Walking after incomplete spinal cord injury using an implanted FES system: A case report. The first thing we have today is a little older article, but it is the background work for the news item I saw a few days ago that had me jumping for joy. As my history teachers/profs always said, unless you … Continue reading Functional Spinal Stimulation in Spinal Cord Injury
Living near the ocean, mobility on the beach and in the water are of a concern for some of my patients. I had not heard of this Seatrac device, but it seems very useful! I can’t seem to get a full embed to work on this video, but if you click the above link, a … Continue reading Beach Access for the Mobility Challenged.
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier My rating: 3 of 5 stars Rebecca started of slow… I mean like a glacial snail. The snail unfroze when the setting moved to Manderley and then suddenly became a snail on speed about 2/3 through the book. However, I must say that I did enjoy the novel as whole. … Continue reading Book Review: Rebecca
I love using therapy animals as an adjunct to my treatment sessions. They break up the monotony of therapy and can provide an extra incentive to make functional movements, especially for the folk that are cognitively challenged. I wish we still had some at my facility. We had 1 therapy dog visit once when I … Continue reading Therapeutic Animals
I’ve been following Functional Patterns for a bit via Facebook and YouTube. I like that it takes the theories I use on my patients– balancing the body to make improved posture and functioning aka Janda’s crossed syndromes– and applies that to a fitness level. The above video is from them on some of the sciency, biomechanics … Continue reading Tensegrity in Human Biomechanics
10 Things You Might Not Know About the Emergency Department as originally seen on Kevin MD blog I thought this was a good follow-up to the post earlier this week about what neurological symptoms constitute a medical emergency. So, you’ve go to ER. Now what? If you have symptoms like … Continue reading 10 Things to Know When You Go to the ER
Here we have an interesting video on Meniere’s Disease: what causes it, symptoms and some surgical options. And between the video and this little pic, I think I understand Meniere’s disease a little better. Hope you do too! What treatment strategies do you use with your Meniere’s Disease patients? Continue reading Meniere’s Disease Basics