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 …

Brain Injury SIG: Brain Bytes – Engagement During the Period of Posttraumatic Amnesia – Episode 4

In this episode, the ANPT Brain Injury SIG speaks with the authors of one of the January Edition articles of the JNPT. The article was titled, “Factors Associated With Physical Therapy Engagement During the Period of Posttraumatic Amnesia.” Four of the five authors- doctors Courtney Spiteri, Gavin Williams, Michelle Kahn, and Adam McKay- spoke with …

DD SIG: The Clinical Practice Guideline for PT Management of Parkinson Disease – with Miriam Rafferty – Episode 29  

A Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for PT management of PD was recently published in the Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Journal in December, 2021. In this episode, Parm talks to Miriam Rafferty, an author of the CPG and co-chair of the CPG knowledge translation task force, about the development of this new guideline. They discuss the …

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Andrew Smith and Enrico Rejc about Spinal Cord Imaging Markers and Recovery – Episode 12

Interview with Dr. Andrew Smith, PT, DPT, Ph.D. and Dr. Enrico Rejc, Ph.D about their paper recently published in the Experimental Brain Research. Their paper is titled “Spinal cord imaging markers and recovery of standing with epidural stimulation in individuals with clinically motor complete spinal cord injury.” Join DiSCIS hosts Kristen Cezat, PT, DPT, NCS …

Vestibular Rehabilitation for Peripheral Vestibular Hypofunction Clinical Practice Guideline Update: A Discussion with the Authors – Episode 62

Host Diron Cassidy, PT, GCS is joined by Courtney Hall PT, PhD and Wendy Carender, PT, NCS to discuss the recently published update of the clinical practice guideline for vestibular rehabilitation for peripheral vestibular hypofunction. Dr. Hall is a Research Health Scientist at the Mountain Home Hearing and Balance Research Program at the James Quillen VA …

Vestibular SIG: Prevalence of and Theoretical Explanation for Type 2 Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo- Episode 61

Host Puja Agarwal PT, DPT, MHA is joined by Michael Schubert PT, PhD, FAPTA and Bela Buki MD, PhD to discuss their upcoming article “Prevalence of and Theoretical Explanation for Type 2 Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. This will be published in the April edition of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. The Vestibular  Special Interest …

Stroke SIG: Sleep in Inpatient Stroke Rehab – Episode 16

In this episode, host Jackie Loeshelle is joined by Dr. Catherine Siengsukon, PT, PhD to discuss her article “Association Between Sleep Duration and Functional Disability in Inpatient Rehabilitation: A Pilot Observational Study”. This interview highlights the important role of sleep in stroke recovery and how physical therapists should aim to assist patients in optimizing sleep. …