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Redha Bahman Dashti

Lecturer
Physiotherapy
Ahlia University
Bahrain

Biography

Dr. Redha Dashti  graduated with a BSc, PT from Kuwait University in 1992, MSc in Neuro PT Rehabilitation and Vestibular Rehabilitation from MGH-IHP, Boston (1997), and Doctor of Physical Therapy (thesis: Vestibular Rehabilitation) from St. Augustine University, Florida (2007). Dr. Dashti has 22 years of experience as an expert and a consultant in neurology physiotherapy and vestibular rehabilitation. Dr. Dashti is the inventor of the ‘Vertigo Free Device’ with patent number: 1524. He has been working full-time as a Chairperson of the Physiotherapy Department at Ahlia University since April, 2013.  Dr. Dashti had previously worked as a specialized (consultant) physiotherapist in the Ministry of Health (Bahrain) from 1992-2013, and as a part-time senior lecturer at Ahlia University (2004-2013). Dr. Dashti is currently working as a consultant neuro-vestibulo rehab PT in the Therapy Centre (private clinic) since 2011. Dr. Dashti was head of the Allied Licensure Committee at The Ministry of Health (2007-2011), and he was the President of the Bahrain Physical Therapy Association from 2010 to 2012. Since 1997, Dr. Dashti has conducted more than 40 international workshops in Neuro-Rehab and Vestibulo-Rehab specialties, and has been awarded in these different fields accordingly. Dr. Dashti has been invited as a keynote speaker in many international conferences as well.

Research Interest

Dr. Dashti is highly interested in the field Neurology Physiotherapy assessment and rehabilitation (i.e., Stroke Rehab, Parkinson Rehab), Balance, and Vestibular Rehabilitation: i.e., BPPV, Vestibulopathy Rehabilitation.

Publications

  • BPPV. Bahrain Physical Therapy Magazine. October 2000 issue.

  • Stroke Booklet. October 2010. Bahrain Physical Therapy association.

  • BPPV: instructions and exercises. Educational Flyer. In Arabic.( 2007)

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