Balance & Falls SIG: Sara Oxborough from the Telehealth Taskforce

Sara Oxborough, who currently serves on the ANPT Telehealth Task Force and previously served on the MN APTA Telehealth Task force, discusses the October 2023 publication and resources published on the ANPT website from the ANPT Telehealth Taskforce. Addressing Opportunities and Barriers in Telehealth Neurologic Physical Therapy: Strategies to Advance Practice Neuro Telehealth best practice …

Spinal Cord Injury SIG: DiSCIS Interview with Dr. Jenny Lotter – Episode 17

In this episode, we will be speaking with Dr. Jenny Lotter about her group’s paper titled, “Task specific vs impairment based training on locomotor performance in individuals with chronic SCI: A randomized crossover study.” Join us to hear about this exciting work! Article link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmid/32476619/ Please send comments or questions on this podcast to the …

SCI SIG: Chats Episode # 6

In this episode, we will talk with three physical therapists, Lauren Jefferies, Uzair Hammad, and Brittany Rohan about what drew them into spinal cord injury rehabilitation as students, during neurological residency, and what keeps them coming back to SCI rehab years later. Please send comments or questions on this podcast to the APTA ANPT SCI …

DD SIG Episode 46: Post-Polio Syndrome with Carolyn DaSilva

In this installment of our series on rare neurologic diseases, Ken Vinacco talks with Carolyn DaSilva about post-polio syndrome (PPS), which can occur in polio survivors 15-20 years after the initial poliomyelitis infection. The constellation of symptoms include new or worsening weakness, pain, and fatigue. Ken and Carolyn also discuss bracing and exercise recommendations in …

ANPT Inspirational Conversation with Dr. Patty Scheets – full version

In this interview, Dr. Scheets talks about her time as President of the ANPT. She also talks about her role in helping develop the movement system diagnoses and how they play a part in the treatment of patients with neurologic conditions. To learn more about the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy visit www.neuropt.org

ANPT Inspirational Conversation with Dr. Patty Scheets – short version

In this interview, Dr. Scheets talks about her time as President of the ANPT. She also talks about her role in helping develop the movement system diagnoses and how they play a part in the treatment of patients with neurologic conditions. To listen to the full interview with Dr. Scheets click here. To learn more …

Vestibular SIG-Advocating for Vestibular Rehabilitation- Episode # 68

Host Puja Agarwal PT, DPT, MHA is joined by Dr. Jacob McPherson, PT, DPT, PhD, a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science and a member of the University of Buffalo Concussion Management and Research Center Team to discuss strategies on how best to advocate for Vestibular Rehabilitation. His current research focuses on the …

Balance & Falls SIG: Genotype impact on falls & tDCS with Dr. Sudeshna Chatterjee

In this episode we have a conversation with Dr. Sudeshna Chatterjee, assistant professor at Drexel University about her work both in the area of COMT genotype (variations of a gene involved in dopamine breakdown) on falls in older adults and in the area of concurrent tDCS and complex walking tasks. We review the results of …

DD SIG Episode 45: Progressive Supranuclear Palsy with Heather Cianci

In this second installment of our series on rare neurologic diseases, host Katy McGraw talks with Heather Cianci about Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), a neurologic disease that can mimic some features of Parkinson Disease (PD) like loss of balance and a tendency to fall backwards, but that also has unique features such as the loss …

Balance & Falls SIG: Perturbation Training for Fall Prevention with Dr. Tanvi Bhatt Episode 12

Winner of the 2023 Balance & Falls SIG Research Award, Dr. Tanvi Bhatt shares her journey to physical therapy research, contemporary evidence on perturbation training, why having your patient catch a heavy ball isn’t reactive training, and low-tech solutions to integrating this training paradigm in the clinic. Dr. Bhatt’s Cognitive Motor Balance Rehabilitation Laboratory: https://cmbrl.ahs.uic.edu/ …