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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vestibular Rehabilitation SIG: Cerebellar dizziness : Assessment and Treatment – Episode 43

Host Puneet Dhaliwal, PT, DPT, NCS is joined by Dr. Andreas Zwergal, MD, PhD, an associate professor at Department of Neurology and German Center for Vertigo and Balance Disorders at University of Munich, Germany to discuss cerebellar dizziness – assessment and treatment interventions. In this episode they discuss how neurodegenerative and hereditary disorders of the […]

Vestibular Rehabilitation SIG: Pediatric Vestibular Rehabilitation – Episode 38

Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT, OCS, Cert MDT is joined by Rose Marie Rine PT, PhD and Jennifer Braswell Christy PT, PhD in a discussion on pediatric vestibular rehabilitation. They discuss the common disorders children presents with, prevalence of vestibular disorders in children, and the signs and symptoms a child presents with. Additionally the tests […]

Vestibular Rehabilitation SIG: Virtual Reality in Vestibular Rehabilitation – Episode 37

Host Nikki DiSalvio, PT, DPT, MS is joined by content experts Dr. Patrick Sparto, PT, PhD and Dr. Samantha Michael PT, DPT to discuss the current uses of virtual reality in vestibular rehabilitaton. Our experts will review current technologies available in both research and clinical settings and discuss implications for use of virtual reality in […]

Vestibular Rehabilitation SIG: Aging and the Vestibular System – Episode 36

Panel members Sara Oxborough, PT and Ethan Hood, PT, DPT, MBA, NCS, GCS discuss the effects of aging on vestibular functioning. The panel members weigh in on common anatomical changes that occur in the vestibular system with age, the relationship between vestibular disorders and falls in older adults, and discuss examination and treatment of vestibular […]

Vestibular Rehabilitation SIG: Vestibular Hypofunction Treatment Update – Episode 35

Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT, OCS is joined by Dr. Courtney Hall PT, PhD and Dr. Sue Whitney PT, PhD, NCS, ATC, FAPTA in a dicsussion on vestibular hypofunction. This podcast reviews the medical conditions that would lead to a diagnosis of hypofunction, clinical testing, treatment, exercise prescription, and the key updates from the recent […]