DD SIG: Backward Walking and Cerebellar Dysfunction in People with Multiple Sclerosis- with Nora Fritz – Episode 34  

In this episode of 4D, we talk with Dr. Nora Fritz about her expansive research in the field of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) rehabilitation. Dr. Fritz talks with host Katy McGraw about her research on the relationship between backward walking velocity and falls, and the effects of cerebellar involvement on the motor and cognitive function in …

Vestibular SIG: Vestibular Agnosia – Episode #65

Host Puja Agarwal PT, DPT, MHA is joined by Dr. Regan Harrell, PT, DPT, NCS, a current PhD student in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburg to discuss Vestibular Agnosia. Dr. Harrell’s research interests include the use of technology to improve the diagnosis and treatment of vestibular disorders and dizziness, and balance disorder manifestations …

DD SIG: Fall Prevention and Fall Risk in Wheelchair Users with Multiple Sclerosis – with Debbie Backus and Laura Rice – Episode 33

In this episode of 4D, we talk with Dr. Debbie Backus from the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, GA and Dr. Laura Rice from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign about their abundance of research in fall risk and fall prevention for wheelchair users with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Host Chris Burke talks with our guests about what …

Bias of Evidence: Researching the Research: Part 1

Listen to these exciting episodes as Hallie Zeleznik, PT, DPT, Co-Chair of the Moving Forward Task Force, talks to Chad Cook, PT, PhD, MBA, FAPTA about how PTs are using evidence, how to best use evidence and the bias of evidence. Dr. Cook is Director of Clinical Facilitation Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Director, Duke Center …

DD SIG & JNPT Collaboration: Improvement in the Capacity for Activity Versus Improvement in Performance of Activity in Daily Life During Outpatient Rehabilitation– with Catherine Lang and Carey Holleran – Episode 32 

In this episode, we talk with Dr. Catherine Lang and Dr. Carey Holleran from Washington University in St. Louis about their article scheduled for publication in the January 2023 issue of JNPT titled “Improvement in the Capacity for Activity Versus Improvement in Performance of Activity in Daily Life During Outpatient Rehabilitation.” Dr. Lang and Dr. …

Stroke SIG in Collaboration with Assistive Technology/Seating and Wheeled Mobility SIG: Wheelchair Prescription in the Neurologic Population – Episode 18

Host Jackie Loeshelle, PT, DPT is joined by Jennith Bernstein, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS of the Assistive Technology/Seated and Wheeled Mobility SIG to discuss wheelchair prescription for the neurologic population and the important role physical therapists have in this process. Disclosure: Dr. Bernstein is a Clinical Affairs Manager for Permobil. Resources on this topic are listed …

Stroke SIG: Episode 17

Host Dr. Jackie Loeshelle is joined by Dr. Evan Cohen and Dr. Mark Manago to discuss blood flow restriction training for patients with neurologic deficits. During the interview, Drs. Cohen and Manago discuss how blood flow restriction works physiologically and evidence on using this intervention for individuals with a variety of neurologic diagnoses. They discuss …

DD SIG: CSM 2022 Poster Award: Differences in Spatiotemporal Gait Characteristics between Freezing of Gait Subtypes in Parkinson’s Disease – with Jason Longhurst

In this episode, we highlight one of the winners of our poster awards at CSM 2022. Jason Longhurst talks to Katy McGraw about his research on gait characteristics in people with PD. His research looks at data from people without freezing, people with freezing on initiation, and people with non-initiation-type freezing. He discusses the role …

Vestibular SIG: Testing for Vestibular Hypofunction- Episode 64

Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT, OCS is joined by Dr. Edward Cho an Otolaryngologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in a discussion of testing for vestibular hypofunction. The Vestibular Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – neuropt.org.

DD SIG: CSM 2022 Platform Award: Consultative Coaching Model for Long-Term Exercise Engagement in People with Huntington’s Disease- with Lori Quinn

Description: In this episode, we highlight the winners of our platform award at CSM 2022. Lori Quinn talks to Chris Burke about her team’s research on long-term PT follow up to promote exercise in people with HD. They discuss findings related to feasibility, participant engagement, and outcomes related to function, disease progress and physical activity during …