Kara Patterson

  • Dr. Kara Patterson Wins the OPA 2017 Innovation and Advancement Award

    Posted on January 10, 2017 in News & Events

    Dr. Kara Patterson is the 2017 recipient of the Ontario Physiotherapy Association’s Innovation and Advancement Award. The Innovation and Advancement Award recognizes an OPA member who has been a trailblazer within physiotherapy, and advances the science of the profession through innovating approaches in clinical practice, research, technology and education.  She will be recognized at OPA’s annual […]

  • Let’s Boogie: Can Dance Programs Help People with Lung Disease?

    Posted on January 3, 2017 in News & Events

    Shortness of breath and fatigue are symptoms of lung disease that limit one’s ability to exercise. Exercise helps reduce the severity of these symptoms, but as many of us know, it can be challenging to stick to an exercise program, or find a physical activity we truly enjoy. Drs. Dina Brooks and Kara Patterson say […]

  • Drs. Kara Patterson and Dina Brooks Win CPSR Grant

    Posted on July 27, 2016 in News & Events

    Drs. Patterson and Brooks receive Catalyst Grant from the Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery (CPSR). Grab your dancing shoes! The CPSR Catalyst Grant will fund a study investigating the effects on gait, balance and mood in stroke patients who participate in the GROOVE-D program (group and home video dance). This program involves an initial phase […]

  • 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. […]

  • Rehab Rounds: Kara Patterson

    Posted on June 6, 2012 in Events, News & Events, Rehab Rounds

    Kara Patterson from Western University presents “Measurement and rehabilitation of post-stroke gait” on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 from 12-1pm. This event takes place at the room 132 of the Rehabilitation Sciences Building, 500 University Avenue. If you would like to attend by web conference, please log in as a guest at our Rehab Rounds Web Conference site. For more information, please contact pt.reception@utoronto.ca. If available, this […]