Concussion / BPPV
At Monkstown Physiotherapy Clinic we are delighted to have working with us Caoimhe O’Connor MISCP who is a highly experienced and qualified vestibular rehabilitation physiotherapist.
Vestibular rehabilitation encompasses the management of concussion – sports and non-sports related – Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), vertigo and generalized balance related issues.
Below is an example of the conditions Caoimhe will see and the typical approach to management:
A concussion is a brain injury caused by a complex physical process affecting the brain, induced by biomechanical forces. Concussions are a significant and growing concern, especially for teenagers and young adults involved in sport.
At Monkstown Physiotherapy, we are focused on taking the time to diagnose and educate patients about sport injury concussions, providing an up-to-date & comprehensive evidence based evaluation of concussion symptoms to develop of tailored active rehabilitation for concussion (from sports, accidents or falls)
BPPV / Vertigo
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is one of the most common causes of vertigo. The sudden sensation that you're spinning or that the inside of your head is spinning.
Caoimhe is trained to accurately assess and treat BPPV. She will also provide patient education and active home treatment plans to resolve the dizziness, unsteadiness, vertigo and nausea of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Dizziness, Balance and Falls
Enhancing safety by screening for issues with balance, reflexes of the eyes, proprioception/ body awareness, righting reactions etc. Specific exercises are provided to target such issues.