Eye on the Prize

I use this strategy a lot with my difficult patients. Sally Someone is having a rough time of it today. No matter what I do I just can’t get her walk more that 3 or 4 steps at a time. I’ll pull out a chair, put it 5 or 6 steps ahead of her and … Continue reading Eye on the Prize

Book Review: Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler’s Olympics

Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler’s Olympics by Jeremy Schaap My rating: 3 of 5 stars I’ve only read two sports books in my life. They were both supposed to be ‘amazing,’ but I just don’t particularly enjoy the genre. This one was interesting in that the story played out in a … Continue reading Book Review: Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler’s Olympics

Too Little and Too Much Movement: How to Assess and Describe (Part 7)

The Clinical Approach to Movement Disorders as originally seen in Nature Reviews Neurology Here are the obligatory hotlinks to the other posts in the series on this article: #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 and #6. Today we have the final installment in this series discussing the above article on assessing and describing movement disorders. This … Continue reading Too Little and Too Much Movement: How to Assess and Describe (Part 7)

Too Little and Too Much Movement: How to Assess and Describe (Part 5)

The Clinical Approach to Movement Disorders as originally seen in Nature Reviews Neurology Here are the obligatory hotlinks to the other posts in the series on this article: #1, #2, #3, and #4. We continue on to non-jerky hyperkinetic syndromes. Our first stop is tremors! For those that thought (hoped? prayed?) you’d never have to … Continue reading Too Little and Too Much Movement: How to Assess and Describe (Part 5)