Vestibular SIG: Telehealth Update- Episode 57

Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT, OCS is joined by Sara Oxborough PT in an update on the use of telehealth for vestibular rehabilitation. They discuss best practices for treating vestibular conditions in this medium, changes that have occurred related to the Covid-19 pandemic and resources for further information. The Vestibular  Special Interest Group is part …

Vestibular SIG: Does Exercise Increase Vestibular and Ocular Motor Symptom Detection After Sport-Related Concussion?-Episode 56

Host Puneet Dhaliwal PT, DPT, NCS is joined by Dr. Michael Popovich, MD, Neurologist, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Michigan and Wendy Carender, PT, NCS at University of Michigan in a discussion of the role of supervised exercise challenges prior to Vestibular and Ocular Screening (VOMS) in people with sports related …

Vestibular SIG: Case Study of a patient with SCI and BPPV- Episode 55

Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT, OCS is joined by Nikki DiSalvio PT, DPT, NCS in a case study discussion of an acute rehabilitation patient with SCI and BPPV. This podcast was edited on May 28th to correct the statement to semi prone at the 9:04 mark of the podcast. The Vestibular Special Interest Group is …

Stroke SIG & JNPT Collaboration: Discussing the Clinical Practice Guideline for the Use of Ankle Foot Orthoses and Functional Electrical Stimulation Post Stroke – Episode 14

In this episode, the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT) partners with the ANPT Stroke Special Interest Group for an interview with Dr. Therese Johnston and Dr. Lisa Brown conducted by host Jackie Loeshelle. Drs. Johnston and Brown are authors of a recently released clinical practice guideline examining the use of ankle foot orthoses and …

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Jonathan Tsay about early-phase clinical research – Episode 9

In this episode, we talk to Jonathan (JT) Tsay about his recent paper: Tsay JS, Winstein CJ. Five features to look for in early-phase clinical intervention studies. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2021;35:3-9. The Spinal Cord Injury Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org. Transcription of this podcast can be …

Stroke SIG: Mechanical Thrombectomy – Episode 13

For this episode, host Jackie Loeshelle is joined by Dr. Dileep Yavagal, MD to discuss mechanical thrombectomy as a medical intervention for acute onset ischemic stroke. Dr. Yavagal discusses mechanical thrombectomy and its outcomes to allow us as therapists to better understand how it may impact our patients’ progress in rehabilitation. Please send comments or …

Stroke SIG: “Apples to Apples” High Intensity Gait Training Knowledge Translation – Episode 12

This podcast is the fourth installation in the ANPT Stroke SIG’s podcast series about locomotor training.  In this episode, we talk with Dr. Jenni Moore, Dr. Chris Henderson, Dr. Lauren Lenca, and Dr. Elisabeth Bø and examine their project conducted called FIRST (Focused Intensity Repetitive Step Training). This project implemented the evidence-based, as per the …

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Kristin Musselman about Reactive Balance – Episode 8

In this episode, we talk to Kristin Musselman, BSc, BscPT, MSc, PhD about reactive balance after SCI and the results of the recent paper: Chan K, Lee JW, Unger J, Yoo J, Masani K, Musselman K. Reactive stepping after a forward fall in people living with incomplete spinal cord injury or disease. Spinal Cord. 2020;58:185-193. …

Stroke SIG: Locomotor CPG Discussion Part III – Episode 11

Host Jackie Loeshelle is joined by members of the Locomotion – Chronic CPG Knowledge Translation Task Force for a Part III discussion on the Locomotor CPG. In this episode, Dr. Carey Holleran and Dr. Maghan Bretz discuss the Intensity Matters Campaign, which provides clinicians with guidance on how to focus on intensity when providing intervention …

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: Interview with Milap Sandhu about Acute Intermittent Hypoxia – Episode 7

In this episode, we talk to Milap Sandhu, PT, PhD about Acute Intermittent Hypoxia and drug-induced neuromodulation and the results of his recent paper: Sandhu MS,Gray E, Kocherginsky M, Jayaraman A, Mitchell GS, Rymer WZ. Prednisolone pretreatment enhances intermittent hypoxia-induced plasticity in persons with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2019;33:911-921. The Spinal …