Examining Exercise Interventions for Degenerative Cerebellar Ataxia
Columbia University physiatrist conducts research on exercise training interventions, including balance training and aerobic exercise, for patients with spinocerebellar ataxia, a form of hereditary ataxia.
Novel Approaches Promote Progress in Stroke Rehabilitation
Physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital present recent updates on novel devices to improve recovery for patients living with the after-effects of stroke.
Dr. Michael O’Dell: Esteemed Clinician, Researcher, and Educator
Dr. O’Dell is celebrated for his key role in both expanding and bringing a collaborative spirit to the Department.
Dr. Glen Gillen Appointed Director of OT Programs
Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA, has been named Director of the Programs in Occupational Therapy in the Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia.
Recovery After Stroke: Assessing a Combined Approach of Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Rehabilitation
Although there are numerous treatments available to improve cerebral perfusion after acute stroke, there are few treatments to improve upper extremity movement in the chronic phase.
Cerebral Palsy: The Benefit of Multilevel Botox Injections
Researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia found botulinum toxin injections improved walking and balance, decreased falling and tripping, and increased endurance in children with cerebral palsy.
Helen Hayes Hospital: Providing a New Dimension to Rehabilitation Training
As part of their comprehensive training, residents in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program at NYP benefit from a diverse and broad curriculum with exposure to clinical experiences in highly regarded institutions.
The Potential of Robotics: Making Strides in Spinal Cord Injury
Researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, are leading research efforts in the development of novel robotic devices and interfaces that help patients retrain their movements.
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