New and Noteworthy
New and Noteworthy Newsletters:
- Volume 2 edition 3: Clinical Functional Capacity Testing in Patients with Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
- Volume 2 edition 2: Use of treadmill training to improve cognitive and motor function.
- Volume 2 edition 1: Information on CSM 2017 and an article summary of "Static Posturography and Falls According to Pyramidal, Sensory and Cerebellar Functional Systems in People with Multiple Sclerosis."
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Physical therapy and Huntington's disease. Collaboration between the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy and the Huntington's Disease Society of America.
Go to http://hdsa.org/hdsaapta-continuing-education-course-for-huntingtons-disease/ for links to all modules as they are recorded. REGISTER then take the post-test. This will also get you listed as an HD provider.
Module 1: Overview of Huntington’s Disease presented by Anne Kloos, PT, PhD, NCS and Deb Kegelmeyer, PT, DPT, MS, GCS
Go to www.hdsa.org/ptmodule1/
Module 2: Physical Therapy Evaluation of Individuals with HD Across Disease Stages.
Presented by Anne Kloos, PT, PhD, NCS and Deb Kegelmeyer, PT, DPT, MS, GCS.
Go to: www.hdsa.org/ptmodule2/
Module 3: Physical therapy interventions for individuals with early to mid stage Huntington's disease. Lori Quinn PT, EdD. Go to http://hdsa.org/pt-module-3/
June 13, 2016 Module 4: Physical Therapy Management of Individuals in Late Stage HD. Presented by Anne Kloss, PT, PhD, NCS and Theresa Berner, OT
August 9, 2016 Module 5: Reimbursement Issues. Presented by Deb Kegelmeyer, PT, DPT, MS, GCS
Patient Fact Sheets
Check out the Patient Fact Sheets. There are many new ones and we are adding new ones every month. If you have any suggestions for fact sheets please contact one of the DDSIG officers.