Stroke SIG & JNPT Collaboration: Gluteus Maximus Muscle Activation Characteristics During a Chair-Rise in Adults With Chronic Stroke: Episode 20

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 …

DD SIG: Gaze Stability in People with Multiple Sclerosis- with Colin Grove – Episode 36

In this episode of 4D, we talk with Dr. Colin Grove about his recent ANPT poster presentation from the International Conference for Vestibular Rehabilitation entitled “People Living with Advanced Multiple Sclerosis Demonstrate Unique Strategies to Compensate for Vestibular-Ocular Reflex Deficits”. Host Chris Burke talks with Colin about what constitutes gaze stability, and how the vestibular-ocular …

Stroke SIG & JNPT Collaboration: Using a Toolkit to Increase Therapist Assessment of Gait Speed and Distance – Episode 19

In this episode, host Jackie Loeshelle, PT, DPT is joined by Nancy Salbach, PT, PhD to discuss Dr. Salbach’s article, “Assessment of Walking Speed and Distance Post-Stroke Increases after Providing a Theory-Based Toolkit”, published in the JNPT. The JNPT is a partner on this episode. Resources on the measurement of gait speed and distance can …

Balance & Falls SIG: Conversation with SIG Leadership Episode 10

Conversation with the leaders of the Balance & Falls SIG, Debbie Espy (Chair), Jen Nash (Chair-elect), Laura Jacobs (Nominating committee), Nate Casey (Secretary), and Michele Collins (Vice chair). Show Notes: Interested in elected learship positions in the ANPT? https://neuropt.org/join/election-information Other Balance and Falls SIGs in the APTA, mentioned in the podcast as part of the …

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 …