ANPT Locomotor Function: Therapist Beliefs

In this ANPT podcast, Locomotor Function Knowledge Translation Task Force members Maghan Bretz and Ryan Gorecki discuss their experiences with common Therapist Belief barriers to implementing high intensity gait training, and provide recommendations for addressing them.

For more information on the Locomotor CPG and resources visit the ANPT website.

Vestibular SIG: Case Study of a patient with SCI and BPPV- Episode 55

Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT, OCS is joined by Nikki DiSalvio PT, DPT, NCS in a case study discussion of an acute rehabilitation patient with SCI and BPPV.

This podcast was edited on May 28th to correct the statement to semi prone at the 9:04 mark of the podcast.

The Vestibular Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

DD SIG: Multidisciplinary Care in Complex Diseases with Katey Burke and Stacey Sullivan- Episode 21

What is it like working as a therapist in a multidisciplinary clinic? How is the integrated model of care applied to complex degenerative diseases? Learn this and more as Parm interviews physical therapist Katey Burke and speech-language pathologist Stacey Sullivan about their experience working in a multidisciplinary clinic for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Together they dive into the ins & outs of patient-centered care, including coordination and communication, billing, and initiating difficult conversations with patients.  

The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Bonus Conversation with Jonathan Tsay and Nayo Hill about pursuing a DPT and PhD – Episode 10

In this episode, we talk to Jonathan (JT) Tsay, PT, DPT and Nayo Hill, PT, DPT, PhD about their experiences pursuing both a DPT and a PhD.

The Spinal Cord Injury Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org

DD SIG: Moving Forward with Patty Scheets – Episode 20

In this episode, Parm and Patty Scheets take a step back and discuss the big picture of our profession, including utilizing practice-based evidence to establish standards of care and drive our practice forward. In addition to getting an in-depth look at Patty’s clinical experience, we take a deeper dive into the challenge of stepping out of your comfort zone to grow as a clinician. Listen in to discover the inspiration for “Moving Forward” from JNPT’s January 2021 Presidents Perspective and join us as we learn how to prove our value as physical therapists!

The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

Stroke SIG & JNPT Collaboration: Discussing the Clinical Practice Guideline for the Use of Ankle Foot Orthoses and Functional Electrical Stimulation Post Stroke – Episode 14

In this episode, the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT) partners with the ANPT Stroke Special Interest Group for an interview with Dr. Therese Johnston and Dr. Lisa Brown conducted by host Jackie Loeshelle. Drs. Johnston and Brown are authors of a recently released clinical practice guideline examining the use of ankle foot orthoses and functional electrical stimulation for individuals post-stroke. Their article is included in the April 2021 issue of JNPT.

Find more about the CPG here: https://www.neuropt.org/practice-resources/anpt-clinical-practice-guidelines/AFO_FES-post-stroke

Vestibular SIG: The Mystique of PPPD – Episode 54

Host Puja Agarwal, PT, DPT, MHA is joined by guest speaker and world renowned researcher Dr. Jeffery Staab, MD, MS in a discussion on Persistent Postural Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD) or the The Mystique of PPPD. He offers pearls of wisdom on diagnostic criteria, intervention options and future research on the same.

The Vestibular Rehabilitation Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Jonathan Tsay about early-phase clinical research – Episode 9

In this episode, we talk to Jonathan (JT) Tsay about his recent paper: Tsay JS, Winstein CJ. Five features to look for in early-phase clinical intervention studies. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2021;35:3-9.

The Spinal Cord Injury Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

Transcription of this podcast can be found here: https://app.box.com/s/62d6za8i692rov46pz7gd5zbaappezks.

DD SIG: CSM 2021 Award Winner: The Effects of Backward Cycling on Posterior Protective Stepping Responses in People with Parkinson Disease with Suzanne O’Neal

In this CSM bonus episode, Rebecca talks to Dr. Suzanne O’Neal about her work using backward cycling as a treatment strategy for people with PD. Suzanne and Rebecca discuss the ins and outs of testing backward stepping, the study’s results, and how to incorporate this treatment approach into your practice. This research was the basis for a platform presentation that won the DD SIG Platform Award at APTA’s CSM 2021. 

The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org

Balance & Falls SIG: Dr. Debbie Espy Interview – Episode 8

In this episode from the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Balance and Falls Special Interest Group, Dr. Julie Schwertfeger interviews Dr. Debbie Espy, Associate Professor in the School of Health Sciences & Center for Human Machine Systems at Cleveland State University, and Chair of the Balance and Fall SIG. We discuss her PT background, early influences and mentors, and clinical application of her novel research and validation of her clinical measure, the Rate of Perceived Stability.

Please email any questions to BalanceFallsSIG@gmail.com.

The Balance and Falls Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.