022 – Walt Fritz, PT – The Inter- and Intra-rater Reliability of Palpation, Myofascial Release,  and Manual Therapy using a  Patient Directed Approach.

022 – Walt Fritz, PT – The Inter- and Intra-rater Reliability of Palpation, Myofascial Release, and Manual Therapy using a Patient Directed Approach.

  Are you palpating your patients? Do you know what you’re feeling for? What is the inter- and intra-rater reliability of palpation? What if it has alternate uses? Manual therapy has been a longstanding practice in the PT world, and benefits are just now being...
021 – Martin B. Brodsky Ph.D., Sc.M., CCC-SLP, F-ASHA – Crash ‘n’ Burn: Ending The 24 Hour Wait Time For Post-Extubation Assessment

021 – Martin B. Brodsky Ph.D., Sc.M., CCC-SLP, F-ASHA – Crash ‘n’ Burn: Ending The 24 Hour Wait Time For Post-Extubation Assessment

In this episode, Dr. Brodsky discusses when to assess or screen for swallowing function post extubation – what has been done in the past, what is going on today, and what should you do tomorrow? Dr. Brodsky describes a life altering incident that has shaped his...
019 – Russ Campbell, PT, CEO of Ampcare – IIb or not IIb – The Role of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) Applied to Patients with Dysphagia

019 – Russ Campbell, PT, CEO of Ampcare – IIb or not IIb – The Role of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) Applied to Patients with Dysphagia

Questions about e-stim? NMES? What the heck is it? What does it even do? In this episode we learn all about parameters, placement, and plasticity! Russ Campbell received his degree in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois in 1989.  He is a...
017 – Jamie D. Fisher PhD, CCC-SLP Part 2! Trach/Vent FAQs: Do Trachs Cause Dysphagia? Is The Blue Dye Test Accurate? Why FEES In This Population?

017 – Jamie D. Fisher PhD, CCC-SLP Part 2! Trach/Vent FAQs: Do Trachs Cause Dysphagia? Is The Blue Dye Test Accurate? Why FEES In This Population?

Dr. Fisher is back for part 2 to discuss her main passion — trach and vent! In this episode, we discuss some tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation FAQs as they relate to dysphagia. Do trachs themselves directly cause dysphagia? Is the blue dye test accurate? Why is...