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 this new and exciting work!
In this episode, the ANPT Brain Injury SIG speaks with the authors of one of the January Edition articles of the JNPT. The article was titled, “Factors Associated With Physical Therapy Engagement During the Period of Posttraumatic Amnesia.” Four of the five authors- doctors Courtney Spiteri, Gavin Williams, Michelle Kahn, and Adam McKay- spoke with us for this episode.
For more information on the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy and the Brain Injury SIG, visit www.neuropt.org
Dr. Robert Landel is a professor of clinical physical therapy in University of Southern California Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy (at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC), where he is the director of PT residency and fellowship programs.His clinical interests have been in cervicogenic dizziness and the diagnostic dilemma and management challenge posed by patients with persistent post-concussion symptoms. He has multiple courses developed for clinicians on his website https://skill-works.thinkific.com
This podcast discusses the causes, examination and intervention strategies for people with cervicogenic dizziness.Below are the links to the citations in the podcast
Discussion of the January 2022 JNPT article interview: “Fluid Cognition Relates to Locomotor Switching in Neurotypical Adults, Not Individuals After Stroke.”: Balance and Falls SIG – Episode 9
In this episode from the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Balance and Falls Special Interest Group, Dr. Julie Schwertfeger interviews Dr. Darcy Reisman, Department Chair, Professor, and Academic Director, Neurologic & Older Adult Clinic at the University of Delaware. We discuss the research study, key concepts and measures used, and implications of the results for clinical practice.
Strategies to Advance Practice – with Elissa Held Bradford
In this episode, we highlight the article “Health Promotion and Wellness in Neurologic Physical Therapy: Strategies to Advance Practice” from the April 2022 issue of JNPT by Rafferty, et. al. Parm is joined by one of the authors, Elissa Held Bradford, to discuss how to implement health promotion and wellness topics into daily PT practice. They expand on the role of health promotion and wellness across multiple practice settings and delve into the healthcare delivery models outlined in the paper.
The Degenerative Disease Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org
A Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for PT management of PD was recently published in the Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Journal in December, 2021. In this episode, Parm talks to Miriam Rafferty, an author of the CPG and co-chair of the CPG knowledge translation task force, about the development of this new guideline. They discuss the goals of the CPG and highlights intervention featured in the paper, as well as nuances about application to PT practice. This podcast gives both an introduction to the CPG for listeners who haven’t read it, and “behind the scenes” insights for listeners who have.
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 and Uzair Hammad, PT, DPT as we learn more about this new and exciting work!
If you wish to reach our speakers via social media: Andrew Smith Twitter: @DrAndrewCSmith Enrico Rejc Twitter: @VOParalysis (Victory over Paralysis)
Host Diron Cassidy, PT, GCS is joined by Courtney Hall PT, PhD and Wendy Carender, PT, NCS to discuss the recently published update of the clinical practice guideline for vestibular rehabilitation for peripheral vestibular hypofunction. Dr. Hall is a Research Health Scientist at the Mountain Home Hearing and Balance Research Program at the James Quillen VA Medical Center and Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at East Tennessee State University. Ms. Carender is a physical therapist in the Department of Otolaryngology, Michigan Medicine, in the University of Michigan Health System. Both are co-authors of the updated clinical practice guideline, which is published online and will be in the April issue of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy.
For more resources for the updated clinical practice guideline visit neuropt.org.
Host Puja Agarwal PT, DPT, MHA is joined by Michael Schubert PT, PhD, FAPTA and Bela Buki MD, PhD to discuss their upcoming article “Prevalence of and Theoretical Explanation for Type 2 Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. This will be published in the April edition of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy.
The Vestibular Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – neuropt.org.
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. Listen to this episode to