balance

  • Rehabilitation Rounds

    Posted on November 3, 2016 in

    “A tale of two measures: Assessment of oral-nasal balance disorders” Presenter: Gillian de Boer, MA […]

  • Foot For Thought: Plantar Cutaneous Sensation and Standing Balance Post-Stroke

    Posted on May 11, 2016 in News & Events

    Department of Physical Therapy professor Dr. Kara Patterson publishes The relationship of plantar cutaneous sensation and standing balance post-stroke in Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation journal. Dr. Patterson’s recent study explores the effect of decreased ability to detect light touch at the sole of the foot (or plantar cutaneous sensation) on standing balance in stroke patients. […]

  • Preventing Falls One Step at a Time: Reactive Balance Training for Spinal Cord Injury

    Posted on May 10, 2016 in News & Events

    Dr. Kristin Musselman receives Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation and Rick Hansen Institute grant. Over 86,000 Canadians live with a spinal cord injury. 75% of these people will fall every year. University of Toronto Department of Physical Therapy Professor Dr. Kristin Musselman is committed to changing this statistic. Dr. Musselman has received a grant from the Ontario […]