Too Little and Too Much Movement: How to Assess and Describe (Part 2)

The Clinical Approach to Movement Disorders as originally seen in Nature Reviews Neurology We continue on with this article that is describing terminology related to movement disorders. Here is a little more info about the asterixis. In this video in the gait session starting about 1:45, you can see where the subject’s path veers off … Continue reading Too Little and Too Much Movement: How to Assess and Describe (Part 2)

Too Little and Too Much Movement: How to Assess and Describe (Part 1)

The Clinical Approach to Movement Disorders as originally seen in Nature Reviews Neurology Ran across some other folks talking about this article. The article is really good with lots of good details to pack away in the neuro toolbox. It’s so good, that I don’t think I could do it all justice in just one post (not … Continue reading Too Little and Too Much Movement: How to Assess and Describe (Part 1)

Forced Vital Capacity in ALS

Forced vital capacity (FVC) as an indicator of survival and disease progression in an ALS clinic population as originally seen in The Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry Last week were talking about outcome measures in ALS. In looking at those, we found forced vital capacity (FVC) was an important one to keep track of, … Continue reading Forced Vital Capacity in ALS

Locked-In No More

Brain–Computer Interface–Based Communication in the Completely Locked-In State as originally seen in PLOS Biology Research for the win! This group of researchers has unlocked communication for those with Locked-In Syndrome. Locked-In Syndrome is where the brain stem is effected by a stroke or in the final stages of progressive neurological disease like ALS (with which … Continue reading Locked-In No More