Balance & Falls SIG: Dr. Cindy Gibson-Horn Interview- Episode 7

In this episode from the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Balance and Falls Special Interest Group, Dr. Julie Schwertfeger interviews Dr. Cindy Gibson-Horn, the developer of  BalanceWear and owner of Motion Therapeutics Physical Therapy. We discuss her PT background, her clinical ‘aha’ moment about strategic torso weighting to improve balance, and a series of research …

DD SIG: Special Episode: A Deep Dive Into Participation -Episode 19

In 4D’s first ever topic-based episode, Katy and Parm talk to experts Dr. George Fulk, Dr. Lee Dibble, and Dr. Laurie King about how we define participation, how PTs are measuring it, and how we may measure it in the future. Have you ever asked yourself if you’re missing or just skimming the surface of …

Degenerative Diseases SIG: 4D’s CSM 2021 Preview- Bonus Episode

Join DD SIG Chair Rebecca Martin as she interviews Heather Salon and Bart Hanson from the ANPT Programming Committee about the first ever virtual CSM. Learn the ins and outs of how CSM will work, and hear about events and programming that might be interesting to DD SIG members.  If you’re participating in CSM 2021, …

Wheelchair SIG: Master Clinician Penny Powers Pearls of Wisdom – Episode 1

This podcast from the Academy of Neurological Physical Therapy Assistive Technology/Seated Wheeled Mobility Special Interest Group highlights the career of master clinician, Penny J. Powers, PT, MS, ATP. She is a Level IV physical therapist at the VBWC Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and works in the Adult Seating and …

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. …

Brain Injury SIG: General info about BI SIG with MaryBeth Osborne – Episode I

In this episode, we invited MaryBeth Osborne, the former chair of ANPT BI SIG, for a brief talk about the SIG group. Topics include the goals and mission, her experience in the SIG, and how to get involved in the SIG. Visit their website for more information too. The Brain Injury Special Interest Group is …

DD SIG & JNPT Collaboration: Standardizing Outcome Assessment in Parkinson Disease – Episode 18

A Knowledge Translation Project – with authors Amy Yorke and Angee Ludwa In this episode, JNPT partners with the ANPT Degenerative Diseases SIG to bring you an interview between host, Parm Padgett, and authors, Amy York and Angee Ludwa. In the podcast, they discuss the nuances of the project that resulted in their January 2021 …

Balance & Falls SIG: Leadership Intro & Clinical Pearls – Episode 6

In this episode, the leadership of the Balance & Falls SIG discusses their vision for the next 2 years, upcoming resources to be available to our members, as well as clinical pearls to improve your practice with your patients with balance dysfunction. Please email any questions to BalanceFallsSIG@gmail.com The Balance and Falls Special Interest Group …

DD SIG: PT Treatment Strategies for People with MS with Prue Plummer – Episode 17

In this episode, Parm talks to Dr. Prue Plummer about her research on effective interventions for movement dysfunction associated with Multiple Sclerosis. They cover about the Guidelines for Exercise in Multiple Sclerosis (GEMS) and current clinical research examining the effects of a GEMS program delivered in person versus through tele-rehabilitation. Dr. Plummer also delves into her …