Visit the Synapse Education Center

Balance & Falls Podcasts

The Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Balance & Falls Special Interest Group is a component of the American Physical Therapy Association. The BF SIG is comprised of physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students in physical therapy programs who share information on research and programs aimed to increase networking, collaborations, and knowledge translation to achieve the Special Interest Group goals of: 

1) Improved identification of balance deficits and fall risks
2) Reduced preventable falls in populations with neurologic impairments.

Episode 1 is an interview with Melike Kahya, a graduate student at the University of Kansas who is completing her dissertation. Her research uses pupillometry and the assessment of balance and posture in healthy adults and people with Parkinson’s Disease.  Click here to listen. :30 minutes

Episode 2 is an interview with Brian Harris, the CEO and Founder of MedRhythms. He discusses the foundation of music in rehabilitation and the work of their organization. Click here to listen.  45 minutes

Client Logo
Client Logo
Client Logo
Client Logo
Client Logo
Client Logo
Client Logo
Client Logo