Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy

July 13, 2022
2:00 pm ET
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Date
July 13, 2022
Faculty
Dr. Christopher Long, PT, DPT, OCS, AIB-VRC
Duration
Course type
Live
Credit
1.5 Category A CEUs
Course Information

Course Description:

  • This course will help the individual to better understand the carry-over from diagnosis to treatment and how to best utilize adaptation, habituation, substitution, and cognition within the recovery phases of concussion and vestibular disorders.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify which treatment diagnoses align with concussion and/or vestibular disorders
  • Restate how adaptation, habituation, and substitution relate to various disorders
  • Identify cognition’s role within rehabilitation and recovery

Speaker:

  • Name: Dr. Christopher A Long, PT, DPT, OCS, AIB-VRC
  • Title: Owner of Platinum Rehab Specialists, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Adjunct Faculty American Institute of Balance
  • Organization: Platinum Rehab Specialists
  • Bio:  Dr. Long, physical therapist, has been practicing in the outpatient orthopedic setting for 6 years now. He graduated with his B.S. in Exercise Science from Georgia State University in 2012, He then completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2016 with an emphasis in manual therapy and concussion rehabilitation. He furthered his knowledge by completing an orthopedic residency program in 2017 with what is now known as Upstream Rehabilitation Institute and passing his Orthopedic Board Specialty exam in 2018.

    Dr. Long worked for BenchMark Physical Therapy in Atlanta, Ga and Charlotte, NC where he currently resides. He gained experience as an orthopedic residency mentor, partner in a growing Charlotte market, and as a mentor to new graduates as well as current students in their DPT program. He joined on with American Institute of Balance in 2021 where he currently instructs on bedside evaluation and all aspects of concussion assessment, rehabilitation, and where the current research is heading. Currently, Dr. Long owns his own cash-based practice where he mainly treats runners and triathletes, but also a myriad of other neurological and orthopedic type injuries and conditions.

Target Audience:

  • AT, PT, OT, MD/DO, PhD/PsyD, RN

Course Format:

  • Virtual, synchronous activity taking place via Zoom

Difficulty Level:

  • Advanced

Registration Limit:

  • Up to 1000

Practice Domain:

  • Therapeutic Intervention

Fees:

  • FREE activity

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

  • No fee was charged for this activity

CEUs:

  • Sway Medical (BOC AP#: P12055) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers (ATs). This program is eligible for a maximum of (1.5) hours/Category A CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Sponsors:

  • This activity is not sponsored.

Required Materials and Equipment:

  • This activity will require a computer or phone with a stable internet connection.

Sway Medical (BOC AP #P12055) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education for Athletic Trainers (ATs). This program is eligible for a maximum of 1.5 Category A CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational programs.
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