Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Candy Tefertiller about Transcutaneous Electrical Spinal Cord Stimulation – Episode 3

In this episode of Discussions in Spinal Cord Injury Science (DiSCIS), we interview Candy Tefertiller, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS about Transcutaneous Electrical Spinal Cord Stimulation. For more information, refer to: Taccola G, et al. And yet it moves: recovery of volitional control after spinal cord injury. Prog Neurobiol. 2018;160:64-81. The Spinal Cord Injury Special Interest Group […]

Degenerative Diseases SIG: 4D’s CSM 2020 Preview- Bonus Episode

Join hosts Parm Padgett and Katy McGraw as they discuss the degenerative disease-related programming coming to CSM this year, with sneak preview clips from prior guests of the show and SIG members. The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

Degenerative Diseases SIG: Understanding the Movement System Diagnosis with Kathy Gill-Body – Episode 9

In this episode, we talk to Kathy Gill-Body about her role on the Movement System Diagnosis task force. Kathy shares her impressions and applications of the movement system, including how she uses it in her clinical practice, and future directions for movement system diagnosis. She also shares her journey as a physical therapist involved in […]

Stroke SIG: Constraint Induced Movement Therapy – Episode 8

Dr. Stephen Page OTR/L, PhD joins us to discuss constraint induced movement therapy (CIMT) after stroke. Listen as he discusses the benefits of CIMT and some of his research involving a modified CIMT program. The Spinal Cord Injury Special Interest Group is a part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy, www.neuropt.org.


Balance and Falls SIG: Trialliance CSM Presentation – Episode 4

Podcast 4 is an interview with the Trialliance of Balance & Falls SIG Chairs representing the APTA Geriatric, Neurologic, and Oncology Academies.  The SIG Chairs talk about what led them to join forces and to create a course & handout that was presented at CSM 2020 in Colorado.   The Balance and Falls Special Interest Group […]

Balance and Falls SIG: Stroke Balance and Locomotion Research with James Finley – Episode 3

Podcast 3 is an interview with Laboratory Director, James Finley about the stroke balance and locomotion research being done at USC’s Locomotor Control Lab. He shares thoughts on mentors and influences that led him to his current research projects while highlighting the current research related to stroke and locomotor learning and adaptation after stroke. The […]

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Discussion on Neuromodulation with Dr. Monica Perez – Episode 2

In this episode of Discussions in Spinal Cord Injury Science (DiSCIS), Rachel Tappan, PT, DPT interviews Dr. Monica Perez, Scientific Chair of Arms and Hands Lab at the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab in Chicago. The discussion focuses on neuromodulation and Dr. Perez’s work. For further reading, check out: Christiansen L, Perez MA. Targeted-plasticity in the […]

Degenerative Diseases SIG: Bridging the Gap Between Research, Data Collection and the Clinic with Ryan Duncan – Episode 8

On the 4D: Deep Dive into Degenerative Diseases podcast Ryan Duncan talks to first-time host Katy McGraw about his career path from an entry-level PT working as an outcomes assessor to a primary investigator on his own clinical studies. Along the way, he gives great advice on how to use research methodology to improve clinical […]

Degenerative Diseases SIG: Cerebellar ataxia: neurophysiology, assessment and treatment with Amy Bastian – Episode 7

In this 4D: Deep Dive into Degenerative Diseases podcast, host, Parm Padgett geeks out about the cerebellum with Dr. Amy Bastian of the Kennedy Krieger Institute. It is chock full of clinical pearls and bottom lines! You will hear one of our preeminent researchers of the cerebellum discuss how the cerebellum influences movement, neuroplasticity of […]

Balance and Falls SIG: Music Therapy in Balance Rehabilitation with Brian Harris – Episode 2

Episode 2 is an interview with Brian Harris, the CEO and Founder of MedRhythms. He discusses the foundation of music in rehabilitation of balance in neurologic patients and the work of their organization. For more information on music rehabilitation visit MedRhythms  and read the article Thaut, M. H., Rice, R. R., Braun Janzen, T., Hurt-Thaut, […]