standing balance

  • Dr. Dina Brooks Speaks at Symposium on Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy in Brazil

    Posted on June 21, 2016 in News & Events

    Department of Physical Therapy Professor Dr. Brooks presents at the 30th Annual International Symposium on Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy and Physiotherapy in Intensive Care. June 8-11, 2016, Dr. Brooks spoke to 2000 attendees about assessment and prescription in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. Her talk titled Functional Walk Tests in COPD: What is the Evidence? discussed exercise tests that require simple […]

  • 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. […]