Reparative effects of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist in young and aged/co-morbid rodents after cerebral ischemia as originally seen in Brain, Behavior and Immunity Before that article title scares you away: this article talks about a drug that looks promising at reversing the brain damage done in a stroke. Interested now? The researchers took a group of … Continue reading Reversing Stroke Inflammation
Sensorimotor Function and Dizziness in Neck Pain: Implications for Assessment and Management as originally seen in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy Now for the fun part: treatment! The treatment strategies fall into 5 categories: general therex, head-neck awareness exercises, oculomotor exercises, movement control exercises and postural stability-balance training. Here is where those … Continue reading Adventures in Cervicogenic Dizziness: Treatment
Who: PTs, PTAs What: Evidence in Action: A Comprehensive Management of Balance Impairments and Falls When: May 5, 2018 Where: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tx Why: At the conclusion of this course, a participant should be able to: Identify the unique and diverse systemic and local effects of cancer and its treatment that impact balance … Continue reading CCU Alert! Evidence in Action: A Comprehensive Management of Balance Impairments and Falls
Sensorimotor Function and Dizziness in Neck Pain: Implications for Assessment and Management as originally seen in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy This article review will also be accompanied by a case study! I had a patient present with cervicogenic dizziness. Having literally ZERO experience with it– just brief 5 minute overviews in … Continue reading Adventures in Cervicogenic Dizziness: Assessment
The Cat Who Played Post Office by Lilian Jackson Braun My rating: 3 of 5 stars I had marked this as I had already it, but I honestly don’t remember reading it. It is a classic tale (tail?) of Qwill, Koko and YumYum with a good murder mystery to solve. What I particularly enjoyed in … Continue reading Book Review: The Cat Who Played Post Office
Today is the 6th day of a new year. You’ve been hard at work on your New Years resolution. Like the majority of people that make resolutions, you probably made some kind of health goal, like “losing weight”, “getting fitter” or “eat more healthily”. And also like the majority of people with those goals, you’re … Continue reading New Year, New You… or Busted?
Who: Physical Therapists What: Balance and Motor Control– Theory and Clinical Reasoning When and Where: 2 course currently scheduled for 2018, 1 in the work… maybe you’d like to host another? April 21-22 in Manchester, UK at Manchester Neurotherapy Centre April 28-29 in London, UK at Queen Mary’s Hospital May 26-27 in Brisbane, Australia at … Continue reading CCU Alert! Balance and Motor Control– Theory and Clinical Reasoning