Ep. 23 – Make your falls tx more effective: Vestib & OncoPT – Frannie Westlake, PT, DPT, NCS

Frannie’s back! And I was definitely saying episode 24 the whole time I was writing this up & interviewing Frannie – probably because it’s April 24 on the day I’m posting this. Whoops!

Anyways, Frannie Westlake, PT, DPT, NCS, & my good friend from Ep. 05 is back on today’s podcast to discuss vestibular rehab, its role within OncoPT, & the number one issue that patients with vestibular issues face: falls.

3:51 How does vestibular rehab fit into OncoPT?

7:30 VOR Screening – a quick & dirty way to check your patients

10:57 How can we actually be helping these patients?

13:33 Complex cases – how do we deal with the multitude of issues all at once & effectively?

18:12 Getting more education…even with Frannie!

20:11 Public enemy #1: Falls

21:14 How do we know it’s a vestibular issue…& not something more sinister?

To find out more on Frannie’s vestibular course through PORI, click here.

To visit the OncologyRehab’s Facebook page, click here.

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