Vestibular Disorders in an Aging Population: Treatment Modification & Considerations
Advance your skills and better understand how aging affects the vestibular system so your treatment plans can address this problem, including sensory reweighting. You’ll be able to recognize BPPV in the geriatric population and learn new modification options.
Jamie Miner, PT, DPT, GCS, is an expert in vestibular rehabilitation with over 25 years of experience treating vestibular patients in hospitals, rehab centers, home health, and other practice settings. She earned her doctorate in physical therapy from Shenandoah University, where she now serves as an adjunct professor and clinical instructor for its DPT program. Over the years, she has also maintained a busy outpatient clinical practice, and she provides therapy services to older adults in several skilled nursing facilities.
Dr. Miner travels nationally to present seminars on vestibular rehabilitation, and she is known for her dynamic, hands-on teaching style. A credentialed clinical instructor, she has completed Emory University’s renowned Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency Course, is certified in LSVT BIG, and is a Geriatric Certified Specialist through the American Physical Association.
Financial: Jamie Miner has an employment relationship with Shenandoah University. She receives a speaking honorarium, recording royalties, and a consulting fee from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Jamie Miner is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the Neurology Section and Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy, the Vestibular Disorders Association, and serves on the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.