DD SIG: Fall Prevention and Fall Risk in Wheelchair Users with Multiple Sclerosis – with Debbie Backus and Laura Rice – Episode 33

In this episode of 4D, we talk with Dr. Debbie Backus from the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, GA and Dr. Laura Rice from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign about their abundance of research in fall risk and fall prevention for wheelchair users with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Host Chris Burke talks with our guests about what risk factors clinicians should be on the lookout for, what outcome measures to consider, and evidence based intervention strategies for this population. Tune in to learn more from the experts on how to reduce fall risk and optimize function in this unique population.  The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy –www.neuroPT.org 

Show notes: https://www.neuropt.org/docs/default-source/degenerative-diseases-sig/ddsig-episode-33.pdf