Redha Bahman Dashti
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.
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.
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)