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201: Opportunities and Challenges Are Really A Matter Of Perspective Feb 19, 2024

In this episode we have an authentic conversation with our NeuroBiz coach Emily Duval Ledger about goal setting, set backs, expectations and more. In the show we share our big and small goals and words of the year as well as what they mean to us. With goals can come expectations and even an...

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200: What We’ve Learned In 200 Episodes And Our Top Episodes Revealed! Feb 12, 2024

Welcome to the 200th episode!! It’s just Erin and Claire on this one. We reflect on how far we’ve come since we first started the show and what we’ve learned. We discussed our memory of first (virtually) meeting JJ and our other instructors and where that led us, our favorite...

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199: The Must-Know Documentation Guidelines From A Utilization Reviewer Feb 05, 2024

You do not want to miss this episode!! On today’s show we address one of the most popular topics of discussion among therapists - DOCUMENTATION! The aspect of the job we love to hate. It can be so confusing to know what to include, how to justify, how to demonstrate medical necessity, and...

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198: Creative Strategies For Using Resistance Bands To Improve Function With Dr. JJ Mowder-Tinney, PT, PhD Jan 29, 2024

Do you like new, creative ideas? In this episode we’re talking about why we’re on a kick with resistance bands. Like a lot of equipment we use in neuro rehab it was first intended to be used in the fitness and general rehab population, and because neuro clinicians are crafty we found...

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197: How To Apply The Principles of Neuroplasticity To OT With Briana Elson, MS, OTR/L Jan 22, 2024

Making every session as effective as possible is the goal of a good therapist. It’s critical for helping patients recover function. Want to talk about the principles of neuroplasticity as they apply to occupational therapy? On today’s show we’ll discuss the first 5 principles...

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196: Rapidly Improving Outcomes For Chronic Stroke Survivors With Vivistim Jan 15, 2024

On today’s show we interviewed Amanda Saylor and Becca Carr, aka @neuro_OTs on Instagram, about an exciting, relatively new piece of technology advancing outcomes for stroke survivors called Vivistim. This device is the first FDA approved implantable device for rehab for upper extremity...

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195: What To Know About Post-Stroke Dizziness With Nidhi Seth, PT, DPT Jan 08, 2024

On today’s show we interviewed Dr. Nidhi Seth, PT, DPT, CCVT, CSRS. She is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with specialization in concussion, neurological and vestibular disorders. After earning her undergraduate degree in Physiotherapy from India, she then went on to pursue her...

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194: Health Coaching And PT: A Match Made In Heaven With Kathleen Olsen, PT, MS, PCES Jan 01, 2024

If you’re tired of the top-down approach or hierarchical model of delivering care and want to embrace more of a biopsychosocial model into your practice, this is a great episode for you! Erin interviews Kathleen Olsen, PT, MS, PCES, a physical therapist with over 17 years of experience...

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193: Sowing The Love: Harvesting Wins, Weeding Woes, And Business Shenanigans With NeuroBiz Besties Dec 25, 2023

As we approach the end of year / new year it’s a great time to think about where you’re going and where you’ve been. Follow along as we discuss what seeds we’ve sown over the past months, what we are celebrating, and what we are removing from our hypothetical gardens with...

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192: Yoga Improves Outcomes In PT/OT With Chandler Tyrrell, OTR/L, CSRS, RYT 200 Dec 18, 2023

Thank you for joining us today in a discussion about incorporating yoga into therapy! Erin interviewed Chandler Tyrrell, OTR/L, CSRS who practices in northern Virginia in both inpatient rehab and outpatient settings. She fell in love with yoga after her first class and knew she wanted to become...

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191: Top Tips For Working With Someone With ALS: PT And OT Perspectives! Dec 11, 2023

We have a special treat for you today! Erin interviewed Renee Hetzler, PT, DPT, NCS and Bernadette Cummings, OTR/L, ATP who both specialize in working with people with ALS to have a conversation about caring for individuals with ALS. There are do’s and don’ts when working with this...

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190: Why All Of Your Neuro Clients Need Vestibular Therapy And How To Address It With Christina Garrity, PT, DPT, NCS Dec 04, 2023

Vestibular screening and treatment doesn’t have to be only for vestibular specialists!  On today’s show we interviewed Dr. Christina Garrity, PT, DPT, NCS about the gaps that exist in vestibular care. All humans have vestibular systems and they can be negatively impacted by...

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