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Videos

Browse below to see some great online training resources, interviews, and webinars featuring our Co-Founder & Chief Clinical Officer Helena Esmonde, PT, DPT, NCS.

Podcasts

TitleDateDescriptionHostTopicsFormat
Bitten by the Vestibular Bug with Helena Esmonde5/7/2021Helena is a doctor of Physical Therapy and she specializes in treating patients with neurological, balance, and vestibular conditions.

Terry wanted to get the vestibular side of things spoken to on the podcast by an expert so we were lucky when Helena reached out to offer here perspectives to the community.

Throughout the conversation you will hear Helena’s passion for what she does ring through multiple times. We get to explore what BBPV is, what a Balance Vest is and how it may help and about the infrared goggles that she has developed for practitioners to use while treating patients as just a few points.

If you are having balance and or dizziness concerns this is certainly an episode you want to listen to in it’s entirety!
A Battle WithinVertigo - Central; Entrepreneurship; Vestibular TechnologyPodcast
The Movement Guild: Helena Esmonde, PT4/1/2021Helena Esmonde is a PT & entrepreneur who invented the Vesbitular First Goggles. Vestibular First, which are infrared video goggles that allow you to see the eyes in the dark.

Understanding what the eyes are doing in the dark provides a tremendous amount of information about the central state of the nervous system. In this great conversation, Helena shares with us her path & what led her to develop this great piece of equipment.


More info can be found at https://vestibularfirst.com/
The Movement GuildEntrepreneurship; Vertigo - Central; Vestibular TechnologyPodcast
Balance Matters: A neuro physical therapist’s journey to make “Sense” of Balance3/29/2021Learn about vestibular rehab technology, infrared video goggles from Helena Esmonde, the co-founder of Vestibular First. Balance Matters with Erica DeMarchEntrepreneurship; Vertigo - Peripheral; Vestibular TechnologyPodcast
Dizzy Discussions: Dr. Helena Esmonde, PT, DPT, NCS - Part 112/11/2020On the next 7th and 8th episode of the Dizzy Discussions, Eddie goes solo to talk to Dr. Helena Esmonde, PT, DPT, NCS. Dr. Esmonde goes over her experience as a neuro and vestibular PT, including starting a formal vestibular program in an Emergency Department and working with Physicians to ensure that all patients coming in after a fall are screened and tested for vestibular dysfunction, specifically BPPV. We talk about her NCS and how much actual Vestibular training goes into it and in the NCS test as well as voice our opinions on why there isn't a VCS (Vestibular Clinical Specialist) separate from the NCS. We also discuss Dr. Esmonde's current ventures with her husband at Vestibular First (vestibularfirst.com).** They are working on an FDA cleared, AFFORDABLE set of infrared goggles that won't set a clinic back $10K. They also have premade models of the vestibular system for patient/clinician education with accurate fall rates for the crystals. LOTS of good info in these two episodes.Dizzy Discussions: The Clinician's Guide to Vestibular RehabEntrepreneurship; Vertigo - PeripheralPodcast
Dizzy Discussions: Dr. Helena Esmonde, PT, DPT, NCS - Part 212/11/2020On the next 7th and 8th episode of the Dizzy Discussions, Eddie goes solo to talk to Dr. Helena Esmonde, PT, DPT, NCS. Dr. Esmonde goes over her experience as a neuro and vestibular PT, including starting a formal vestibular program in an Emergency Department and working with Physicians to ensure that all patients coming in after a fall are screened and tested for vestibular dysfunction, specifically BPPV. We talk about her NCS and how much actual Vestibular training goes into it and in the NCS test as well as voice our opinions on why there isn't a VCS (Vestibular Clinical Specialist) separate from the NCS. We also discuss Dr. Esmonde's current ventures with her husband at Vestibular First (vestibularfirst.com).** They are working on an FDA cleared, AFFORDABLE set of infrared goggles that won't set a clinic back $10K. They also have premade models of the vestibular system for patient/clinician education with accurate fall rates for the crystals. LOTS of good info in these two episodes.Dizzy Discussions: The Clinician's Guide to Vestibular RehabEntrepreneurship; Vertigo - PeripheralPodcast
Concussion Rehabilitation (Featuring Dr. Helena Esmonde, PT, DPT, NCS)7/1/2020Brandon chats with Helena Esmonde (Vestibular trained Physical Therapist) about an overview of concussion rehabilitation touching base on signs/symptoms as well as how concussions are managed with conservative care.Feel Better, Move Better, Live BetterConcussionPodcast
Talk Neuro to Me: Vestibular Migraines12/2/2019On this episode of Talk Neuro to Me, we meet with Dr. Helena Esmonde to talk about Vestibular Migraines.

To learn more about Dr. Esmonde and Vestibular First Technologies, visit https://vestibularfirst.com/ (https://vestibularfirst.com/)
Talk Neuro to Me with the Carrick InstituteVestibular Migraine; Vertigo - Central; Vestibular TechnologyPodcast