Cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with white matter integrity in aging by Hayes, Salat, Forman, et.al. originally appearing in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology So here we have an article that once again states that getting your blood pumping makes for a healthy brain. What was interesting in this article is that they didn’t see … Continue reading Cardiovascular Exercise Linked to Healthy Brains
Who: Physical Therapists What: NEXT Conference and Expo/ PT Day on Capitol Hill. See programming here. When: June 3-6, 2015 Where: National Harbor, Maryland Why: “NEXT is the leading-edge event for physical therapy professionals with trend-setting programming, innovative content, and exclusive access to the profession’s forward thinkers. This year NEXT coincides with PT Day on … Continue reading NEXT Conference and Expo 2015
Has the diagnosis of stroke been overlooked in the symptoms of Julius Ceasar by Galassi and Ashrafian originally from Neurological Sciences. Julius Caesar may have suffered mini-strokes, say doctors by Ian Sample originally appearing in The Guardian. The first one there is the original article. I couldn’t really get enough of a gist of the full … Continue reading Julius Cesar’s New Diagnosis: Strokes?
How about something entertaining and to include our speech therapist friends! Look at that muscular symphony at work! And on that note, happy Better Hearing and Speech Month! Love you, speechies! Continue reading “If I Only Had a Brain” Sung in MRI
Interesting. Why is Texas always the last state in the union to move our medical practices forward? And why does the Union always lag behind Europe and the rest of the “Western” world? Come on now. I may not be the greatest fan of telemedicine, being a hands-on type professional, but if that’s the way … Continue reading Texas Medical Board Limits The Practice of Telemedicine in the State
Take the Step It Up for Stroke pledge to change ONE modifiable risk factor for stroke in your life. Modifiable Risk Factors for Stroke include: Lifestyle choices: –quitting smoking (easier explained than done, but there are lots of programs to choose from!) –getting more activity (at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise 6-7 days … Continue reading Step It Up for Stroke Pledge
Who: “OT, PT, SLP, Neuropsychologists/Psychologists, Nursing, Case Managers, Social Workers, CRRN, Educators, Advocates, and other team members. This is not a complete list, all those interested in neurological rehabilitation and a team approach to treatment practices will benefit from the educational program.” What: Advancing Best Practices for Brain Injury Rehabilitation When: June 4-7, 2015 Where: TIRR … Continue reading CCU Alert! Conference on Brain Injury Rehabilitation