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Heart Failure

5/15/2019
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Duration:00:09:43

Cystic Fibrosis

5/7/2019
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Duration:00:07:58

Pressure Ulcers

3/15/2019
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Duration:00:07:43

Parkinson’s Disease

3/14/2019
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Duration:00:08:35

Myasthenia Gravis

3/14/2019
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Duration:00:04:31

Neuro – Vestibular Disorders

8/30/2018
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Vestibular Disorders Host: Jimmy McKay, PT, DPT Featured Guest; Alicia Flach, PT, DPT, NCS Notes by Alexis Lancaster Vestibular Disorders What is it? Disruption that can occur from vestibular apparatus (inner ear) through the cranial nerve to the CNS where the information is processed Any disruption along this path will cause a vestibular disorder Anatomy Peripheral vestibular system BPPV: problems within the vestibular apparatus, specifically semicircular canal Creates sensation of moving,...

Duration:00:06:45

Neuro – Cauda Equina

8/24/2018
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Episode 20: Cauda Equina Syndrome Host Jimmy McKay Featured guest Bridget Ripa Notes Alexis Lancaster Cauda equina: “horse’s tail” What is it? Injury to lumbar and sacral spinal nerve roots within the canal Presentation Variable lower extremity paralysis Sensory loss Bowel and bladder dysfunction Causes Trauma, pelvic crush (MVA), child birth could precede it Differential diagnosis Other spinal cord syndromes Transverse myelitis MS Spinal infarct Spinal tumor Special tests CT, MRI Clinical...

Duration:00:03:09

Neuro – Central Cord Syndrome

8/24/2018
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Episode 19: Central Cord Syndrome Host Jimmy McKay Featured guest Bridget Ripa Notes Alexis Lancaster What is it? Damage to the central portion of the spinal cord How does it happen? Hyperextension of the cervical spine is the typical cause Inflammation or pressure on the cord centrally Anatomy/Presentation Tricky Damages spinothalamic, corticospinal, and dorsal columns Upper extremities weaker than lower extremities Greater motor deficits than sensory deficits The sensation of the sacral...

Duration:00:02:55

Neuro – Brown Sequard Syndrome

8/24/2018
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Episode 18: Brown Sequard Syndrome Notes by Alexis Lancaster, SPT What is it? Damage to one side of the spinal cord Mechanism of injury: MVA, gunshot wound, stab wound Impairments/presentation: Ipsilateral losses: proprioception, vibration, deep touch, discriminative touch, and voluntary motor control Contralateral losses: pain, temperature, crude touch Differential diagnosis: Other spinal cord injuries (see above impairments list and differentiate this way) MS Spinal infarct Spinal tumor...

Duration:00:03:40