The Dizziness & Balance Disorders Centre is dedicated to patients who have or think they have vertigo, dizziness and unsteadiness.
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Established in 1993 by Professor Dr Margie H Sharpe, it is the first private physiotherapy practice and the first clinical facility in Australia to offer a vestibular and balance rehabilitation service to patients with vestibular disorders.
The Centre is open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.30pm. An after hour answering service is available for the convenience of patients and health professionals.
The principal, Prof Dr Margie H Sharpe, conducts individual consultations. The initial consultation is normally one hour with subsequent consultations normally thirty minutes.
Professor Dr Margie H Sharpe is the Director and Principal of the Centre and the pioneer of Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation in Australia, and
- is a clinical scientist, senior clinical consultant, mentor and a principal educator in this field.
- is a recognized expert in the rehabilitation of patients with vestibular disorders.
- is an accredited Senior Consultant who works exclusively in Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation Therapy as a physiotherapist.
- has undertaken numerous international courses, lectures, seminars and case conferences related to the evaluation, treatment and management of patients with vestibular disorders.
Her unique, innovative and integrated approach to patients with vertigo, dizziness and unsteadiness is founded on the most recent published research findings of clinical and basic science literature, and her close working relationship with team members.