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The Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Vestibular Rehabilitation Special Interest Group is a component of the American Physical Therapy Association. The Vestibular Rehab SIG provides a network of collaboration and education to its members that fosters opportunities to highlight and build solid foundations of clinical practice to provide care and management of persons with vestibular deficits and related balance and movement disorders. Its membership focus is centered on supporting the pr ...
 
The Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Degenerative Disease Special Interest Group (DDSIG) is a component of the American Physical Therapy Association. The DDSIG is comprised of physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students in physical therapy programs that have an interest in neurodegenerative disorders including Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, amyotropic lateral sclerosis, Huntington’s disease, and others. The DDSIG provides a forum to discuss advances in pr ...
 
Pediatric Physical Therapy is the first and only peer-reviewed journal devoted to this discipline. The Journal provides a forum for scientific and professional exchange among researchers and practitioners throughout the world that represent subspecialties of the discipline, including early intervention, neonatology, pediatric sports and fitness, school physical therapy, acute care for seriously ill children, and the prevention of primary and secondary conditions that lead to disabling condit ...
 
The Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy is the official peer-reviewed publication of the Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. JNPT is the primary peer reviewed resource for advancing neurologic physical therapy practice through the dissemination of definitive evidence, translation of clinically relevant knowledge, and integration of theory into education, practice and research.
 
Rehabilitation Oncology is an indexed resource for the dissemination of peer-reviewed research-based evidence related to oncologic physical therapy and cancer rehabilitation. The journal provides a forum for scientific and professional exchange among researchers and practitioners throughout the world. The journal serves as the official journal for the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy. High standards of quality are maintained through a rigorous, double-blinded peer-review process and adh ...
 
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See the history of the physical therapy profession in a different light! Editor-in-Chief Alan Jette, PT, PhD, FAPTA, talks with David Nicholls, author of PTJ’s latest history essay and of the controversial 2017 book titled “The End of Physiotherapy.”By American Physical Therapy Association
 
Have you ever stopped to think about your bias? In ways big and small, we all express bias, but it’s up to us to meet our bias with awareness, empathy, and with inclusivity in mind. In this discussion, we’ll talk about these themes and more with physical therapist and educator Brian Wilkinson, PT, DPT, who is a professor at Pacific University in Hi…
 
Host Ethan Hood, PT, DPT, GCS, NCS is joined in a “roundtable” discussion by Karen Lambert, PT, DPT, NCS, Nicole Miranda, PT, DPT, Dan Sawyer, PT, DPT, and Julie Skrzat, PT DPT, PhD, CCS to discuss dizziness with COVID-19. The Vestibular Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – neuropt.org. https://www.apta.org…
 
We’ve wrapped up a #FightTheCut virtual rally that brought together PTs, PTAs, and students from across the country to send a clear message to CMS about the flawed 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule it proposed. So where do things stand now? This podcast takes a post-rally look at where we are—and what needs to happen next.…
 
Listen to this PTJ interview that discusses two recent essays on the history of physical therapy in the military, as well as important and insightful lessons on what can be learned from the military to empower the profession in civilian health care.By American Physical Therapy Association
 
APTA’s monthly practice update covers multiple topics from the perspective of what’s happened, what’s hot right now, and what to keep an eye on in the future. In this episode: physical therapists in emergency care, learning center resources, COVID-19, and more.By American Physical Therapy Association
 
In this episode Parm talks to Lisa Brown, an author on the newly released Clinical Practice Guideline for use of Ankle-Foot Orthoses and Functional Electrical Stimulation Post-Stroke. They discuss the CPG development process, as well as what conclusions might be applicable outside of the stroke population including for people with MS and other neur…
 
Host Puneet Dhaliwal, PT, DPT, NCS is joined in this episode by Dr. Catherine Cho to discuss about Mal De Debarquement Syndrome. Dr. Cho is Director of Neuro – Otology, Department of Neurology and Clinical Associate Professor Department of Neurology and Otolaryngology, NYU Health, New York. She is a subcommittee member for Mal de débarquement syndr…
 
Change is difficult. Those words ring true for most, even for those who consider themselves “change agents,” but change doesn’t have to be negative or a struggle. That’s what we’ll talk about today with Stephanie Kostsuca, PT, DPT. https://www.apta.org/article/2021/03/03/walking-the-walk-of-a-change-agent…
 
In June 2020, the American Physical Therapy Association House of Delegates issued a position statement, Support of Emergency Physical Therapist Practice. Despite physical therapists’ knowledge about symptoms and conditions affecting many patients presenting for emergency care, they are not always considered by hospital administrators to be essentia…
 
In a descriptive study that’s already been featured in 14 news stories, Mark Werneke, PT, and colleagues analyzed data on more than 222,000 patients in the Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes database. Werneke and Jette talk in depth about the relatively low use of telerehabilitation in the outpatient population studied. https://academic.oup.com/ptj/adva…
 
