Our therapists are passionate about their work. Mike King, PT, DPT, OCS, has dedicated much of the last six years to developing and honing a program to help people who experience vertigo.
So what’s vertigo? Vertigo (the technical name is vestibular dysfunction) is when a person experiences a sensation of movement, usually spinning, even though they’re stationary. As many as 35% of adults aged 40 years or older in the United States—approximately 69 million Americans—have experienced some form of vertigo.
Physical therapy is a prime treatment option for vertigo. Physical therapy can help vertigo patients control their symptoms and improve their balance and focus. Specific exercises can be prescribed based on the findings of an initial assessment into the cause of the vertigo.
For instance, Mike King’s program tests 5 vestibular systems to see what’s causing a person to experience vertigo. Based on the results of those tests, Mike can determine which exercises to prescribe to best help the patient. He has successfully helped dozens of patients manage and recover from vertigo.
For more information about vertigo and Mike King’s 5 Systems Vertigo Program, check out the additional documents available on the Share the Love page on the Mountain Land Rehabilitation website.
If you know someone who experiences vertigo, Share the Love by referring them to Mike or a local Mountain Land clinic for rehabilitation services. You can also share their information with us at www.mlrehab.com/SharetheLove and we’ll make sure to take care of them.
As members of the Mountain Land family, we each have the opportunity to help our company grow and succeed. One of the best ways we can do this is to Share the Love of Mountain Land with the people we know and care about.
I invite each of you to take an active role in helping to grow our patient base. We all know people who experience physical challenges and who could greatly benefit from the services we offer.
We have a new website at www.mlrehab.com/ShareTheLove, where you can find information about the program, how to refer a friend and what health conditions and situations we serve. In the coming weeks and months, we will be sharing information with everyone about how our services benefit our patients.
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Everyone who refers a friend or family member will receive a unique Share the Love jersey with your first referral.
In addition to the jerseys, we will be holding a drawing at the end of the year for everyone who has shared the love. You will receive one ticket for the drawing for each person you refer to our services.
Thank you for all your hard work and dedication. We are a strong company because of the work you do every day. I know that as we each Share the Love of Mountain Land and our services with our friends and family, we will continue to succeed
If you have any questions about the Share the Love program or how to get involved, make sure to visit our new web page www.mlrehab.com/ShareTheLove, or contact JB Spilker (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Travis captured the photo as part of a project he was working on for school while attending Weber State University. He arrived at the pond after class one day and played around with different shutter speeds. When he returned home, he found that he had a fantastic shot of the pond, along with about 100 mosquito bites. Travis used a Canon 20D camera for the photo.
While Travis has taken numerous photography classes, he doesn’t consider himself a photographer. When he does have an opportunity to take photos, he thoroughly enjoys landscape and wildlife photography.
In addition to photography, Travis enjoys spending time with his wife and kids. In his free time, he likes to watch movies, play board and video games, golf, camp and fish.
Thanks for braving the mosquitos, Travis, so we could enjoy such a wonderful photo. We are excited to see many more photos from you and hope to see them in this year’s contest and calendar!
What was your first job?
To dress up as Billy Bob at Showbiz Pizza
Where did you grow up?
What is your favorite book, and why?
Where The Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein. I love poems.
What is your favorite TV show?
If you could travel anywhere in the world where would it be and why?
Hawaii. It’s beautiful, it smells wonderful, it’s relaxing and I love swimming in the ocean.
What is your favorite food?
What things do you do for fun?
Go to my kid’s baseball, basketball, and softball games. Watch movies and drink diet coke.
If you had to be stranded on a deserted island with one person, who would it be and why?
Bear Grylls. He would keep me alive!
If you could have lunch with 3 people dead or alive, who would it be and why?
Chris Farley, Bill Murray, and Ellen DeGeneres. Because they all make me smile.
What is your favorite time of the day and why?
If you were granted 3 wishes, what would they be?
Happiness for my loved ones, World Peace, and One Billion dollars.
What was your most embarrassing moment?
The first time I went to La Puente, I walked through the side door thinking it was the entrance. When I stepped inside, I was standing behind a podium in front of a room full of people. The asked me to say “Hello” and introduce myself to the room; I sais, “Hi, my name is Julie.” At that point they asked me how long I had been a member of Alcoholics Anonymous. I replied with, “I’m just here for my To Go Order!” I was quickly escorted to the front of the restaurant.
How would your family and friends describe you?
Loud but fun.
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