Upcoming Meetings and Events
All meetings are free-of-charge and open to the general public – we look forward to seeing you!
Please contact us for more information.
Thursday, March 30 at 2:00 pm - North Shore Support Group
Watch our DVD, Gaining Balance, to learn about vestibular rehabilitation exercises specially designed for people with balance and dizziness disorders. Stay to discuss strategies for coping with dizziness and imbalance.
Gaining Balance was produced by the BC Balance and Dizziness Disorders Society.
The exercises can be done at home.
Instructor Pauline Martin is a physiotherapist who specializes in treating vestibular disorders.
Wednesday, May 17 at 4:30 pm
Erica is certified in vestibular assessment and management. She has a special interest in balance and dizziness disorders.
Stay to share, learn more and connect - St. Paul's Cafeteria (4th floor) at 6:00 pm.
Thursday, May 25 at 2:00 pm - North Shore Support Group
Physiotherapy for Dizziness & Balance Problems
Are you or someone you know dizzy? You are not alone. One in 5 people will experience dizziness in their lifetime. This talk will help you understand why you feeling dizzy and other symptoms that you might have that you didn't know were related.
Physiotherapists who specialize in vestibular therapy can help you to figure out the cause of your problem as well as ways to improve your balance, minimize your risk of falling and reduce your symptoms. Come to find out what they do and get some tips for finding support.
Speaker: Karina Steinberg, BScPT, BHKin, CAFCI, CGIMS, FCAMPT
Karina is a Squamish-based orthopaedic and vestibular physiotherapist with over 16 years of experience including treating many clients with on-going dizziness and visual complaints following concussions and car accidents. She has advanced training in vestibular therapy though Emory University in Atlanta and has developed concussion courses that she has taught nation-wide to other professionals in concussion management. Karina is committed to helping individuals and spreading awareness about dizziness and concussions.
Location: Summerhill PARC, 135 West 15th Street (off Lonsdale), North Vancouver – see map