DD SIG: CSM 2020 Award Winner: Utilization of Manual Therapy to Address Pain and Functional Impairments in Parkinson’s Disease with Lindsay White Walston – Bonus Episode

In this third of four CSM bonus episodes, Parm talks to Lindsay White Walston about her case series that combined manual therapy with additional intervention for gait and balance for people with PD. Lindsay tells us how she combines her orthopedic and neurologic clinical specialties to improve outcomes for patients. This case series was the […]

DD SIG: CSM 2020 Award Winner: Effort-Based Decision-Making for Exercise in People with PD with Cristina Colon-Semenza– Bonus Episode

In this second of four CSM bonus episodes, Parm talks to Dr. Cristina Colon-Semenza about her work investigating decision making and response to rewards for exercise in people with PD. This research was the basis for a poster presentation that won the DD SIG’s Best Basic/Applied Science Poster Award at APTA’s CSM 2020. The Degenerative Diseases […]

DD SIG: Decision Making in Community Exercise Classes with Tara McIsaac- Episode 11

In this episode, Parm talks to Dr. Tara McIsaac about her recent study outlining characteristics of people with PD that determined exercise class prescription. Tara and Parm review the study results, including a group of clinical tests that may help PTs refer to appropriate programs. They also discuss the importance and logistics of communication between […]

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 […]