Balance and Falls SIG: Music Therapy in Balance Rehabilitation with Brian Harris – Episode 2

Episode 2 is an interview with Brian Harris, the CEO and Founder of MedRhythms. He discusses the foundation of music in rehabilitation of balance in neurologic patients and the work of their organization. For more information on music rehabilitation visit MedRhythms  and read the article Thaut, M. H., Rice, R. R., Braun Janzen, T., Hurt-Thaut, C. P., & McIntosh, G. C. (2019). Rhythmic auditory stimulation for reduction of falls in Parkinson’s disease: a randomized controlled study. Clinical Rehabilitation33(1), 34

The Balance and Falls Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

Balance and Falls SIG: Pupillometry in Balance Research with Melike Kahya – Episode 1

Episode 1 is an interview with Melike Kahya, a graduate student at the University of Kansas who is completing her dissertation. Her research uses pupillometry and the assessment of balance and posture in healthy adults and people with Parkinson’s Disease.

Learn more here about the poster Melike presented at CSM 2020.
The Balance & Falls Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

Degenerative Diseases SIG: Virtual reality in rehabilitation & updates from the International Neurologic PT Association with Judy Deutsch – Episode 6

In this 4D: Deep Dive into Degenerative Diseases podcast, we interview Judy Deutsch about her research using virtual reality in PT, as well as practical considerations and applications for clinicians with access to all levels of technology. We also talk to Judy about her role as the president of the evolving International Neurological Physical Therapy Association and how physical therapists can collaborate internationally to share resources on common areas of interest.

For show notes click here.

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

Degenerative Diseases SIG: PT Movement Disorders Fellowship & Private Neurologic PT Practice with Julie Hershberg – Episode 5

In our fifth episode of 4D: Deep Dive into Degenerative Diseases podcast, we talk to Dr. Julie Hershberg, who with her company Re+active PT, started the first ever PT Movement Disorders Fellowship. Julie also tells us about her journey opening her private neurological PT practice in the Los Angeles area, and talks about using social media and online education to enhance collaboration between neurologic physical therapists.

For show notes click here.

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

Vestibular Rehabilitation SIG: Vestibular Function and Testing – Episode 48

Doctor Alaina Bassett, AuD., PhD., CCC-A and Doctor Jessie Patterson, AuD., PhD., CCC-A join host Nikki DiSalvio, PT DPT, MS to discuss the function of the vestibular system and vestibular diagnostic testing. This podcast will review the role of audiologists in vestibular testing and how clinicians can utilize the results from vestibular testing to guide their clinical practice.

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

Degenerative Diseases SIG: Expertise in Neurologic Physical Therapy with Evan Cohen – Bonus Episode

Check out a quick snip-it from our conversation with Evan Cohen that didn’t make it into Podcast #4!
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The Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

Degenerative Diseases SIG: Fatigue and Fatigability with Evan Cohen – Episode 4

In our fourth episode of 4D: Deep Dive into Degenerative Diseases podcast, we talk to Dr. Evan Cohen about his work in people with multiple sclerosis and its application to other degenerative diseases regarding assessment and treatment of fatigability.

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

Vestibular Rehabilitation SIG: Causes and Characteristics of Visually Induced Motion Sickness – Episode 47

Host Puneet Dhaliwal, PT, DPT, NCS is joined by Dr. Beharang Keshavarz, PhD in a discussion on the causes and characteristics of Visually Induced Motion Sickness. They discuss how visually induced motion sickness (VIMS) is a sensation very similar to traditional motion sickness, with the difference being that physical movement is usually limited or absent during VIMS.

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

Vestibular Rehabilitation SIG: Implication of vestibular input to the hippocampus on vestibular rehabilitation – Episode 46

Host Puneet Dhaliwal, PT, DPT, NCS is joined by Dr. Paul Smith, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, to discuss the implications of vestibular input to the hippocampus on vestibular rehabilitation.

They will discuss how a steady accumulation of evidence suggests that vestibular lesions not just effect oculomotor and postural reflexes in humans but also may lead to cognitive deficits.

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

Degenerative Diseases SIG: Motor Learning in Parkinson’s Disease with Lee Dibble – Episode 3

In this episode of 4D: Deep Dive into Degenerative Diseases podcast, our host Parm Padgett talks to Dr. Lee Dibble from the University of Utah about motor learning in people with Parkinson’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Our discussion centers around how motor learning applies to balance tasks, including reactive balance. We also review the research about the impact of medication on motor learning.

For show notes click here.

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