In this podcast, physiotherapist Jack Qin will be discussing the topic of how physios treat dizzy spells, including what dizzy spells are, the common conditions that fall under the term dizzy spells, the major risks of these conditions, the treatment options available, when to refer and more.
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Today I’d like to welcome to the PodMD studio physiotherapist Jack Qin, who is currently working in Back in Motion Hawthorn with a special interest in treating patients suffering from vestibular disorders, such as vertigo, chronic dizziness, and frequent falls due to aging process or neurological issues.
Jack graduated from Bond University under the supervision and guidance of Professor Natalie Rando-Orr, who is an expert in neurological physiotherapy.
Today, we’ll be discussing the topic of how physios treat dizzy spells.
*We do hope you enjoy this podcast but please remember that the advice here is of a general nature and is not intended as specific advice about a given patient. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the doctor, not PodMD.
If you do have a patient on whom you require specific advice, then please seek advice from a colleague with appropriate expertise in that area.
Jack, thanks for talking with us on PodMD today.
Jack : Thank you for having me.
The topic of today’s discussion is how phyios treat dizzy spells. Jack, can you describe for our listeners what dizzy spells are?
What are the common conditions that you treat at your clinic? How do they typically present to you?
What are the risks of these conditions?
What are the treatment options?
Have there been any developments in treatment in the last years or are there any in trials or development now?
When should a GP refer?
What role does the GP play in the treatment of the condition?
Thank you for your time here today in the PodMD studio. To sum up for us, could you please identify the three key take home messages from today’s podcast on how physios treat dizzy spells?
Thanks for your time and the insights you’ve provided.
Jack: Thank you