Stroke SIG: Sleep in Inpatient Stroke Rehab – Episode 16

In this episode, host Jackie Loeshelle is joined by Dr. Catherine Siengsukon, PT, PhD to discuss her article “Association Between Sleep Duration and Functional Disability in Inpatient Rehabilitation: A Pilot Observational Study”. This interview highlights the important role of sleep in stroke recovery and how physical therapists should aim to assist patients in optimizing sleep. …

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 …

Stroke SIG & JNPT Collaboration: Discussing the Clinical Practice Guideline for the Use of Ankle Foot Orthoses and Functional Electrical Stimulation Post Stroke – Episode 14

In this episode, the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT) partners with the ANPT Stroke Special Interest Group for an interview with Dr. Therese Johnston and Dr. Lisa Brown conducted by host Jackie Loeshelle. Drs. Johnston and Brown are authors of a recently released clinical practice guideline examining the use of ankle foot orthoses and …

Stroke SIG: Mechanical Thrombectomy – Episode 13

For this episode, host Jackie Loeshelle is joined by Dr. Dileep Yavagal, MD to discuss mechanical thrombectomy as a medical intervention for acute onset ischemic stroke. Dr. Yavagal discusses mechanical thrombectomy and its outcomes to allow us as therapists to better understand how it may impact our patients’ progress in rehabilitation. Please send comments or …

Stroke SIG: “Apples to Apples” High Intensity Gait Training Knowledge Translation – Episode 12

This podcast is the fourth installation in the ANPT Stroke SIG’s podcast series about locomotor training.  In this episode, we talk with Dr. Jenni Moore, Dr. Chris Henderson, Dr. Lauren Lenca, and Dr. Elisabeth Bø and examine their project conducted called FIRST (Focused Intensity Repetitive Step Training). This project implemented the evidence-based, as per the …

Stroke SIG: Locomotor CPG Discussion Part III – Episode 11

Host Jackie Loeshelle is joined by members of the Locomotion – Chronic CPG Knowledge Translation Task Force for a Part III discussion on the Locomotor CPG. In this episode, Dr. Carey Holleran and Dr. Maghan Bretz discuss the Intensity Matters Campaign, which provides clinicians with guidance on how to focus on intensity when providing intervention …

Stroke SIG: Locomotor CPG Discussion Part II– Episode 10

Host Jackie Loeshelle is joined by Dr. George Hornby for a Part II discussion on the Locomotor CPG. The Locomotor CPG identifies the most optimal interventions for gait recovery based on current evidence for individuals with chronic stroke, incomplete spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury. This episode delves deeper into the background and design …

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 …

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.

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Stroke SIG: Physical Activity and Exercise After Stroke – Episode 7

Dr. Sandra Billinger, PT, PhD, FAHA Associate Professor at the University of Kansas joins us to talk about physical activity and exercise after stroke. She discusses physical activity levels after stroke, how to encourage patients to be more active, exercise dosage, and exercise testing, including the use of a recumbent stepper to conduct submaximal exercise …

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