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. …

Vestibular SIG: CSM 2022 Session Highlights- Episode 60

Puja Agrawal PT, DPT, MHA highlights the sessions that may be of interest to vestibular therapists during the APTA CSM in San Antonio, TX 2/2/22-2/5/22. The Vestibular Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.

Brain Injury SIG: Brain Bytes – Locomotor CPG Episode 3

In this episode, the ANPT Brain Injury SIG speaks with Estelle Gallo about the locomotor CPG and how it can be utilized in clinical practice particularly in patients with brain injury. Estelle is a clinical specialist at Rusk Rehabilitation NYU Langone Health and serves on the Knowledge Translation Task Force for the locomotor CPG. For …

Stroke SIG & JNPT Collaboration: Discussing Manual Dexterity and its Association with Paretic Upper Extremity Use in Individuals with Stroke Living in the Community – Episode 15

In this episode, the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT) partners with the ANPT Stroke Special Interest Group for an interview with Amanda DeMartino conducted by host Jackie Loeshelle. Dr. DeMartino is an author of a recently published article examining manual dexterity measures and their relationship to use of the paretic upper extremity in individuals …

DDSIG: Considerations for AFO and FES use: Lessons from the stroke CPG- with Lisa Brown- Episode 23

 In this episode Parm talks to Lisa Brown, an author on the newly released Clinical Practice Guideline for use of Ankle-Foot Orthoses and Functional Electrical Stimulation Post-Stroke. They discuss the CPG development process, as well as what conclusions might be applicable outside of the stroke population including for people with MS and other neurodegenerative conditions. …