Understanding Dizzy and Balance Problems After Concussion, TBI w Christy Sands

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Join host Amy Zellmer as she chats with Christy Sands of Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital. Christy Sands, PT, DPT Christy Sands has been a physical therapist at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital for 9 years. She earned a B.S. in Kinesiological Science in 2004, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from University of Maryland in 2009. She has a clinical specialty treating pediatric vestibular and coordination disorders. She assisted with development and oversight of MWPH’s Balance Clinic in conjunction with occupational therapy. She is responsible for organizing physical and occupational therapy care for patients in the Concussion Assessment and Management Program (CAMP) at MWPH. Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital provides family-focused, integrated care to children with serious, chronic or complex medical needs. Since 1922, the hospital has helped children heal from illness and injury, and now treats nearly 9,000 patients each year. The 102-bed hospital is a jointly owned affiliate of The University of Maryland Medical System and Johns Hopkins Medicine and has locations in Baltimore City, Prince George’s County and in the community. For more information, please visitwww.mwph.org. Episode sponsored by: Minnesota Functional Neurology DC

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