Join Frank Long, Editorial Director of Rehab Management, as he speaks with standing expert Ginny Paleg, PT, DScPT, MPT, veteran physical therapist, author, and educator Ginny Paleg has more than 19 years of experience in pediatric neurologic rehabilitation. Her expertise in standing has helped therapists initiate standing programs and lead mobility users to an improved quality of life. Listen to Ginny’s insights and in less than 15 minutes you will learn:
- What justifies the cost of a standing system.
- The difference between dynamic standing and static standing.
- Facts about standing studies: which research is contributing most to the evidence base, and the aspects of standing that have the greatest support.
- Tips for getting people to comply with a standing program at home.
- Physical benefits associated with a standing regimen, and indicators that a person is likely to receive those benefits.
About Ginny Paleg
Ginny Paleg, DScPT, MS, PT, is a NDT trained physical therapist with 21 years of academic and clinical experience in the area of pediatric neurological rehabilitation. She works for her local school system in the 0-3 program. She is currently an adjunct faculty member in the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Maryland. She has a private practice, which includes work in a NICU, EI Program and group homes for adults with CP, TBI, and other neuromuscular conditions. She has presented numerous clinical workshops on the management of non-ambulatory children and adults. Ginny Paleg is on the editorial board of Rehab Management. She is the APTA Pediatric representative for Washington, DC. Paleg has published many articles in Advance for PT, Rehab Management, and Exceptional Parent magazine encouraging parents and therapists to introduce walking early in the rehab and EI process. Her research has focused on the use of compression garments, gait trainers, BWSGT and standers.