Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Bonus Conversation with Kathleen Martin Ginis about Behavior Change Theory – Episode 6

In this episode, we continue our conversation with Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis as we chat about behavior change theory: the Health Action Process Approach (HAPA) , the Behavior Change Wheel, and why the Transtheoretical Model of Change is old news.

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

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Kathleen Martin Ginis about the International SCI Exercise Guidelines – Episode 5

In this episode of DiSCIS, we talk to Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis about her paper: Hoekstra F, McBride CB, Borisoff J, Fetterly MJ, Ginis S, Latimer-Cheung AE, Ma JK, Maffin J, Mah L, West CR, Willms R, Martin Ginis KA. Translating the international spinal cord injury exercise guidelines into community and clinical practice guidelines: a Canadian evidence-informed resource. Spinal Cord. 2020;58:647-657.

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

DD SIG: Movement Discovery with Beth Fisher – Episode 13

In this episode, Parm talks to Beth Fisher about her 2019 John H.P. Maley Lecture ““Beyond Limits: Unmasking Potential Through Movement Discovery.” Dr. Fisher gives examples across diagnoses of how to integrate exploration of the patient’s implicit movement choices into PT assessment and treatment. We also gain insight into some of her groundbreaking work with people with Parkinson’s Disease. Join us as we learn how to push our patients to their full potential by challenging their existing movement strategies. The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy- www.neuropt.org.  

Vestibular Rehabilitation SIG: Community Awareness of Vestibular Rehabilitation- Episode 51

Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT is joined by Puja Agarwal PT, DPT, MHA in discussion to education the community on why physical therapists are the providers of choice in the treatment of patients with vestibular conditions. This podcast is designed to be shared with members of the public as a way to educate them on what vestibular rehabilitation is, what to expect at a physical therapy appointment, how the vestibular system works, what treatments may be used, what diagnoses may lead to a referral to vestibular rehabilitation and how to proceed if someone thinks they may benefit from vestibular rehabilitation.

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

Vestibular Rehabilitation SIG: Superior Canal Dehiscence- Episode 50

Join our Superior Canal Dehiscence podcast with Vestibular SIG member Ethan Hood, PT, DPT interviewing content expert Dr. Michael Ruckenstein. Dr. Ruckenstein is a neurotologist and  the Vice Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology and Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA.

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

Vestibular Rehabilitation SIG: Concussion Clinical Practice Guideline – Episode 49

Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT, OCS, Cert MDT is joined by Karen McCulloch PT, PhD, FAPTA, NCS in a discussion on the release of the Concussion Clinical Practice Guideline in April 2020.

To learn more about the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Vestibular Special Interest Group visit www.neuropt.org.

DD SIG: Episode 12: Evidence-based Recommendations for Exercise and Physical Therapy in Huntington’s Disease with Ann Kloos and Deb Kegelmeyer

In this episode, to ring out HD Awareness Month, Katy talks to Ann Kloos and Deb Kegelmeyer about the most up-to-date recommendations for exercise and physical therapy for people with Huntington’s disease. It is chock-full of the latest information for clinicians treating patients with HD, whether experienced or novice. We hope you enjoy it!

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

DD SIG: CSM 2020 Award Winner: Effects of a 6-week Cognitively Challenging Agility Exercise Program in People with Parkinson’s Disease with Laurie King – Bonus Episode

In this final of four CSM bonus episodes, Katy talks to Dr. Laurie King about her study on the impact of an exercise intervention in people with PD on the MiniBEST, freezing of gait, gait mechanics, dual task function, and patient-reported outcomes. They discuss the ins and outs of the study including who responded best and details of the agility bootcamp intervention. They also delve into Laurie and her colleagues’ upcoming research on turning in people with PD. This research was the basis for a platform presentation that won the DD SIG’s Best Platform Award at APTA’s CSM 2020. The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org

Stroke SIG: Locomotor CPG Discussion – Episode 9

In this episode, Cory Hall has a conversation with Dr. George Hornby, Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Indiana University. He is the primary author of the 2020 Clinical Practice Guideline to Improve Locomotor Function Following Chronic Stroke, Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury, and Brain Injury. In this engaging conversation you will learn direct clinical tips and tricks to help you in your clinical practice to improve locomotor function. The full article can be found on the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. Find additional resources at this website: http://www.neuropt.org/practice-resources/anpt-clinical-practice-guidelines/locomotor-training-cpg

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

DD SIG: CSM 2020 Award Winner: Utilization of Manual Therapy to Address Pain and Functional Impairments in Parkinson’s Disease with Lindsay White Walston – Bonus Episode

In this third of four CSM bonus episodes, Parm talks to Lindsay White Walston about her case series that combined manual therapy with additional intervention for gait and balance for people with PD. Lindsay tells us how she combines her orthopedic and neurologic clinical specialties to improve outcomes for patients. This case series was the basis for a poster presentation that won the DD SIG’s Best Clinical Poster Award at APTA’s CSM 2020. The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.