A Neurologic Clinical Specialist (NCS) is a physical therapist who has had advanced training or practice in the area of neurologic physical therapy.
A neurologic physical therapist is a physical therapist who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with movement problems due to disease or injury of the nervous system.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) offers a consumer service called Find a PT. Find a PT allows you to search a national database of physical therapist members of the APTA for neurologic therapists.
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he Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy is pleased to announce the release of the updated “Compendium for Teaching Professional Level Physical Therapy Content, v. 2016”.
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This course is designed to meet the needs of individuals wishing to enhance their understanding of vestibular rehab in order to effectively manage a range of patients with vestibular disorders and to identify individuals requiring referral for specialty support.
This course is designed to expand knowledge of complex vestibular
pathologies, improve clinical reasoning in differential diagnosis and
present innovative intervention strategies.
This course is designed to distinguish between idiopathic PD and other causes of Parkinsonism in the examination process, discuss commonly pharmacologic interventions, explain the potential benefits and risks of deep brain stimulation for persons with PD, and effectively select responsive outcome measures across the continuum of disability in persons with PD.
The purpose of this course is to focus on “need to know” information for PTs to identify concussion, and to examine and intervene with adolescents and adults with concussion who do not recover with rest alone. Embedded in the described approach is the need to identify the primary triggers of ongoing symptoms and recognize the need for referrals to maximize and expedite recovery.
"The Neurologic Section programming at CSM was a very informative and I have already implemented strategies and exercises into my practice. This was my first time going to CSM and I now plan to make it an annual trip."
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Membership is free to all SIGs with a current section membership.
The Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT) is the official quarterly publication of the Neurology Section of the APTA.
PTNow's mission is to assist physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in day-to-day practice. The website offers information on many neurologic health conditions- check it out!
This map is designed to assist in identifying vestibular therapists across the country who work with those with vestibular disorders.
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