The Chiropractic Alumni has just recently conducted one of its best-ever seminars on Vertigo, Dizziness, Unsteadiness and the Spine.   Now you can watch the whole seminar recording and learn how to diagnose between the various presentations of vertigo and select the best approaches of management.

Our list of presenters and their topics:

Dr. Carlo Rinaudo PhD BMedSci (Hons) MChiro ICSSD DACNB, is the only chiropractor with a PhD in Vestibular Rehabilitation at (UNSW) and Neuroscience Research Australia, and his area of interest is Chiropractic Neuro-Rehabilitation.  He is the clinic director and founder of Brain Hub, and is currently involved in further research in vestibular neuro-rehabilitation. Dr Rinaudo covered vertigo generally, differential diagnosis, chiropractic management and BPPV in particular.

Dr. Anthony Nicholson is an adjunct lecturer in neuromusucloskeletal diagnosis at Macquarie.  Anthony has completed in both clinical neurology and orthopaedics to become a Diplomate of the International Academy of Neuromusucloskeletal Medicine (DIANM), and also a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board (DACNB) – one of few chiropractors worldwide to be board certified in both disciplines. Dr. Nicholson focussed on cervicogenic vertigo.

Dr. Aron Downie is a health researcher and senior lecturer at Macquarie University Department of Chiropractic.  Aron’s research interests are recovery from spinal pain and the early detection of pathology masquerading as back pain. Aron instructs students in risk management strategies related to cervical spine manipulation, and these strategies formed the basis of his vertigo presentation.

A/Prof. Phillip Cremer  is a Neurologist and is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney.  He has been awarded 2 research degrees in vertigo and a PhD.  Dr Cremer has completed a Fellowship in vertigo (clinical & research) in the ENT Department at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore USA.  He has a great interest in inner ear research, as well as treating patients with dizziness & vertigo.   Dr. Cremer discussed pathological vertigo and especially vestibular migraine and acute vertigo-like presentations.

Elyce Greenaway works with adults and adolescents in the assessment and treatment of vertigo, anxiety, depression, trauma, adjustment disorder, anger, grief, and loss. She has an interest in women’s health and is qualified to provide perinatal support counselling. Elyce has a decade of experience and an excellent knowledge of chronic pain and management of psychological workplace injuries.  Elyce walked us through management for persistent dizziness with hyper-vigilance.  

Casey Barton is a Senior Pharmaceutical Officer of the NSW Health Pharmaceutical Regulatory Unit where he provides advice and issues drug authorities under the NSW Poisons and Therapeutic Goods legislation.  He is well placed to discuss medications that are used to treat dizziness, medications that cause dizziness and drug interactions.  He delivered a very informative session on medications, adverse effects and related matters that was much appreciated by the audience.

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