In this episode, host Jackie Loeshelle, PT, DPT is joined by Michelle Sawtelle, PT, PhD. Dr. Sawtelle currently serves on the Stroke SIG leadership board. This interview discusses why the sit to stand task is an important clinical indicator in the stroke population, the findings of Dr. Sawtelle’s research, and how we can translate findings from this article into clinical practice. The article “Gluteus Maximus Muscle Activation During a Chair-Rise in Adults With Chronic Stroke” is featured in the October 2022 issue of the JNPT. The JNPT is a partner on this episode. The article can be found here: https://journals.lww.com/jnpt/Abstract/2022/10000/Gluteus_Maximus_Muscle_Activation_Characteristics.6.aspx.
The information in this podcast is meant for the benefit of physical therapists. It is not meant for personal medical diagnosis and/or treatment. Individuals should always consult an appropriate medical practitioner with questions.
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