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  The Leaders in Treatment for Dizziness and Balance Dysfunction  
             

About Us

The Balance Disorders Institute is a licensed Medicare rehabilitation and balance testing facility that specializes in the treatment of dizziness and balance disorders of vestibular, central and postural origins. Our rehabilitation treatment programs are well known in the Southland communities and throughout the United States. Additionally, we are honored to have served clients from as far away as Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong, China, Ireland, the UK, Australia, Central & South America, Israel, and Saudi Arabia to name a few.

"By far the best rehab institute dedicated to patient recovery
I have ever experienced."
-Clark Espy, MD-Neurologist, Cedars Sinai Medical Center


The Balance Disorders Institute is also actively involved in professional education. We have published several studies and many articles on balance disorders and regularly teach academic and continuing education seminars to physicians and rehabilitation therapists throughout the United States and internationally. We also regularly conduct public education lectures, seminars, and fall prevention screenings.

Hannah Chang, DPT

Before making a career switch to physical therapy, Hannah received her bachelor’s degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn. Hannah lived in NYC for 8 years before moving back to Los Angeles, her hometown. In NYC, she worked at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital, where she gained experience in all of its settings, including outpatient, acute inpatient rehabilitation, and acute bedside, including the intensive care units. Additionally, she worked in the home health care setting with neurological/geriatric patients and outpatient setting for orthopedic conditions. Hannah also has clinical experience in traumatic brain injuries and cardiac rehabilitation.

She is thrilled to have found her home at Balance Disorders Institute.

Sarah Muzzio, DPT

Sarah is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Oakland University in Michigan. Sarah spent one year in a residency program at Beaumont Hospital where she had the opportunity to work side by side with mentors who were board certified in neurological, orthopedic and cardiovascular diagnoses in the outpatient and acute care settings. Sarah has developed a passion for working with patients with neurological and vestibular diagnoses and looks forward to using her passion to help improve her patient’s quality of life.

Jennyfer Oh, DPT

Jennyfer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Human Development at the University of California, San Diego in 2013 and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at West Coast University – Center for Graduate Studies in Los Angeles, California in 2017. She completed an intensive residency program for neurologic physical therapy at Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare and is preparing for the neurologic clinical specialty exam. She is experienced in treating a wide variety of patients with neurologic impairments and has experience in working at all levels of care, from acute care to outpatient rehabilitation. She is involved with the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association, teaching at the local physical therapy universities, and conducting research with use of assistive technologies with neurologic patients. Jennyfer hopes to bring her passion and skills to the Balance Disorders Institute to improve her patient’s quality and life by working together and exploring the true potential of their movement capabilities.