DD SIG: CSM 2020 Award Winner: Effort-Based Decision-Making for Exercise in People with PD with Cristina Colon-Semenza– Bonus Episode

In this second of four CSM bonus episodes, Parm talks to Dr. Cristina Colon-Semenza about her work investigating decision making and response to rewards for exercise in people with PD. This research was the basis for a poster presentation that won the DD SIG’s Best Basic/Applied Science Poster Award at APTA’s CSM 2020. The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org

CSM 2020 Award Winner: Clinical Utility of the Single-Leg Calf Raise in People with MS with Paul Kline and Mark Manago – Bonus Episode

In this first of four CSM bonus episodes, Parm talks to Dr. Paul Kline and Dr. Mark Manago about their work investigating the relationship between single leg calf raise test with dynamometry and with clinical measures of gait in people with MS. This research was the basis for a platform presentation that won the DD SIG Platform Presentation Award at APTA’s CSM 2020. The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

DD SIG: Decision Making in Community Exercise Classes with Tara McIsaac- Episode 11

In this episode, Parm talks to Dr. Tara McIsaac about her recent study outlining characteristics of people with PD that determined exercise class prescription. Tara and Parm review the study results, including a group of clinical tests that may help PTs refer to appropriate programs. They also discuss the importance and logistics of communication between PTs and other exercise professionals. If you’re interested in community exercise in this population, this is a great listen! The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

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 here for the CPG document.

The SCI SIG is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org

DD SIG: 4D Episode 10: Rehabilitation for people with Huntington’s Disease with Lori Quinn

In this episode, Dr. Lori Quinn talks to Parm about key features of Huntington’s Disease for PTs to recognize and examine, treatment approaches, and her rehabilitation-based research with this population. This is a great learning opportunity for clinicians familiar with HD as well as those who may see it very rarely (or haven’t seen it at all yet!). Lori also gives some great clinical pearls that apply to working with patients with any rare neurological condition. 

For show notes click here.

Click here for courses on the ANPT Synapse Education Center on  Huntington’s Disease.

The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

ANPT Inspirational Conversation with Dr. Edelle Field-Fote- short version

Dr. Edelle Field Fote discusses with the ANPT Historian Committee why she became a physical therapist, her involvement in ANPT and as editor of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy.

To listen to the full interview with Dr. Field-Fote click here.

To learn more about the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy visit www.neuropt.org

ANPT Inspirational Conversation with Dr. Edelle Field-Fote- full version

Dr. Edelle Field Fote discusses with the ANPT Historian Committee why she became a physical therapist, her involvement in ANPT and as editor of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy.

For a transcript of this conversation click here.

To learn more about the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy visit www.neuropt.org

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Candy Tefertiller about Transcutaneous Electrical Spinal Cord Stimulation – Episode 3

In this episode of Discussions in Spinal Cord Injury Science (DiSCIS), we interview Candy Tefertiller, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS about Transcutaneous Electrical Spinal Cord Stimulation. For more information, refer to: Taccola G, et al. And yet it moves: recovery of volitional control after spinal cord injury. Prog Neurobiol. 2018;160:64-81.

The Spinal Cord Injury Special Interest Group is a part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy, www.neuropt.org.

Degenerative Diseases SIG: 4D’s CSM 2020 Preview- Bonus Episode

Join hosts Parm Padgett and Katy McGraw as they discuss the degenerative disease-related programming coming to CSM this year, with sneak preview clips from prior guests of the show and SIG members.

The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

Degenerative Diseases SIG: Understanding the Movement System Diagnosis with Kathy Gill-Body – Episode 9

In this episode, we talk to Kathy Gill-Body about her role on the Movement System Diagnosis task force. Kathy shares her impressions and applications of the movement system, including how she uses it in her clinical practice, and future directions for movement system diagnosis. She also shares her journey as a physical therapist involved in clinical practice, research, and teaching, and how she has been able to make connections and take advantage of a variety of opportunities to develop her interests.

For show notes click here.

To watch free webinars on the Movement System click here to visit the ANPT Synapse Education Center.

The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic
Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.