I am a licensed Physical and Manual Therapist and a Board Certified Clinical Associate with the American Academy of Pain Management. I have a private practice in Lafayette, Louisiana. It was in August of 1988 that I moved from The Netherlands. I hope this site will prove to be a useful resource to both health-care professionals and the general public. Maybe you are looking for information about Pain Management, Physical and Manual Therapy, or perhaps searching for ways to deal with the pain you, or a loved one, experiences; whatever the reason for your visit, I hope you will find my site informative, interesting and thought provoking.
exercise based program designed to promote central nervous system compensation
for inner ear deficits.
Equilibrium consists of vestibular
(internal) visual and somatosensory (external) input.
The central nervous system
integrates sensory input and produces a motor control response.
symptoms of dizziness, vertigo and balance problems.
BPPV is one diagnosis that can be
treated with repositioning technique and is resolved fairly quickly.
Vestibularpathy and balance issues are treated through adaptation,
substitution, visual motor and balance retraining techniques.
B. Klusman, O.T.
If you have any questions or know any patients that would benefit, please
contact me at 337-264-6282.
I am happy to announce the joining of Simonne Boullion Klusman, LOTR,
at Practice of Pain Management.
Simonne specializes in the administration of Vestibular and Neurological Rehabilitation.
In order to learn more about these forms of therapy,
please click the applicable tabs under this site's header.
Simonne will start seeing patients on Friday, December 20-2013
Simonne graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
from Northeast Louisiana University.
She has since worked in inpatient and outpatient settings specializing in the treatment of neurological patients. Her training includes advanced NDT courses, splinting, hand therapy and vestibular rehab.
In July 2012, Simonne completed an additional cerification course at the
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