Susan L. Whitney received her PhD in motor development/motor learning from the University of Pittsburgh, her professional physical therapy education from Temple University in Philadelphia, and her DPT from MGH Institute of Health Professions.
Currently, she is a professor in physical therapy in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and treats clinically for the Centers for Rehab Services (CRS) Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Whitney has authored or coauthored more than 160 articles on Medline, most of which relate to vestibular rehabilitation. She has also coauthored a book related to dizziness and balance disorders.
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Course one provides learners with an overview of the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of posterior canal BPPV. This course is pertinent to physical therapists and occupational therapists across any setting that treat persons…Read More See Course Details
The learner will be provided with an overview of the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of horizontal canal BPPV. The course is appropriate for physical and occupational therapists who treat persons with dizziness. Generally,…Read More See Course Details
This course will describe the latest advances in vestibular rehabilitation from around the globe, and will provide the learner with ideas about why their patients do not get better. The course is designed for physical and occupational…Read More See Course Details
Video Runtime: 78 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 36 Minutes
As many as 3.8 million concussions occur each year in the US due to sports and recreational activity. If one considers concussions from falls and motor vehicle accidents,… Read More
Video Runtime: 82 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 39 Minutes
Concussions are not all the same. Physical and occupational therapists are frequently involved in evaluating and managing the various symptoms and impairments experienced… Read More
Video Runtime: 38 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 18 Minutes
One of the hallmarks of concussion management is the assessment of balance and postural control. Within the first seven days post concussion, there is strong evidence… Read More
Video Runtime: 96 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 36 Minutes
One of the roles of physical and occupational therapists in concussion management is to return individuals back to their preconcussion activities. For asymptomatic… Read More
Video Runtime: 66 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 24 Minutes
Headache is the most common complaint after concussion, affecting up to 85% of individuals. Post-traumatic headaches have various etiologies and may be due to medication… Read More
Video Runtime: 65 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 27 Minutes
Persons post concussion or mild head trauma can experience benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). It is not clear how frequently BPPV occurs after concussion,… Read More
Video Runtime: 82 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 30 Minutes
Knowledge of medical and alternative interventions can enhance outcomes of individuals following concussion. Learners will be exposed to the latest evidence related… Read More
Video Runtime: 68 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 36 Minutes
There is scant up-to-date information available for clinicians on how to treat individuals with concussion. This work is a significant expansion of what we have… Read More
Video Runtime: 58 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 27 Minutes
Mood and migraine are among the most common profiles experienced following a concussion and are frequently encountered by therapists. Additionally, sleep, as a… Read More
Video Runtime: 63 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 27 Minutes
While there is much published information surrounding athletes and concussion, relatively little is known about how to treat other populations who sustain mild head… Read More
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