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Vestibular Rehabilitation SIG           

ABOUT US

The Vestibular Rehabilitation Special Interest Group (VR SIG) is a component of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy (ANPT). Its membership focus is centered on supporting the practice of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who treat patients with vestibular related disorders. By providing a network of collaboration and education the group fosters opportunities to highlight and build solid foundations of clinical practice to provide care and management of persons with vestibular deficits and related balance and movement disorders.

MISSION & OBJECTIVES

The mission of the Vestibular Rehabilitation special interest group (VR SIG) is to provide a forum for ANPT members who have a common interest in the promotion of health, wellness, optimal function, and quality of life for individuals with vestibular disorders. The VR SIG is committed to facilitating advances in physical therapy for patient management, education, research and health care policy that reflect the needs of those we serve.

COMMUNICATION

  • Provide a network for clinicians, educators and researchers in vestibular rehabilitation.
  • Inform the membership of SIG activities through the SIG communications.  
  • Use the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy web site for exchange of information between SIG members and as a clinical resource for other health care professionals. 
  • Act as a liaison between SIG members and organizations with interest in vestibular rehabilitation.
  • RESEARCH

  • Facilitate exchange of information and collaboration between researchers and clinicians that would optimism interventions for individuals with vestibular disorders.
  • EDUCATION

  • Provide a variety of educational opportunities across multiple platforms with the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy to advance practice in the area of vestibular rehab.
  • LEGISLATION

  • Monitor and educate membership on reimbursement systems for vestibular rehabilitation.
  • Educate membership on effective skills for advocating for optimal reimbursement for vestibular rehabilitation services.
  • Contact Us

    Anne Galgon, PT, PhD, NCS 
    Email: galgonanne56@gmail.com

     

     


     

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