Path to PT

First, a little history…. In 2014 the Physical Therapy House of Delegates made a couple motions that clinical education of physical therapists needs to be revamped. So the Board of Directors of the American Physical Therapy Association put together some groups to brainstorm how to go about this and what it would look like. Here’s the long … Continue reading Path to PT

ALS Gene Mutation

TIA1 Mutations in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Dementia Promote Phase Separation and Alter Stress Granule Dynamics as originally seen in Neuron All that science-y gobbly guck basically means that researchers have found what’s going bad in ALS. They’ve flipped through the genes of a family that has ALS and also frontotemporal dementia (which sometimes accompanies ALS) … Continue reading ALS Gene Mutation

Stump the Vertigo Expert

A Case Study of High Velocity, Persistent Geotropic Nystagmus– Is this BPPV? as originally seen in the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy I really love this article because 1) it is a very thorough vestibular case study and 2) we get to see the expert get stumped! Researchers are a notoriously proud bunch, and so … Continue reading Stump the Vertigo Expert