Leg Orthosis Decision Tree

A fellow therapist put a link to the Rancho Los Amigos Recommendations for Orthotic Assessment and Decision-Making And Prescription or R.O.A.D.M.A.P up on Twitter this past week. It’s goal is to help clinicians “choose [the]¬†appropriate orthosis given [the]¬†patient’s clinical picture and/or impairments.” Basically, we have a decision tree that helps the clinician determine if a … Continue reading Leg Orthosis Decision Tree

The Guts of Multiple Sclerosis

Gut microbiota from multiple sclerosis patients enables spontaneous autoimmune encephalomyelitis in mice AND Gut bacteria from multiple sclerosis patients modulate human T cells and exacerbate symptoms in mouse models as originally seen in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in the United State of America First it was Parkinsons, now the research is pointing … Continue reading The Guts of Multiple Sclerosis

CCU Alert! Beyond the Basics: Dystonia Evaluation and Treatment

Who: Physical Therapists. Hosted by the co-founders of the Neurocollaborative What: Beyond the Basics: Dystonia Evaluation and Treatment online “mini course” When: Whenever you have some time! Where: at home on your couch… probably in your pajamas with some coffee or tea of your choice and your dog or cat or maybe a child or … Continue reading CCU Alert! Beyond the Basics: Dystonia Evaluation and Treatment

Update to Aussie Guidelines for Stroke Management

Clinical Guidelines for Stroke 2017 as originally seen at The Australian Stroke Foundation Our Australian friends have updated their stroke management guidelines. The Aussie guidelines are one of two guideline sets that the Joint Commission certified stroke program I was formally a part of used in designing and implementing our program. So I’m a little … Continue reading Update to Aussie Guidelines for Stroke Management