Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Dr. Giorgio Scivoletto – Episode 13

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Dr. Giorgio Scivoletto about his group’s paper “Reliability and validity of the international standards for neurological classification of spinal cord injury in patients with non-traumatic spinal cord lesions” published in Spinal Cord in 2021.  Join DiSCIS hosts Kristen Cezat, PT, DPT, NCS and Uzair Hammad, PT, DPT as we learn more about …

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Andrew Smith and Enrico Rejc about Spinal Cord Imaging Markers and Recovery – Episode 12

Interview with Dr. Andrew Smith, PT, DPT, Ph.D. and Dr. Enrico Rejc, Ph.D about their paper recently published in the Experimental Brain Research. Their paper is titled “Spinal cord imaging markers and recovery of standing with epidural stimulation in individuals with clinically motor complete spinal cord injury.” Join DiSCIS hosts Kristen Cezat, PT, DPT, NCS …

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Emily Fox and Kate Cavka about Respiratory Rehabilitation and Diaphragm Pacing – Episode 11

In this episode, we talk to Emily Fox, PT, DPT, PhD and Kate Cavka, PT, DPT, NCS about respiratory rehabilitation and diaphragm pacing after spinal cord injury and their recent paper in the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy titled “Diaphragm Pacing and a Model for Respiratory Rehabilitation After Spinal Cord Injury.” The Spinal Cord Injury …

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Bonus Conversation with Jonathan Tsay and Nayo Hill about pursuing a DPT and PhD – Episode 10

In this episode, we talk to Jonathan (JT) Tsay, PT, DPT and Nayo Hill, PT, DPT, PhD about their experiences pursuing both a DPT and a PhD. The Spinal Cord Injury Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org. Transcription of this podcast can be found here: https://app.box.com/s/dchru2gu7j0fkqt57mnuycn8bwlcoj9z.

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Jonathan Tsay about early-phase clinical research – Episode 9

In this episode, we talk to Jonathan (JT) Tsay about his recent paper: Tsay JS, Winstein CJ. Five features to look for in early-phase clinical intervention studies. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2021;35:3-9. The Spinal Cord Injury Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org. Transcription of this podcast can be …

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Kristin Musselman about Reactive Balance – Episode 8

In this episode, we talk to Kristin Musselman, BSc, BscPT, MSc, PhD about reactive balance after SCI and the results of the recent paper: Chan K, Lee JW, Unger J, Yoo J, Masani K, Musselman K. Reactive stepping after a forward fall in people living with incomplete spinal cord injury or disease. Spinal Cord. 2020;58:185-193. …

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Milap Sandhu about Acute Intermittent Hypoxia – Episode 7

In this episode, we talk to Milap Sandhu, PT, PhD about Acute Intermittent Hypoxia and drug-induced neuromodulation and the results of his recent paper: Sandhu MS,Gray E, Kocherginsky M, Jayaraman A, Mitchell GS, Rymer WZ. Prednisolone pretreatment enhances intermittent hypoxia-induced plasticity in persons with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2019;33:911-921. The Spinal …

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 …

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 …

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 …