CCU Alert! Getting Hands-On: Interventions for Early Mobility and Functional Outcomes in SCI

Who: PT, PTA, OT, COTA What:  Getting Hands-On: Interventions for Early Mobility and Functional Outcomes in Spinal Cord Injury When: November 11-12, 2016 Where: Shepherd Center Atlanta, GA Why: Objectives: State two principles of neuroplasticity applicable to treatment planning for persons with a spinal cord injury. List three functional goals appropriate for low tetraplegia. Determine … Continue reading CCU Alert! Getting Hands-On: Interventions for Early Mobility and Functional Outcomes in SCI

The Grocery Store

Perhaps you remember the Busy Box. Probably not, but I’ve done one more project for the same background reason with a different goal in mind. (Click the link there if you want the background info.) My latest creation is the Grocery Store. We’ve got a bookshelf filled with cartons of items which I have purchased … Continue reading The Grocery Store

Translating Research into Results

The following article of mine appeared today in my company’s monthly educational newsletter.   “Research. You, like me and almost every other clinician I’ve ever met, probably just shuddered reading that word.  The word “research” conjures memories of vocabulary memorization in a university library, and more than anything lots of confusion. However, somewhere in our curricula, … Continue reading Translating Research into Results

CCU Alert! Pathological Gait Analysis and Orthotic Intervention for Adults with Neurologic Dysfunction

Who: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants What: Pathological Gait Analysis and Orthotic Intervention for Adults with Neurologic Dysfunction When: December 3-4, 2016. Saturday 8am-530pm, Sunday 8am-noon. Where: TIRR Memorial Hermann Research Conference Center Houston, Tx Why: Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will be able to: Identify common gait deviations in adults with neurologic … Continue reading CCU Alert! Pathological Gait Analysis and Orthotic Intervention for Adults with Neurologic Dysfunction

Pain Management in OA with Central Centralization

Pain Treatment for Patients with Osteoarthritis and Central Sensitization as originally seen in Journal of Physical Therapy This was September’s Journal Club article at the hospital. I picked it after chasing it down in another more recent article’s resource list. I truly believe after reading this article and learning more about central sensitization that many, … Continue reading Pain Management in OA with Central Centralization