Free Balance, Dizziness and Falls Seminar at Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital

4/24/2013

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Barbara Mackovic
Senior Manager
BarbaraMackovic@KentuckyOneHealth.org
Phone: 502-587-4230
Cell Phone: 502-641-5461
Direct Phone: 502-562-7075

Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital to Offer Free Seminar on Vestibular Rehab and Balance Screenings in May
 

Who: Individuals of all ages experiencing dizziness, vertigo or general difficulties with balance and risk of falling
What: Free balance and vestibular screenings following seminar
 
When: May 14, 2013 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
 
Where: Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital
  3104 Blackiston Blvd.
  New Albany, IN

Background:  Weakness, dizziness, vertigo, and/or disequilibrium are conditions that may affect a person’s quality of life and safety with mobility. These impairments may contribute to imbalance and may ultimately lead to falls.  Physical therapy can be an effective strategy to improve mobility and quality of life using balance retraining, manual therapy techniques, strengthening exercises, and activities focused on reducing dizziness and vertigo.

Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital will conduct a Balance and Dizziness Seminar covering topics relating to causes of imbalance, headaches, dizziness, vertigo and how physical therapy can be helpful in treating these conditions.  The program is free to the public. Following the seminar there will be an opportunity for questions and answers, as well as a free balance screening.

For more information on the program, or to register for the class, call Kerri Kline at 812.941.6153.

 

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