therapy. Mr. Carpino’s goal as a clinician is to utilize all of his skills to treat the patient as a whole, not just the symptoms.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Chris Carpino has an employment relationship with Bayada Home Health Care. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Chris Carpino is a member of the America Physical Therapy Association, Neurology Section.
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  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Audiologists
  • Physicians

Mr. Carpino was very knowledgeable about the subject of vestibular rehabilitation. The course was very informative and I can't wait to go back to work and apply some of the tests and treatments on my patients who are displaying a vertigo/balance problem.
Carolyn Ingersoll, Occupational Therapist
Wichita, KS

I've been to a few vestibular courses over the past three years and am still taking new ideas away from this seminar."
Anna Colleen Foxworthy, Physical Therapist
Olathe, KS

Chris did a great job. He is an effective instructor and his passion for the topic shows. I really like that he took everyone back to the anatomy first.
Leslie Watson, Physical Therapist
Kansas City, MO