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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

DD SIG: CSM 2020 Award Winner: Effort-Based Decision-Making for Exercise in People with PD with Cristina Colon-Semenza– Bonus Episode

In this second of four CSM bonus episodes, Parm talks to Dr. Cristina Colon-Semenza about her work investigating decision making and response to rewards for exercise in people with PD. This research was the basis for a poster presentation that won the DD SIG’s Best Basic/Applied Science Poster Award at APTA’s CSM 2020. The Degenerative Diseases […]

CSM 2020 Award Winner: Clinical Utility of the Single-Leg Calf Raise in People with MS with Paul Kline and Mark Manago – Bonus Episode

In this first of four CSM bonus episodes, Parm talks to Dr. Paul Kline and Dr. Mark Manago about their work investigating the relationship between single leg calf raise test with dynamometry and with clinical measures of gait in people with MS. This research was the basis for a platform presentation that won the DD SIG […]

DD SIG: Decision Making in Community Exercise Classes with Tara McIsaac- Episode 11

In this episode, Parm talks to Dr. Tara McIsaac about her recent study outlining characteristics of people with PD that determined exercise class prescription. Tara and Parm review the study results, including a group of clinical tests that may help PTs refer to appropriate programs. They also discuss the importance and logistics of communication between […]

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Carey Holleran and George Hornby about the Locomotor Training CPG – Episode 4

In this episode of Discussions in Spinal Cord Injury Science (DiSCIS), we interview Carey Holleran, PT, DHS, NCS and George Hornby, PT, PhD about their recent publication: Hornby TG, Reisman DS, Ward IG, et al. Clinical practice guideline to improve locomotor function following chronic stroke, incomplete spinal cord injury, and brain injury. J Neur Phys Ther. 2020;44:49-100. Click […]

DD SIG: 4D Episode 10: Rehabilitation for people with Huntington’s Disease with Lori Quinn

In this episode, Dr. Lori Quinn talks to Parm about key features of Huntington’s Disease for PTs to recognize and examine, treatment approaches, and her rehabilitation-based research with this population. This is a great learning opportunity for clinicians familiar with HD as well as those who may see it very rarely (or haven’t seen it […]

ANPT Inspirational Conversation with Dr. Edelle Field-Fote- short version

Dr. Edelle Field Fote discusses with the ANPT Historian Committee why she became a physical therapist, her involvement in ANPT and as editor of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. To listen to the full interview with Dr. Field-Fote click here. To learn more about the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy visit www.neuropt.org

ANPT Inspirational Conversation with Dr. Edelle Field-Fote- full version

Dr. Edelle Field Fote discusses with the ANPT Historian Committee why she became a physical therapist, her involvement in ANPT and as editor of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. To learn more about the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy visit www.neuropt.org