Dr. Stephen Page OTR/L, PhD joins us to discuss constraint induced movement therapy (CIMT) after stroke. Listen as he discusses the benefits of CIMT and some of his research involving a modified CIMT program. The Spinal Cord Injury Special Interest Group is a part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy, www.neuropt.org.
Dr. Sandra Billinger, PT, PhD, FAHA Associate Professor at the University of Kansas joins us to talk about physical activity and exercise after stroke. She discusses physical activity levels after stroke, how to encourage patients to be more active, exercise dosage, and exercise testing, including the use of a recumbent stepper to conduct submaximal exercise […]
Dr. Sarah Blanton PT, DPT, NCS Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine joins us to talk about caregiving after stroke. Listen as Dr. Blanton discusses how caregivers or care partners can be ill-prepared for their role, how to assess caregiver burden and ways we can address the needs of caregivers. […]
Heather Hayes, Stroke SIG chair, interviews professor Julie Bernhardt. Professor Berhnardt is a clinician researcher at University of Melbourne. She is a National Health and Medical Research Council established fellow and senior principal florey research fellow at the florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia. Julie has been working with people with stroke […]
This Stoke SIG podcast discusses vision impairments after stroke with Kathleen Digre, MD who specializes in neuro-ophthalmology and Kasey Mitchell an occupational therapist who has specialized training in vision therapy. Listen as they discuss how to evaluate patients with suspected vision impairments, the prognosis for vision impairment post stroke, and treatment options. The Stroke Special […]
On the Stroke SIG 3rd episode we are joined by Victoria Pardo, PT, DHS and Sujay Galen, PT, PhD to discuss Contraversive Pushing. Victoria and Sujay have developed a continuing education course on contraversive pushing which is available through ANPT Synapse Education Center and they share some of their insight into assessing and managing contraversive […]
On the ANPT Stroke SIG 2nd episode we are joined by Nora Fritz, PhD, DPT, PT, NCS, Suzanne Trojanowski, PT, DPT, NCS, Amy Yorke, PT, PhD to discuss knowledge translation. Nora, Suzanne and Amy talk about what is knowledge translation and why it is needed in our profession. Our guests also share their experience conducting […]
In the ANPT Stroke SIG premiere episode we are joined by physical therapists and members of the Core Outcome Measures Clinical Practice Guideline Work Group Jenni Moore PT, NCS, DHS; Kirsten Potter PT, DPT, MS; Jane Sullivan PT, DHS to discuss the CPG. We discuss the rationale for the CPG, how it was developed and […]