Freebies!! I’ve had a wonderful student for a few weeks, that y’all have also enjoyed by proxy. Not only did she select and help me review the last two articles, her help in the clinic has freed up my time to FINALLY create some resources that have been in the back of my mind for … Continue reading Freebie Resources Now Available!
Who: COTAs, PTAs (PTs and OTs seeking out intervention focused CCUs are also welcome.) What: Therapeutic Interventions in Neurorehabilitation for COTAs and PTAs When: February 15-16, 2018 Where: Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, Chicago, Illinois Why: Objectives “Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: Identify potential medical complications seen in the neurologically involved … Continue reading CCU Alert! Therapeutic Interventions in Neurorehabilitation for COTAs and PTAs
Short-term Cortical Plasticity Associated With Feedback-Error Learning After Locomotor Training in a Patient With Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury as originally seen in PT Journal Here we have a second and final selection from my student, Erin. And we also have a second article on motor learning and neuroplasticity, but this time in an incomplete spinal … Continue reading Spinal Cord Injury Motor Learning in Gait
Motor Learning During Poststroke Gait Rehabilitation: A Case Study as originally seen in Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy This article is courtesy of my student, Erin. It is a very foundational article in regards to motor learning. In order to induce true motor learning and neuroplastic changes, there should be a change not only within … Continue reading Stroke Motor Learning in Gait
Virtual reality improves embodiment and neuropathic pain caused by spinal cord injury as originally seen in Neurology Mirror therapy’s principles of neuroplasticity are being tapped into here and applied to paraplegic chronic neuropathic pain with the help of immersive virtual reality. After a spinal cord injury, normal sensation is disrupted below the injury’s dermatomes (areas … Continue reading Virtual Reality Reducing Neuropathic Pain after Spinal Cord Injury
Who: Occupational Therapists and assistants, Physical Therapists and assistants What: Advancing Clinical Practice in Spinal Cord Injury Conference and Pre-Conference When: January 12-14, 2018 Where: TIRR Memorial Hermann South Tower Conference Center in Houston, Texas Why: On the 12th is the Pre-conference course on Neurogenic Bladder and Bowel. “Upon completion of this course attendees will … Continue reading CCU Alert! Advancing Clinical Practice in Spinal Cord Injury
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly My rating: 3 of 5 stars First of all, as usual, the book is nothing like the movie. The movie was more of a narrative story of a few women. The … Continue reading Book Review: Hidden Figures