Solutions Oriented Medical Experience (SOME)

Be a listener, patients will help you understand what they need and which of your solutions will work best for them.  Be a person that remembers. Remember trends in your career, similarities, and facts about the people behind the diagnoses.  Be a motivator. Give of yourself. Give your energy during a visit, and between.  Provide […]

New Webinar Launched!

My latest Medbridge webinar, recorded in October, is fully produced and ready to view on demand. You can find it at: http://Maximize Functional Recovery Across the Continuum: Acute & Chronic Stroke (Recorded Webinar) I am told that you can expect a discount to this and a Medbridge subscription + access to more recordings with this […]

New News is Good News!

Seek out cognitive stimulation in the form of new learning! Challenge your brain to consume, manipulate, and reiterate what you have learned with a regular conversational partner or group over coffee, in a group exercise class, on a walk, or in a phone call…! New News is Good News in the form of learning opportunities […]

Testimonials: The Studer Course

A good collection of some of the post-course feedback that we have received from this unique learning experience: www.mikestuder.com/the-studer-course – Observing your clinic has honestly been my best learning experience out of all the con-Ed I’ve done !  – In 24 years of rehabilitation, you have given me insights into neurorehab like none other. My eyes […]

Rehabilitation: An Honor and Privilege

To have traveled throughout our nation and world, been invited to speak, write, collaborate on research, consult and most importantly treat patients – – continues to be an honor and privilege. To be a true healthcare provider that is pushing for quality of life, rather than pushing paper, a blessing. I truly hope that those […]

Adverse Geriatric Experiences: AGE

In 1998, The American Journal of Preventative Medicine published a landmark study known now as the ACEs study. https://www.ajpmonline.org/article/S0749-3797(98)00017-8/abstract . This was a joint venture between the CDC and Kaiser Permanente, citing the relationship of childhood abuse (physical, emotional, sexual) to leading causes of death in adults, “alcoholism, drug abuse, depression, and suicide attempt; a 2- […]

“Input-dependent” movement

Bodies that are moving for purpose – sport, life, work, play – should be developed, encouraged, and have the capacity to move without being entirely dependent on vision or thought/concentration. One purpose of rehabilitation would be to help patients and clients move with as little dependence on these inputs, as possible and can be expected in […]

What happens on the way to learned non-use? #learnedhypouse

No matter the stimulus or breaking point, be it vestibular neuronitis leading to dependence on vision; a stroke leading to dependence on a non-dominant arm; neuropathy leading to dependence on sensory information from the hands (wall or furniture walking); or a meniscal derangement leading to asymmetrical weight bearing in gait, cuts, jumps, landing…the outcome CAN […]

Upcoming Events

  1. Maximizing Motor Learning in Physical Therapy: Neurology, geriatrics, sports and orthopedics

    October 9
  2. Parkinson’s Disease: One Size Does NOT fit all!

    October 25
  3. Movement is Medicine: The 2020 Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Conference

    November 13 @ 8:00 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm

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