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Handling Disruptive Behaviors

Emily Fleischman, PT, DPT, GCS

January 29, 2020

How do you handle disruptive behaviors of hallucinations and delusions?   Read More

  


BPPV Background and Contraindications to Testing

Kathleen Kelley, PT, EdD, NCS

March 19, 2019

Can you discuss BPPV prevalence and any contraindications to testing?   Read More


Therapist as a Coach in the Neuro Setting

Kelli Broussard, MS, CCC-SLP, Kelly Ramsey, MS, CCC-SLP

November 28, 2018

How can a therapist act a coach for a patient with neurobehavioral issues?   Read More


Compensatory Strategies in the Patient with Ataxia

Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS

August 28, 2018

What are some compensatory strategies that are seen or used in patients with ataxia?   Read More


On-field Examination for Concussion

Tamara McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA

February 28, 2018

What is included in an on-field examination for a concussion?   Read More

    


Rehabilitation Implications with Medication Taken for Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease

Rosanne Thomas, PT, MS, PhD

January 24, 2018

What are some rehabilitation implications with medications taken for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD)?   Read More

  


Factors That May Contribute to Poorer Outcome with Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Jennifaye V. Brown, PhD, PT, NCS

January 25, 2017

What factors may contribute to a poorer outcome in people with Guillain-Barre Syndrome?   Read More


Berg Balance and Assistive Device Use

Sharon L. Gorman, PT, DPTSc, GCS

September 28, 2016

Can you have a patient use an assitive device when using the Berg to predict fall risk?   Read More

   


Cultural Sensitivity

Olaide Oluwole-Sangoseni, PT, PhD, DPT, MSc, GCS, Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA

August 17, 2016

What is cultural sensitivity?   Read More

    


Gaming and Interventions for the Trunk

Deborah Espy, PT, PhD

July 19, 2016

Can you provide some insight on using gaming as an intervention for trunk control?   Read More


Pros and Cons of Commercially Available Games for Rehab Patients

Deborah Espy, PT, PhD

June 7, 2016

What are some pros and cons of commercially available games for rehab patients?   Read More


Physical Activity for Patient's with ALS

Jennifaye V. Brown, PhD, PT, NCS

April 19, 2016

What are some recommendations for physical activity for patients with ALS?   Read More


Safe Handling Techniques When Treating Patient with ALS

Jennifaye V. Brown, PhD, PT, NCS

March 22, 2016

What are some safe handling techniques when handling a patient with ALS?   Read More


Minimal Amount of Time for Untimed Codes

Mary R. Daulong, PT, CHC, CHP

December 9, 2015

Is there a minimum amount of time a treatment must be provided for an untimed code like unattended stim?   Read More

   


Power Seat Lift-Advantages and Disadvantages

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 13, 2015

What are the advantages and disadvantages of a power seat lift?   Read More

 


Advanced Features for Wheelchairs

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 4, 2015

What are interfacing, mouse emulation and infrared transmission features on a wheelchair?   Read More

 


Central Nervous System Medications that can Impact Physical Therapy Sessions

Michelle A. Fritsch, Pharm.D., CGP, BCACP

July 28, 2015

Can you explain what I could see as a PT in a physical therapy session if someone is reacting to a CNS medication change?   Read More

 


Contraindications for FES

Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS

June 9, 2015

What are the contraindications for using functional electrical stimulation?   Read More

 


Difference Between FES and NMES

Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS

June 2, 2015

What are the parameters for FES and the differences between that modality and NMES?   Read More

  


Common Barrier to Patient Adherence/Engagement with Physical Therapy

Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA

January 27, 2015

What is a common possible barrier to patient adherence/compliance to a home program or therapy in general that you have found with home care clients?   Read More