Physical Therapist at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center Receives Vestibular Certification

Sasha Campbell, PT

Sasha Campbell, PT, Physical Therapist with Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, has successfully completed and passed all requirements, for the Vestibular Rehabilitation – A Competency Based Course, to become a Vestibular Specialist.  Campbell has been a physical therapist for 10 years and has been with Lake Norman Regional for five of these years. 

The annual course to become specialized in Vestibular Rehabilitation is held in Atlanta, Ga., at Emory University.  There were approximately 175 people from across the country, as well as international students, enrolled in this year’s week-long course.  Dr. Susan Herdman, from Emory University, and Dr. Rick Clendaniel, from Duke University in Durham, N.C., were directors for the course. 

Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT) is a specialized program designed to treat dizziness and balance disorders.  A wide variety of vertigo and balance disorders such as BPPV, unilateral/bilateral vestibular loss, chronic dizziness and frequent falls can be treated using VRT.  If you are experiencing problems, it is important that you first discuss your symptoms with a physician who can determine the specific cause, diagnosis and treatment of your condition.  If you think you may benefit from physical therapy, ask your physician to refer you to Lake Norman Rehabilitation, or for more information, you may call the Lake Norman Rehabilitation Center at (704) 660-4470.

About Lake Norman Regional Medical Center

Lake Norman Regional Medical Center offers comprehensive medical care to individuals throughout the greater Lake Norman region. Located just off I-77 at Exit 33, the Mooresville medical campus offers complete specialty services from 24-hour emergency medicine and maternity to oncology and advanced surgical services.