Tantrums and Sensory Meltdowns– What’s the Difference and How to Tame the Beast

The Difference Between Tantrums and Sensory Meltdowns as originally seen on Understood by Amanda Morin. Both tantrums and sensory meltdowns can be behavioral aspects of several different brain centered issues, like the ones mentioned in the article: ADHD, sensory processing issues or autism like mentioned in the video or I’ve seen them both occur in brain … Continue reading Tantrums and Sensory Meltdowns– What’s the Difference and How to Tame the Beast

CCU Alert! Ascend– The Ultimate Rehab Therapy Business Summit

Who: “Clinic owner, practicing therapist, front office staff, student, future practice owner, therapy biller” Physical therapists, Occupational therapists. What: Ascend– The ULTIMATE Rehab Therapy Business Summit When: September 18-19, 2015 Where: Renaissance Chicago Downtown. 1 West Wacker Drive. Chicago, Illinois 60601 Why: Earn 10 CEUs, network. “learn practical business tactics… to capitalize on the evolving healthcare system.” How: … Continue reading CCU Alert! Ascend– The Ultimate Rehab Therapy Business Summit

HINTS to INFARCT: Stroke Diagnosis in Acute Vestibular Syndrome

HINTS to Diagnose Stroke in the Acute Vestibular Syndrome: Three-Step Beside Oculomotor Examination More Sensitive than Early MRI Diffusion-Weighted Imaging as originally seen in Stroke. This is the Spring Neurologic Physical Therapy Education Consortium and my own hospital’s May Journal Club article selection. I thought including this in my local journal club was important, because … Continue reading HINTS to INFARCT: Stroke Diagnosis in Acute Vestibular Syndrome

Videonystagmography (VNG) Training Seminar

Who: “MD’s, ENT’s and Otolaryngologists, Neurologists, DO’s, geriatric specialists, other physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, audiologists, technicians, nurses, support staff, health care professionals and administrators” What: Videonystagmography (VNG) Training Seminar Click the link for more info or to sign up! When: June 13-14, 2015, 9-5 Sat, and 9-1 Sun Where: Omni Severin Hotel. 40 West Jackson … Continue reading Videonystagmography (VNG) Training Seminar

Mental Practice Useful Adjunct to Functional Training

Functional organization and restoration of the brain motor-execution network after stroke and rehabilitation originally seen in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience In this article the researchers looked at mental practice and physical therapy. They had 2 groups: group#1 mentally practiced–imagined themselves performing functional activities (like brushing hair) for 4 hours everyday for 3 weeks with the aid … Continue reading Mental Practice Useful Adjunct to Functional Training