The proposed 2022 Medicare fee schedule is here, and as expected, cuts and the PTA differential are moving forward. Kate Gilliard, APTA senior policy and regulatory affairs specialist, and Justin Elliott, APTA vice president of government affairs, provide an overview of both provisions, plus a look at CMS’ decisions around telehealth for PTs after …
 
Director of Communications Lindsay Durand, PT, DPT, of APTA’s Student Assembly Board of Directors, Kelly Quigley, SPT, APTA Student Assembly centennial ambassador, and Gini Blodgett Birchett, MSLS, APTA’s senior information resources specialist, discuss our professional history and take questions from viewers.…
 
Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT, OCS is joined by Sara Oxborough PT in an update on the use of telehealth for vestibular rehabilitation. They discuss best practices for treating vestibular conditions in this medium, changes that have occurred related to the Covid-19 pandemic and resources for further information. The Vestibular Special Interest Group i…
 
In this special episode, Rebecca interviews Dr. Graham Cochrane about his recent publication in the July 2021 issue of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy: “Comprehensive Clinical Assessment of Vestibular Function in Multiple Sclerosis.” They discuss his significant findings in central vestibular integration through variance in response to s…
 
INTERVIEWS IN THIS EDITION: Maxime Robert PhD, Assistant Professor, Université Laval, Quebec, Canada TITLE: Intensive bimanual intervention for children who have undergone hemispherectomy surgery: A pilot study DESCRIPTION: To conduct a pilot study to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of an intensive bimanual intervention on upper limb funct…
 
Host Puneet Dhaliwal PT, DPT, NCS is joined by Dr. Michael Popovich, MD, Neurologist, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Michigan and Wendy Carender, PT, NCS in a discussion of the role of supervised exercise challenges prior to Vestibular and Ocular Screening (VOMS) in people with sports related concussion. This is …
 
Host Puneet Dhaliwal PT, DPT, NCS is joined by Dr. Michael Popovich, MD, Neurologist, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Michigan and Wendy Carender, PT, NCS at University of Michigan in a discussion of the role of supervised exercise challenges prior to Vestibular and Ocular Screening (VOMS) in people with sports re…
 
World Physiotherapy, previously known as the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, recently released a briefing paper and toolkit on safe and effective rehabilitation for individuals with post-acute sequelae of COVID-19. APTA member Rebecca Martin, PT, DPT, PhD, who represented APTA in authoring the briefing paper and the toolkit, answers quest…
 
Dr Dias and his coauthors provide an antidote to the barriers that make it difficult to apply clinical practice guidelines to patients. “There are many inconsistencies in the examination and treatment…[for patients with] heart failure, [and] so often physical therapists have developed their own biases…based on their years of clinical experience,” w…
 
In this episode, we talk to Emily Fox, PT, DPT, PhD and Kate Cavka, PT, DPT NCS about respiratory rehabilitation and diaphragm pacing after spinal cord injury and their recent paper in the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy titled “Diaphragm Pacing and a Model for Respiratory Rehabilitation After Spinal Cord Injury.”…
 
Dr. Jette and the author discuss a range of issues, from the relationship and professional boundaries between physical therapists and dieticians, to practical recommendations for identifying and understanding the behaviors, socioeconomic determinants, and environmental factors that can affect access to proper nutrition. Dr. Berner is coauthor of “N…
 
APTA’s monthly advocacy and regulatory update covers multiple topics from the perspective of what’s happened, what’s hot right now, and what to keep an eye on in the future. In this episode: lawmakers focus on the PTA differential, a big telehealth win, a bill to relieve administrative burden in Medicare Advantage, and more.…
 
Dr. Mackenzi Pergolotti answers questions posed by Podcast Editor Dr. Stephen Morris about her work examining the effect of community-based rehabilitation on patient-reported outcomes and physical functioning. This work highlights the importance of cancer rehabilitation for those treated for cancer, and how rehabilitation improves function and over…
 
A recent large-scale study of postacute care sponsored by APTA and AOTA has the potential to change the conversation on payment in these settings. This podcast takes a closer look at the TOPS study findings with Jason Falvey, PT, DPT, PhD, who served as an advisor on the study’s methodology and analysis.…
 
Host Maureen Clancy PT, DPT, OCS is joined by Nikki DiSalvio PT, DPT, NCS in a case study discussion of an acute rehabilitation patient with SCI and BPPV. This podcast was edited on May 28th to correct the statement to semi prone at the 9:04 mark of the podcast. The Vestibular Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical The…
 
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…
 
Could a massive new study change the conversation on payment in postacute care settings? The research, involving 1.4 million episodes of rehab in SNFs, IRFs, and home health agencies, has major implications for discussions about a one-size-fits-all policy approaches.By American Physical Therapy Association
 
In this episode, experts explore how the mind and body intersect in the healing process, and how physical therapists and physical therapist assistants can provide better patient care by understanding the body’s response to stress and trauma.By American Physical Therapy Association
 
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