Was Blind, but Now I See

Visual and Motor Recovery After “Cognitive Therapeutic Exercises” in Cortical Blindness as originally seen in the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy This article is a great example of the single-case design. Again, it isn’t the highest level of evidence, since it is only one individual case used with this treatment, but how often do you come across cortical … Continue reading Was Blind, but Now I See

Flashcard App

I’ve been using my flashcard app, Anki, a lot this week. No, not because I’m studying my Spanish phrases like I should be. I’ve been using it with my therapy patients. Let me explain…. I use this app to do a form of graded motor imaging called left/right discrimination with my chronic pain patients. Often in chronic pain, … Continue reading Flashcard App

CCU Alert! Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation & Management of Individuals with Dizziness & Balance Disorders

Who: PTs, PTAs, OTs, COTAs, Audiologists. Given by Richard Clendaniel,  PT, PhD. This guy literally wrote the book on vestibular rehabilitation. What: Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation and Management of Individuals with Dizziness and Balance Disorders When/Where: Several days/locations to choose from: September 16-17, 2017 in Somerville, NJ; October 14-15, 2017 in San Antonio, TX; December 2-3, … Continue reading CCU Alert! Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation & Management of Individuals with Dizziness & Balance Disorders

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