DDSIG: Bonus Episode- CSM Platform Award: Gait Initiation Dynamics in Parkinson Disease – with CJ Duppen 

In this episode, Parm interviews Chelsea “CJ” Duppen, a winner of the DDSIG platform award at CSM Boston in 2024. CJ, a fourth year PhD student at the University of North Carolina, works with Dr. Mike Lewek in the Recovery of Gait and Neurorehabilitation (ReGaiN) lab, studying gait and gait initiation impairments in people living …

Vestibular SIG- Integrating Psychology into Vestibular Rehab- Episode # 69

Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT, OCS is joined by Joanna Wolfson PhD, ABPP and Emily Kostelnik PhD in a discussion on the integration of psychological care for patients with vestibular disorders. Dr. Kostelnik is a Clinical Health Psychologist who focuses on behavioral health education for the vestibular community through her company Rooted Behavioral Education and …

DDSIG: Bonus Episode- CSM Poster Award: The Tinetti POMA Discriminates Between Fallers and Non-Fallers in pALS -with Kayla Chomko

In this episode, Chris Burke interviews Kayla Chomko who, along with Jen Canbeck, Lauren Tabor Gray, and Rania Massad, won the DDSIG Best Poster Award at APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting in February 2024.  Chris and Kayla discuss her team’s poster, “The Tinetti Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment Discriminates between Fallers and Non-Fallers in pALS: A Retrospective …

Stroke SIG: Pelvic Health across the Continuum of Care for Patients with Neurologic Conditions: Episode 24

In this episode, host Marissa Moran, PT, DPT is joined by Ariana Jones, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health Physical Therapy, and Gillian McLean, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy, to discuss pelvic health therapy across the continuum of care for the neurologic population, particularly those following a stroke. In …

Stroke SIG: “Walking Adaptability after a Stroke and Its Assessment in Clinical Settings”: Episode 23

In this episode, host Marissa Moran, PT, DPT is joined by author (and current Stroke SIG Nominating Committee Member!) Dr. Chitra Balasubramanian, PT, PhD, CEEAA to discuss her research article titled “Walking Adaptability after a Stroke and Its Assessment in Clinical Settings”. Dr. Balasubramanian was awarded the Stroke SIG Research Award in 2022. Dr. Balasubramanian …

Balance & Falls SIG: Sara Oxborough from the Telehealth Taskforce

Sara Oxborough, who currently serves on the ANPT Telehealth Task Force and previously served on the MN APTA Telehealth Task force, discusses the October 2023 publication and resources published on the ANPT website from the ANPT Telehealth Taskforce. Addressing Opportunities and Barriers in Telehealth Neurologic Physical Therapy: Strategies to Advance Practice Neuro Telehealth best practice …

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: DiSCIS Interview with Dr. Jenny Lotter – Episode 17

In this episode, we will be speaking with Dr. Jenny Lotter about her group’s paper titled, “Task specific vs impairment based training on locomotor performance in individuals with chronic SCI: A randomized crossover study.” Join us to hear about this exciting work! Article link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmid/32476619/ Please send comments or questions on this podcast to the …

SCI SIG: Chats Episode # 6

In this episode, we will talk with three physical therapists, Lauren Jefferies, Uzair Hammad, and Brittany Rohan about what drew them into spinal cord injury rehabilitation as students, during neurological residency, and what keeps them coming back to SCI rehab years later. Please send comments or questions on this podcast to the APTA ANPT SCI …

DD SIG Episode 46: Post-Polio Syndrome with Carolyn DaSilva

In this installment of our series on rare neurologic diseases, Ken Vinacco talks with Carolyn DaSilva about post-polio syndrome (PPS), which can occur in polio survivors 15-20 years after the initial poliomyelitis infection. The constellation of symptoms include new or worsening weakness, pain, and fatigue. Ken and Carolyn also discuss bracing and exercise recommendations in …

Vestibular SIG-Advocating for Vestibular Rehabilitation- Episode # 68

Host Puja Agarwal PT, DPT, MHA is joined by Dr. Jacob McPherson, PT, DPT, PhD, a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science and a member of the University of Buffalo Concussion Management and Research Center Team to discuss strategies on how best to advocate for Vestibular Rehabilitation. His current research focuses on the …