Zika Virus Disability

We’ve been talking about Zika virus for a while (here and here specifically) and it is to this day one of the hot topics around here. In March, PT Journal had something to say. Zika Virus (ZIKV), Global Public Health, Disability, and Rehabilitation: Connecting the Dots… as originally seen in Physical Therapy Journal I added several … Continue reading Zika Virus Disability

Blood Pressure

In my little survey (Have you taken it yet?) a reader requested some information about low blood pressure, so I thought I’d do a post or two on the topic. First, low blood pressure is a medical problem, so the first line of treatment will always be medical. Make sure your physician is aware of … Continue reading Blood Pressure

CCU Alert! The International Symposium on Wearable Robotics & Rehabilitation

Who: Physicians, Researchers, Engineers, Clinicians, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Consumers, Industry, Manufacturers, Government officials What: The 3rd International Symposium on Wearable Robotics and Rehabilitation When: November 5-8, 2017 Where: JW Marriott Houston Downtown 806 Main St. Houston, TX 77002, hosted by TIRR Memorial Hermann Why: “The 2017 International Symposium on Wearable & Rehabilitation Robotics (WeRob2017) … Continue reading CCU Alert! The International Symposium on Wearable Robotics & Rehabilitation

Forced Vital Capacity in ALS

Forced vital capacity (FVC) as an indicator of survival and disease progression in an ALS clinic population as originally seen in The Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry Last week were talking about outcome measures in ALS. In looking at those, we found forced vital capacity (FVC) was an important one to keep track of, … Continue reading Forced Vital Capacity in ALS