DD SIG: Multidisciplinary Care in Complex Diseases with Katey Burke and Stacey Sullivan- Episode 21

What is it like working as a therapist in a multidisciplinary clinic? How is the integrated model of care applied to complex degenerative diseases? Learn this and more as Parm interviews physical therapist Katey Burke and speech-language pathologist Stacey Sullivan about their experience working in a multidisciplinary clinic for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Together they …

DD SIG: Moving Forward with Patty Scheets – Episode 20

In this episode, Parm and Patty Scheets take a step back and discuss the big picture of our profession, including utilizing practice-based evidence to establish standards of care and drive our practice forward. In addition to getting an in-depth look at Patty’s clinical experience, we take a deeper dive into the challenge of stepping out …

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 …

DD SIG: CSM 2021 Award Winner: The Effects of Backward Cycling on Posterior Protective Stepping Responses in People with Parkinson Disease with Suzanne O’Neal

In this CSM bonus episode, Rebecca talks to Dr. Suzanne O’Neal about her work using backward cycling as a treatment strategy for people with PD. Suzanne and Rebecca discuss the ins and outs of testing backward stepping, the study’s results, and how to incorporate this treatment approach into your practice. This research was the basis for …

Balance & Falls SIG: Dr. Debbie Espy Interview – Episode 8

In this episode from the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Balance and Falls Special Interest Group, Dr. Julie Schwertfeger interviews Dr. Debbie Espy, Associate Professor in the School of Health Sciences & Center for Human Machine Systems at Cleveland State University, and Chair of the Balance and Fall SIG. We discuss her PT background, early influences and …

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 …

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, …