DD SIG: Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) 2024 Preview – Bonus Episode 

In this episode of 4D, hosts Parm Padgett and 4D student intern Shannon Brown talk through the degenerative disease programming scheduled for CSM 2024. If you’re going to CSM this February, tune in while you travel, or even while you commute from your hotel in the morning to get some inspiration for what to see each day. We at 4D hope to see you there!  

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

 

Learn more about CSM and the programming discussed by visiting the CSM website: https://www.apta.org/csm   

This is for informational and educational purposes only. It should not be used as a substitute for clinical decision making. The Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy and its collaborators disclaim any liability to any party for any loss or damage by errors or omissions in this publication. The views or opinions expressed are those of the individual creators and do not necessarily represent the position of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy

SCI SIG: Chats Episode # 7

It’s that time of year again! Join Kristen Cezat and SCI SIG chair, Casey Kandilakis, as they discuss this year’s content and events for CSM 2024 in Boston, MA February 15-17.  Learn about neurology and spinal cord injury content that you won’t want to miss as well as opportunities to meet the SCI SIG leadership at various events to see what the SIG is all about!

DD SIG Episode 47: Friedreich’s Ataxia with Jeannie Stephenson and Staci Shearin

In this installment of our series on rare neurologic diseases, Christina Burke talks with Jeannie Stephenson and Staci Shearin about Friedreich’s Ataxia, a progressive, autosomal recessive hereditary multi-system neurodegenerative disease that impacts approximately 1 in 40,000 people in the U.S. Jeannie and Staci cover assessment, PT treatment and prognosis for people with this unique diagnosis that causes significant balance and gait challenges.  

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

Show notes available here :

https://www.neuropt.org/docs/default-source/degenerative-diseases-sig/4d-podcast-show-notes—2019/ddsig-podcast-show-notes-2023/show-notes—episode-47-jeannie-stephenson-staci-shearin.pdf

Stroke SIG: “Walking Adaptability after a Stroke and Its Assessment in Clinical Settings”: Episode 23

In this episode, host Marissa Moran, PT, DPT is joined by author (and current Stroke SIG Nominating Committee Member!) Dr. Chitra Balasubramanian, PT, PhD, CEEAA to discuss her research article titled “Walking Adaptability after a Stroke and Its Assessment in Clinical Settings”. Dr. Balasubramanian was awarded the Stroke SIG Research Award in 2022. Dr. Balasubramanian discusses the importance of walking adaptability within the realm of stroke recovery and why assessment of this construct matters.

The information in this podcast is meant for the benefit of physical therapists. It is not meant for personal medical diagnosis and/or treatment. Individuals should always consult an appropriate medical practitioner with questions.

This is for informational and educational purposes only. It does not constitute and should not be used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, rehabilitation, or treatment. Patients and other members of the general public should always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare professional regarding personal health and medical conditions. The Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy and its collaborators disclaim any liability to any party for any loss or damage by errors or omissions in this publication. The views or opinions expressed are those of the individual creators and do not necessarily represent the position of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy.

Please send comments or questions on this podcast to the Stroke SIG at strokesig@gmail.com.

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

Balance & Falls SIG: Sara Oxborough from the Telehealth Taskforce

Sara Oxborough, who currently serves on the ANPT Telehealth Task Force and previously served on the MN APTA Telehealth Task force, discusses the October 2023 publication and resources published on the ANPT website from the ANPT Telehealth Taskforce.

Addressing Opportunities and Barriers in Telehealth Neurologic Physical Therapy: Strategies to Advance Practice

Neuro Telehealth best practice from the ANPT

Other article discussed:

Telerehabilitation for Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease and a History of Falls: A Pilot Study

Please send comments or questions on this podcast to balancefallsig@gmail.com

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

Essential Entry-Level Competencies to Prepare Clinicians for Success in Neurologic Physical
Therapy Practice

In this episode, we speak to Dorian Rose, one of the authors of the recently published article on
essential competencies in entry-level neurologic physical therapist education (article video link:
https://links.lww.com/JNPT/A427). Dr. Rose discusses the benefits of competency-based
education for a variety of critical areas, including accountability and flexibility. She explains how
the seven essential competency domains can guide academic and clinical educators to support
clinical development in neurologic practice.


References:
Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy. ANPT Essential Competencies for Neurologic Physical
Therapist Education. https://neuropt.org/education/physical-therapy-educators/anpt-essential-
competencies-for-neurologic-physical-therapist-education
Bradford ECH, Fell N, Zablotny CM, Rose DK. Essential Competencies in Entry-Level Neurologic
Physical Therapist Education. J Neurol Phys Ther. 2023;47(3):174-183.
https://links.lww.com/JNPT/A427.
Graham ID, Logan J, Harrison MB, et al. Lost in knowledge translation: time for a map? J Contin
Educ Health Prof. 2006;26(1):13-24
Timmerberg JF, Chesbro SB, Jensen GM, Dole RL, Jette DU. Competency-Based Education and
Practice in Physical Therapy: It’s Time to Act!. Phys Ther. 2022;102(5):pzac018.
doi:10.1093/ptj/pzac018

Change Takes Time, Give Yourself Grace

Parm Padgett of the Moving Forward Taskforce talks with Wendy Romney about her experiences with changing practice through curriculum changes. Listen to hear how personal experience, modeling the change you want to see and ways to address de-implementation with colleagues can be implemented slowly and incrementally to move through a continuous improvement model.

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: DiSCIS Interview with Dr. Jenny Lotter-Episode 17

In this episode, we will be speaking with Dr. Jenny Lotter about her group’s paper titled, “Task specific vs impairment based training on locomotor performance in individuals with chronic SCI: A randomized crossover study.” Join us to hear about this exciting work!

Article link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmid/32476619/

Please send comments or questions on this podcast to the APTA ANPT SCI SIG at anptscisig@gmail.com

The SCI SIG is part of the APTA Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy. Please visit www.neuropt.org

SCI SIG: Chats Episode # 6

In this episode, we will talk with three physical therapists, Lauren Jefferies, Uzair Hammad, and Brittany Rohan about what drew them into spinal cord injury rehabilitation as students, during neurological residency, and what keeps them coming back to SCI rehab years later.

Please send comments or questions on this podcast to the APTA ANPT SCI SIG at anptscisig@gmail.com

The SCI SIG is a part of the APTA Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy.

www.neuropt.org

DD SIG Episode 46: Post-Polio Syndrome with Carolyn DaSilva

In this installment of our series on rare neurologic diseases, Ken Vinacco talks with Carolyn DaSilva about post-polio syndrome (PPS), which can occur in polio survivors 15-20 years after the initial poliomyelitis infection. The constellation of symptoms include new or worsening weakness, pain, and fatigue. Ken and Carolyn also discuss bracing and exercise recommendations in this population.  Listen in to learn more about this unique population!

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


Show notes available here:

https://www.neuropt.org/docs/default-source/degenerative-diseases-sig/4d-podcast-show-notes—2019/ddsig-podcast-show-notes-2023/show-notes—episode-46-carolyn-dasilva.pdf