CCU Alert! Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference

Who: MDs, RNs, PAs, PTs, OTs, SLPs, social workers, case managers, psychologists, anyone else involved in caring for brain injury patients What: 11th Annual Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference When: March 11-12, 2016, 8am-4:30pm each day Where: Liberty Station Conference Center 2600 Laning Road, San Diego, California Why: Objectives: — Describe epidemiology of brain injury and … Continue reading CCU Alert! Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference

CTSIB Reboot

As a therapist that was not doing so well in serving my balance/vestibular clients, I’ve done several continuing education courses on the topic to fill in the gaps I could see in my skill set. During the courses I took this past fall, the instructors were intent on utilizing the Clinical Test of Sensory Integration … Continue reading CTSIB Reboot

Healthy Nutrition

Thought we’d delve in the wellness realm for an evening. Having the majority of my background in exercise, I tend to push EXERCISE EXERCISE EXERCISE! But really, your diet is the game changer in maintaining your perfect physique. Here’s why: So we need to look more closely at our diets… let’s do that below. Want … Continue reading Healthy Nutrition

Whole-Body Vibration in Stroke

Effects of Vibration Intensity, Exercise, and Motor Impairment on Leg Muscle Activity Induced by Whole-Body Vibration in People With Stroke as originally seen in Physical Therapy Journal This was this month’s Journal Club article at the hospital. What they did: Applied 3 different whole body vibration (WBV) protocols while performing static standing exercises (1. exercises with … Continue reading Whole-Body Vibration in Stroke