Study Results Confirm Telehealth Provides an Effective Means of Home Stroke Rehabilitation


Activity-based training produced substantial gains in arm motor function regardless of whether it was provided via home-based telerehabilitation or traditional in-clinic rehabilitation. The findings of this study, reported in June 24 JAMA Neurology, suggest that telerehabilitation has the potential to substantially increase access to rehabilitation therapy on a large scale. New Digita Course! Coming to […]

Rhode Island Gets “Brain Power” Boost for Neuroscience Research


The George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience was recently established at the University of Rhode Island (URI) on November 14, 2013.  This new partnership will help boost the brain power of the  Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program (INP) at URI  which gathers researchers and educators from a wide range of disciplines—faculty who work to pose and […]

How to best help stroke survivors use gait technology to regain mobility


My article entitled “Simple Steps”  was printed in the April issue of Advance for Physical Therapy Magazine.  If you missed it you can go to this link to read my article and learn more about some of the new technologies for stroke rehabilitation.

Recruit the right Physical Therapist as Your Stroke Coach


The multidimensional impact of a stroke requires physical therapists to be flexible and versatile with their treatment approaches, yet they should also be strong in communicating the reality of the training that will be required of their stroke patients. I tell my stroke patients that they must think of their rehab as preparing for the […]