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.
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.
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.
Robotic Device Improves Balance and Gait in Parkinson’s Disease
A research team led by Sunil K. Agrawal and Dario Martelli has shown that a single session of perturbation-based training using their robot-driven device, Tethered Pelvic Assist Device (TPAD), can improve the balance of patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD).
Rehab Medicine: A Focus on Faculty 2018 Issue 1
A Focus on Faculty: Highlighting a Range of Expertise
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