DDSIG: Bonus Episode- CSM Poster Award: The Tinetti POMA Discriminates Between Fallers and Non-Fallers in pALS -with Kayla Chomko

In this episode, Chris Burke interviews Kayla Chomko who, along with Jen Canbeck, Lauren Tabor Gray, and Rania Massad, won the DDSIG Best Poster Award at APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting in February 2024.  Chris and Kayla discuss her team’s poster, “The Tinetti Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment Discriminates between Fallers and Non-Fallers in pALS: A Retrospective Study”. They delve into the impetus for and findings from their research, how Kayla utilizes data from outcome measures to facilitate patient discussions in clinic, and what direction future research may take.  

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Show notes available here:—2019/ddsig-podcast-show-notes-2023/csm-award-winners-bonus-episode-2—kayla-chomko.pdf