Research Spotlight: Feasibility of Sprint Interval Training During Inpatient Rehabilitation
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by Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
4M ago
Support the Northwest Regional SCI System by donating at http://www.acceleratemed.org/SCI. We are joined by Deborah Crane MD, a spinal cord injury physician, to hear about her study looking at the feasibility of short, but high intensity exercise program for people with new SCI. This 2-year study will be conducted on the inpatient unit at Harborview Medical Center ..read more
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Finding Passion in Poetry: Lan Remme
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by Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
2y ago
Support the Northwest Regional SCI System by donating at http://www.acceleratemed.org/SCI. Several years after his spinal cord injury, Lan Remme became a poet. We spoke with Lan some time ago about this journey, how he learned to write and pursue this passion, and of the valuable lessons that he learned (and that we can all learn) from finding something that brings us and others joy. In addition, writing poetry brought profound benefits for Lan. We were deeply saddened when Lan died in June of 2021. We are grateful that we had the opportunity to speak with Lan about his poetry. This recording ..read more
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Perspectives from SCI Therapists: Celina, Speech Therapy
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by Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
2y ago
Support the Northwest Regional SCI System by donating at http://www.acceleratemed.org/SCI. After spinal cord injury, individuals often work with many different rehabilitation therapists across both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation as they recover and as function changes over time. We had the chance to talk to several different kinds of rehabilitation therapists about their work including: What is involved in becoming a therapist? What are the main things that each discipline works on with their SCI patients? Why does someone choose to be a therapist and work in rehabilitation? In the fo ..read more
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Discussing COVID-19 and Spinal Cord Injury
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by Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
3y ago
Support the Northwest Regional SCI System by donating at http://www.acceleratemed.org/SCI. COVID-19 has changed our lives dramatically in the last seven months. From constant masking to a jump in telemedicine to quarantining, everyone has seen major disruptions to their daily routines. But what does COVID-19 mean specifically for people with a spinal cord injury? In this forum, Aaron Bunnell M.D., U.W. assistant professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Jeanne Hoffman PhD, professor in the department of Rehabilitation Medicine and director of the Northwest Regional SCI System, discuss what we k ..read more
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Perspectives from SCI Therapists: Kristy, Therapeutic Recreation
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by Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
3y ago
Support the Northwest Regional SCI System by donating at http://www.acceleratemed.org/SCI. After spinal cord injury, individuals often work with many different rehabilitation therapists across both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation as they recover and as function changes over time. We had the chance to talk to several different kinds of rehabilitation therapists about their work including: What is involved in becoming a therapist? What are the main things that each discipline works on with their SCI patients? Why does someone choose to be a therapist and work in rehabilitation? In the th ..read more
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Perspectives from SCI Therapists: Leslie, Occupational Therapy
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by Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
3y ago
Support the Northwest Regional SCI System by donating at http://www.acceleratemed.org/SCI. After spinal cord injury, individuals often work with many different rehabilitation therapists across both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation as they recover and as function changes over time. We had the chance to talk to several different kinds of rehabilitation therapists about their work including: What is involved in becoming a therapist? What are the main things that each discipline works on with their SCI patients? Why does someone choose to be a therapist and work in rehabilitation? In the se ..read more
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Perspectives from SCI Therapists: Jordan, Physical Therapy
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by Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
3y ago
Support the Northwest Regional SCI System by donating at http://www.acceleratemed.org/SCI. After spinal cord injury, individuals often work with many different rehabilitation therapists across both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation as they recover and as function changes over time. We had the chance to talk to several different kinds of rehabilitation therapists about their work including: What is involved in becoming a therapist? What are the main things that each discipline works on with their SCI patients? Why does someone choose to be a therapist and work in rehabilitation? In the fi ..read more
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Spasticity after SCI — Part 2: Real Life Stories—A Panel Discussion
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by Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
3y ago
Support the Northwest Regional SCI System by donating at http://www.acceleratemed.org/SCI. Originally presented on February 10, 2015 Spasticity is an almost universal complication of spinal cord injury, but the way it manifests itself varies enormously from person to person. In this forum, four individuals with SCI share their unique experiences with spasticity since their injuries, what treatments they have tried over the years, and how they are managing their spasticity now. The discussion is moderated by Dr. Jeanne Hoffman, UW professor and clinical psychologist in the UW Department of Reha ..read more
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Spasticity after SCI — Part 1: The Good, The Bad, and The Not-So-Ugly
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by Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
3y ago
Support the Northwest Regional SCI System by donating at http://www.acceleratemed.org/SCI. By Rina Reyes, MD, Amy Icarangal, PT, and Geralyn Bertellotti, OT. Originally presented on January 13, 2015 Spasticity in spinal cord injury is often viewed as a cause of dysfunction and pain. But there is more to it than that. This SCI Forum presentation explored the positive effects of spasticity (“the good”), the negative effects (“the bad”), the neutral effects (“the not so ugly”), and a variety of interventions for spasticity. A rehabilitation medicine physician, a physical therapist, and an occupat ..read more
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Loa: Successful Student and Vent User
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by Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
3y ago
Support the Northwest Regional SCI System by donating at http://www.acceleratemed.org/SCI. Loa sustained a C2 spinal cord injury while in the 12th grade. Undaunted, she went on to finish high school with her classmates and entered college the following fall. In this podcast, Loa talks with Jeanne Hoffman, PhD, about her experience adjusting to her SCI and attending college as a ventilator user. She is now an ambassador with Ventec Life Systems and blogs at www.venteclife.com/blog ..read more
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