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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Degenerative Diseases SIG: Virtual reality in rehabilitation & updates from the International Neurologic PT Association with Judy Deutsch – Episode 6

In this 4D: Deep Dive into Degenerative Diseases podcast, we interview Judy Deutsch about her research using virtual reality in PT, as well as practical considerations and applications for clinicians with access to all levels of technology. We also talk to Judy about her role as the president of the evolving International Neurological Physical Therapy …