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Gait Training: Keep it Challenging

Most patients want the best walking outcome possible, so therapists must leverage the utility of challenge to lead patients toward their goals. A feature for the September/October issue of Rehab Management by Katherine De Tata, PT, DPT, and Justine Mamone-Lucciola, PT, DPT.

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Walk On: Decision Making for Functional Ambulation

Clinical decision-making for restoring gait after spinal cord injury guides the use of therapeutic technologies for reaching patient goals. A feature for the July/August 2018 issue of Rehab Management by Tracy Oostema, PT, DPT, and Kristina Simpson, PT, MSPT.

Activity-Based Restorative Therapy Steps into Robotic Gait Training for Innovative Approaches for Patients with Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries

How does robotics really benefit spinal cord-injured patients? Kennedy Krieger Institute researchers test three robotic devices and discover how differences in engineering and application affect functional outcome measures among patients affected by tetraplegia and paraplegia.

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Stroke Treatment and Technology

Specialized technologies offer multiple approaches for helping patients reach their recovery goals. Article written by Alyson T. Dutkiewicz, PT, MSPT, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Inpatient Rehabilitation, and Dana Abel, DPT, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Outpatient Rehabilitation.

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