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Striking the Right Balance, Janine Verge, AuD, Michael Vekasi, AuD, Sue Ehler, Shannon Phillips, Ben Kuai, and Josh Creppin, MSc, write about the use of fall risk screening tools in an Audiology practice, paying tribute to November being Fall Prevention month!
In the early days of hearing science, audiologists and hearing scientists would develop solutions to problems by applying scientific knowledge and using a trial-and-error approach. Today, we focus on evidence-based practice, however, there are situations that may require creative thinking and problem-solving. Cory Portnuff shares three stories illustrating the benefits of thinking “outside of the box” for our patients.
In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Maxime Maheu and his colleagues at the University of Montreal and the Montreal Geriatric University Institute summarize the current knowledge and offer important insight on the role of hearing in postural control.
In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Andrea Kuntz and Kegan Stephan, Audiology students at the School of Human Communication Disorders at Dalhousie University interview both Ruth Duggan, an occupational therapist and an occupational therapy student at Dalhousie University, Nisha Sandu, about exploring an inter-professional approach to fall prevention between occupational therapists and audiologists.
Lisa Koch, AuD, discusses what she feels is the general scope of practice audiologists should consider when including vestibular rehabilitation in their practice.
In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Patrick Thompson, physiotherapist
with LifeMark Health at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, discusses his clinical
experience with vestibular assessment and rehabilitation for symptoms following a concussion.
Have you been thinking that you would like to offer something for your patients with balance disorders but are not quite sure what to do? Have you considered Tai Chi?
Art Mallinson writes about using computerized dynamic posturography in the medical/legal setting.
Wayne Staab explores the agony and ecstasy of vestibular activity.