• Drs. Dina Brooks and Sunita Mathur Receive CIHR Project Grants

    Posted on August 2, 2016 in News & Events

    Department of Physical Therapy professors win Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) funding. When Dr. Brooks and Dr. Mathur each applied to CIHR back in March, they had a 13% chance of winning funding. Their submissions, which underwent a stringent peer review process, were selected out of 3,819 proposals. “I am so pleased to have been […]

  • 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 […]

  • Advisory Collaborative for TIME Webinar

    Posted on June 7, 2016 in

    How does the TIMETM program affect the daily lives of participants and their caregivers? Results […]

  • Doctor’s Orders: Keep Moving To Recover From Stroke!

    Posted on May 31, 2016 in News & Events

    Department of Physical Therapy Professor Dr. Nancy Salbach advises Toronto Star readers that exercise is key to improving coordination and preventing a repeat stroke. Read Dr. Salbach’s Doctor’s Notes column to learn more!  

  • 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. […]