The Roll Test is used to assess for horizontal canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or BPPV. This short, video-based module demonstrates how to perform the Roll Test for clients in the home and interpret the results.
Section 1: How to Perform the Roll Test for BPPV: Home Setting
Performing the Roll Test
Kristen graduated from Springfield College in 2012 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She completed an Orthopedic and Manual Therapy Residency through Evidence in Motion in 2014. She has worked primarily in the outpatient orthopedic setting and her clinical experience includes the treatment of patients with vestibular disorders, post-concussion syndrome, complex hypermobility disorders, and a wide variety of orthopedic conditions. Disclosure: Kristen Wulfing, PT, DPT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: Renée Lach-Sharon, MS, PT, MSCS, COFS
Renée is a physical therapist with over 25 years of experience encompassing inpatient rehab, outpatient, skilled nursing, and home health. She currently serves as Regional Therapy Director with LHC Group, a Home Health company. Since graduating from Duke University, she has become Board Certified in Geriatrics (GCS) through the APTA, has become a Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist (MSCS) through the Multiple Sclerosis Consortium, a Certified Exercise Expert of Aging Adults (CEEAA) through the Geriatric Academy of the APTA, Certified in Advanced Competency in Home Health through the APTA, and has become a Certified OASIS Field Specialist. She also earned her Certificate of Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency from Emory University and the APTA. Renée has spoken nationally on balance and vestibular rehabilitation, Parkinson's disease, stroke recovery, multiple sclerosis, and the frail elderly. Renée currently resides in Spokane, Washington where she has also served as adjunct faculty for the DPT program at Eastern Washington University.Disclosure: Renée Lach-Sharon, MS, PT, MSCS, COFS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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