Get ready for the new year with stimulating and informative public presentations from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences popular HealthTalks series. Formerly known as MedTalks, this series is held annually at the Reh-Fit Centre.

Each session runs from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., featuring two lectures and a question period on a specific theme.

MAINTAINING BALANCE: DECONSTRUCTING DIZZINESS AND FALL PREVENTION SKILLS: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Taking a tumble isn’t just embarrassing – it can be dangerous, too. Find out why it’s sometimes hard to keep your balance and the conditions that can be at the root of it. You’ll also get a crash course on how to prevent falls so you can stay safe and keep your cool, too.

Lecture 1: Stop the spinning – a primer on vertigo Speaker: Beth Wonneck BSc, MSc

Lecture 2: Fall prevention Speakers: Reh-Fit physiotherapy staff Amandev Dhesi & Kelly Small