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 Episode 6: Leadership Intro & Clinical Pearls

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 […]

Balance & Falls SIG: Dr. William Padula interview – Episode 5

In this podcast, the ANPT Balance & Falls SIG interviews Dr. William Padula about Visual Midline Shift Syndrome (VMSS), and collaborative interventions to treat VMSS that adds to postural gait and balance impairment.  Dr. Padula is a Neuro-optometrist and founder of the Padula Institute. He is a pioneer in the assessment and treatment of neurologic […]

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 […]

DD SIG: The Effects of Mental Singing on Gait in PD with Gammon Earhart – Episode 16

In this episode, Dr. Gammon Earhart and Parm dive into Dr. Earhart’s 2019 ANPT Golden Synapse Award-winning research on the effect of mental singing on gait variability in adults with Parkinson Disease. They discuss her methods and inspiration for exploring this intervention, as well as the intricacies of her findings and their clinical relevance. Listen […]

DD SIG: Physical Therapy for People with ALS with Vanina Dal Bello Haas – Episode 14

In this episode, Parm talks to Dr. Vanina Dal Bello-Haas about her research and experience treating people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. They discuss expanding the classification of ALS, addressing multi-system involvement (including pain and respiratory dysfunction), and recognizing patient priorities while balancing active intervention and overuse. Join us as we learn more about the assessment, […]

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 […]