CCU Alert! Vestibular Rehabilitation and Concussion Certification

Who: PTs, PTAs, OTs, COTAs, AuDs, MDs What: The American Institute of Balance’s Vestibular Rehabilitation and Concussion Certification Course When: September 27-29, 2018 Where: A.T. Still University, Mesa, Arizona Why: At the conclusion of this course, the learner will be able to: “– differentiate vestibular test abnormalities that identify patients who are ‘appropriate’ candidates for … Continue reading CCU Alert! Vestibular Rehabilitation and Concussion Certification

The Picture of Concussion

The Role of Physical Activity in Recovery From Concussion in Youth: A Neuroscience Perspective as originally seen in the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy This article wasn’t what I thought it would be, but was interesting! The supplemental content was helpful in defining the different kinds of scans.  Because it’s been a while since I’ve … Continue reading The Picture of Concussion

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome in Concussion (Part 2)

Activity and Exercise Intolerance After Concussion: Identification and Management of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome as originally seen in The Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy So, how does POTS effect recovery from a concussion? It makes the recovery time MUCH longer. The article was suggesting that with POTS on top of a concussion a person might hang … Continue reading Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome in Concussion (Part 2)

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) in Concussion

Activity and Exercise Intolerance After Concussion: Identification and Management of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome as originally seen in The Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy I picked this article to read to today, because 1) I was thinking I might have a case of this on my case load and I didn’t know anything on the topic … Continue reading Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) in Concussion

Recipe for Growing Brain Cells

Principles of Experience-Dependent Neural Plasticity: Implications for Rehabilitation after Brain Damage as originally seen in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research Over at the NeuroCollaborative, we had a discussion recently about our favorite neuro rehab articles. I wanted to share mine and several of the others mentioned as they were good too! We’ll … Continue reading Recipe for Growing Brain Cells

Functional Electrical Stimulation Combats Knee Hyperextension

Control of Stroke-Related Genu Recurvatum With Prolonged Timing of Dorsiflexor Functional Electrical Stimulation: A Case Study as originally seen in the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy I’m in the middle of a couple projects right now and in working on those, I came across this article. I’ve seen functional electrical stimulation (FES) used to manage … Continue reading Functional Electrical Stimulation Combats Knee Hyperextension