DD SIG: The Impact of COVID-19 on Community-Based Exercise Classes for People with Parkinson Disease with Mark Mañago- Episode 27

 In this episode, Parm talks to Mark Mañago about his recent publication in PTJ about the changing landscape of community exercise classes. Parm and Mark review the results of the study’s survey that asked exercise class participants with PD and exercise group leaders to identify facilitators and barriers to virtual and in-person class. They also …

Vestibular SIG: CSM 2022 Session Highlights- Episode 60

Puja Agrawal PT, DPT, MHA highlights the sessions that may be of interest to vestibular therapists during the APTA CSM in San Antonio, TX 2/2/22-2/5/22. The Vestibular Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

Concussion Education at CSM 2022: ANPT Concussion KT Taskforce

Join ANPT Concussion Knowledge Translation Taskforce members Ethan Hood and Becky Bliss as they review the concussion educational opportunities scheduled for CSM 2022. To learn more about the work of the Concussion Knowledge Translation Taskforce visit the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy website at neuropt.org

DDSIG: Health Promotion and Wellness – with Rupal Patel – Episode 26

In this episode, Rebecca talks to Rupal Patel, a founding member of the APTA Health Promotion and Wellness Council. They discuss the council and how it relates to patients with degenerative diseases. They highlight different areas of wellness and ideas for promoting healthy lifestyles at the individual, community, and society levels. Don’t miss these practical …

Brain Injury SIG: Brain Bytes – Locomotor CPG Episode 3

In this episode, the ANPT Brain Injury SIG speaks with Estelle Gallo about the locomotor CPG and how it can be utilized in clinical practice particularly in patients with brain injury. Estelle is a clinical specialist at Rusk Rehabilitation NYU Langone Health and serves on the Knowledge Translation Task Force for the locomotor CPG. For …

Stroke SIG & JNPT Collaboration: Discussing Manual Dexterity and its Association with Paretic Upper Extremity Use in Individuals with Stroke Living in the Community – Episode 15

In this episode, the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT) partners with the ANPT Stroke Special Interest Group for an interview with Amanda DeMartino conducted by host Jackie Loeshelle. Dr. DeMartino is an author of a recently published article examining manual dexterity measures and their relationship to use of the paretic upper extremity in individuals …

DDSIG & JNPT Collaboration: Are Mobile Persons With Parkinson Disease Necessarily More Active – with authors Jenna Zajac and Terry Ellis – Episode 25

In this episode, Parm talks to Dr. Zajac and Dr. Ellis about their paper in the October 2021 issue of JNPT “Are Mobile Persons With Parkinson Disease Necessarily More Active?” Parm dives into the methods and results with Dr. Zajac. Then, she zooms out to talk about big picture implications including measuring and defining performance and participation …

DDSIG: Specialty Clinic Care for People with Atypical Parkinson’s Disease/Parkinsonism – with Heather Cianci – Episode 24

In this episode, Katy talks to Heather Cianci, who works in University of Pennsylvania’s COPE (Comprehensive Outpatient Parkinsonism Evaluation) Clinic. They discuss the structure of this and other specialty clinics, the rehabilitation team, and atypical PD diagnoses. They highlight resources, evaluation and treatment strategies for clinicians who provide care to patients with these diagnoses. The …

Vestibular SIG: COVID-19 and Dizziness- Episode 59

Host Ethan Hood, PT, DPT, GCS, NCS is joined in a “roundtable” discussion by Karen Lambert, PT, DPT, NCS, Nicole Miranda, PT, DPT, Dan Sawyer, PT, DPT, and Julie Skrzat, PT DPT, PhD, CCS to discuss dizziness with COVID-19. The Vestibular  Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – neuropt.org. https://www.apta.org/your-practice/outcomes-measurement/covid-19-core-outcome-measures …

DDSIG: Considerations for AFO and FES use: Lessons from the stroke CPG- with Lisa Brown- Episode 23

 In this episode Parm talks to Lisa Brown, an author on the newly released Clinical Practice Guideline for use of Ankle-Foot Orthoses and Functional Electrical Stimulation Post-Stroke. They discuss the CPG development process, as well as what conclusions might be applicable outside of the stroke population including for people with MS and other neurodegenerative conditions. …