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Innovative device transforms patient care

Doctors Dara Meldrum and Deirdre Murray

Caption: Dr Dara Meldrum and Dr Deirdre Murray

One in four adults will experience dizziness or balance problems. Sixty three per cent will lose work days as a result.

An innovative medical device (developed at Trinity College Dublin/RCSI) and implemented by the physiotherapy team at Beaumont Hospital has transformed rehabilitation for patients with dizziness and balance problems.

Dr Deirdre Murray MISCP Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in MND and Dr Dara Meldrum, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Trinity College won a HSE Health Excellence Award in 2021 for the innovation.

Watch Dr Dara Meldrum and Dr Deirdre Murray outline the device: