Movement Chauvinism

I was clicking around the internet and stumbled upon this video. I’m starting to delve into motor control studies this week, and thought it rather timely. I suppose I’m a movement chauvinist too, after watching this video. It makes sense. And that thought also backs up other thoughts I’ve run into as well. Such as that when … Continue reading Movement Chauvinism

Blood Test May Predict Poor Cognition After Brain Injury

SNTF immunostaining reveals previously undetected axonal pathology in traumatic brain injury as originally seen in Acta Neuropathologicia This looks promising! Medical Xpress, citing further research by these same authors, states that this is what’s happening physiologically after concussion/brain injury with diffuse axonal injury: the sudden stretch on the axon caused by an impact causes altered … Continue reading Blood Test May Predict Poor Cognition After Brain Injury

Standing in the Gap Between Hospital and Home

Rethinking Hospital-Associated Deconditioning: A Proposed Paradigm Shift as originally seen in Physical Therapy Journal This was our Journal Club for October while I was out from the blog with computer issues. So now we’ll catch you up. This article looks at Hospital-Associated Deconditioning (HAD) which is characterized by loss of functional reserve which results in a decline … Continue reading Standing in the Gap Between Hospital and Home

CCU Alert! Cognitive Rehab for Adults with Brain Injury, Stroke or Dementia: A Functional Approach

Who: SLP, OT, psychologists What: Cognitive Rehab for Adults with Brain Injury, Stroke or Dementia: A Functional Approach When: Saturday, January 23, 2016, 8am-4pm Where: Memorial Hermann– Texas Medical Center Conference Center Houston, Tx Why: Patients, family and team members will see the validity in your program choices. Learn how team members can work together … Continue reading CCU Alert! Cognitive Rehab for Adults with Brain Injury, Stroke or Dementia: A Functional Approach

CCU Alert! Annual Summit: Interdisciplinary Approach in Concussion Management with Treatment Strategies

Who: physicians, optometrists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and athletic trainers What: Annual Summit: Interdisciplinary Approach in Concussion Management with Treatment Strategies hosted by Banner Concussion Center along with Concussion Health and Bertec Balance When: January 22-23, 2016 Where: Banner Concussion Center, Phoenix, Arizona OR live stream on your own device! Why: Objectives: Understand the … Continue reading CCU Alert! Annual Summit: Interdisciplinary Approach in Concussion Management with Treatment Strategies