For many people maintaining balance isn’t easy, and it can be a challenge to understand why they suffer conditions that make it difficult to perform one or more basic activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, or simply getting around inside the home.
The newly released and improved ICS Impulse software, which supports earlier diagnosis leading to quicker rehabilitation and evaluating Vestibular rehabilitation therapy, now has four testing modules in one solution. ICS Impulse delivers to Physiotherapy professionals a Video Frenzel, video Head Impulse Test (v-HIT), and Positional and Ocular motor test batteries in one portable, easy to use solution.
Prof. Sharpe is the first in Australia to receive and introduce this new software to her patients. [Read News Release Here]
Patients referred to Prof. Sharpe have already suffered long term lifestyle impacts. However, once in her care, her success with her patients; in particular complex vestibular patients and those with refractory dizziness, is renown and attracts patients from all parts of Australia and overseas. This reflects her dedication, enquiring mind, creativity, and unyielding commitment to the betterment of her patients, and professional education in vestibular disorders and vestibular rehabilitation.
Over the years, Prof. Sharpe has been and continues to be at the forefront of adopting new technologies early into her Centre, after monitoring and observing their approval for medical use, thereby ensuring her patients receive the most advanced, state of the art equipment, including for example, the Infrared DVD Oculography Frenzel Goggles and video Head Impulse Test (v-HIT).
While seen as cutting edge, these tools are an essential part of modern assessment of vestibular disorders, taking the guesswork out of diagnosis and treatment. Prof. Sharpe uses this equipment because it is objective, accurate, reliable, an efficient use of time and ease to administer.
ICS Impulse makes it possible to test children and bed-ridden patients.