Brian Werner: Five Types of Dizziness 

Brian Werner is a physical therapist that specializes in the management of patients with balance and vestibular dysfunction. Brian has been in the business of balance for 25 years while owning and operating 5 balance centers before coming on board with FYZICAL as the first franchisee of FYZICAL.  Currently, he is the National Director of Balance Center Development, Education, and Training working with multiple groups in the FYZICAL family while onboarding new franchisees.

Episode Takeaways

  • The benefits and misconceptions of a physical therapy franchisee 
  • FYZICAL educational programs
  • Opportunities for growth in a franchisee 
  • Defining the five types of dizziness in clinical practice – vertigo, lightheadedness, motion sickness, disequilibrium, and behavioral dizziness 
  • Building a practice around dizziness and balance

Three Questions

  • Who is someone the audience should follow to learn more about today’s topic? Tim Hain – The Dizzy Doc of Chicago
  • What is something the audience should take a look at if they want to take a deeper dive into some of the things we talked about today? Vestibular Certification Courses – Emory University Division of Physical Therapy  
  • Why should people care about this episode/topic? The number of older adults who fall or are admitted into the hospital due to a fall is every 11-19 minutes. Dizziness is prevalent in the human population and needs to be addressed. 

Parting Shot

“We really want people who are interested in ownership of a physical therapy practice or people who are interested in being a part of a group of providers that absolutely love what we do.” – Brian Werner 

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