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Spinal Cord Injury

Teaching examples (many of which lend themselves to a virtual format) from ANPT  Compendium for Teaching Professional Level Physical Therapy Neurologic Content, v. 2016


SCI Fact Sheets: concise summaries covering different aspects of the following topics

  • Aging with SCI
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Bone Mineral Density
  • Bowel and Bladder
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Letter of Medical Necessity and Supporting Documents in SCI
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Nutrition
  • Reproductive System
  • Shoulder
  • Skin
  • Wheelchair Mobility

Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation for Voluntary Movement After Spinal Cord Injury: Current State of the Research

  • Describes transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation addressing extremity, trunk, and bladder motor function


SCI Podcasts:  Discussions in Spinal Cord Injury Science

  • Topics include:
  • Interview with Carey Holleran, PT, DHS, NCS and George Hornby, PT, PhD about Locomotor Training CPG
  • Interview with Candy Tefertiller about Transcutaneous Electrical Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Interview with Monica Perez, PT, PhD about Neuromodulation
  • Interview with Andrew Smith, PT, DPT, PhD about MRI and SCI Prognosis


Bridging the Gap in SCI Care

  • Created by the SCI Special Interest Group to Bridge the Gap between rehabilitation and lifelong physical activity & fitness


Bridging the Gap Between Physical Therapy and Long-Term Physical Activity and Training in People with SCI:  Recommendations from the SCI Special Interest Group

  • Offers recommendations for clinicians and patients to promote health and wellness following chronic SCI

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