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Spaced Retrieval Technique

Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP

November 30, 2020

What is the Spaced Retrieval Technique and how can it be used in physical therapy treatment?   Read More


Letter of Medical Necessity-Wheelchair

Kristen Cezat, PT, DPT, NCS, ATP/SMS

September 23, 2020

What needs to be included in a letter of medical necessity for a wheelchair?   Read More



Lori Garone, PT, MA, HPCS

August 25, 2020

What is hippotherapy? What are the benefits of using equine movement in your physical therapy treatment and which diagnoses would benefit from it?   Read More


Post-Stroke Apathy

Shannon Compton, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS

July 14, 2020

What is post-stroke apathy and the clinical features of post-stroke apathy?   Read More


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