A Neurologic Clinical Specialist (NCS) is a physical therapist who has had advanced training or practice in the area of neurologic physical therapy.
A neurologic physical therapist is a physical therapist who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with movement problems due to disease or injury of the nervous system.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) offers a consumer service called Find a PT. Find a PT allows you to search a national database of physical therapist members of the APTA for neurologic therapists.
The Neurology Section of the APTA proposes to change its name to the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy. Many will ask: why? In 2012, the APTA conducted a governance review that resulted in multiple recommendations....
Carole Lewis announced and recognized as the 46th Mary McMillan Lecturer during the Honors and Awards Ceremony at the NEXT 2015 Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.
It is time to share your expertise and guide others interested in the field by facilitating their professional development!!
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This course is designed to expand knowledge of complex vestibular
pathologies, improve clinical reasoning in differential diagnosis and
present innovative intervention strategies.
The purpose of this course is to focus on “need to know” information for PTs to identify concussion, and to examine and intervene with adolescents and adults with concussion who do not recover with rest alone. Embedded in the described approach is the need to identify the primary triggers of ongoing symptoms and recognize the need for referrals to maximize and expedite recovery.
New basic and clinical research findings are showing that individualized exercise interventions can reduce balance and gait deficits and improve quality of life in individuals with neurodegenerative diseases.
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Membership is free to all SIGs with a current section membership.
The Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT) is the official quarterly publication of the Neurology Section of the APTA.
PTNow's mission is to assist physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in day-to-day practice. The website offers information on many neurologic health conditions- check it out!
This map is designed to assist in identifying vestibular therapists across the country who work with those with vestibular disorders.
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