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RUSK Insights on Rehabilitation Medicine is a top podcast featuring interviews with faculty and staff of RUSK Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medical Center. These podcasts are being offered by RUSK, one of the top rehabilitation centers in the world. Your host for these interviews is Dr. Tom Elwood. He will take you behind the scenes to look at what is transpiring in the exciting world of rehabilitation research and clinical services through the eyes of those involved in making dynamic breakt ...
 
Sharing bold stories of strong people. What's your story? Be seen. Be heard. Host Jennifer Chambers celebrates those who are resilient to spread strength, coping techniques, & community. Join the We are Resilient Facebook page! Email resilientpodcastmail@gmail.com to share your story or to comment.#chronicillness #autoimmunedisease #invisibleillness #spoonie #grief #braininjury #strong #spooniestrong #traumaticbrainnjury #chronicillnessawareness #chronicpain
 
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Dr. Jonas Sokolof is Director of the Division of Oncological Rehabilitation and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of PM&R both in Sports Medicine and in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. His doctor of osteopathy degree is from the New…
 
(If you don't see the audio player above, visit http://Strokecast.com/Antarctica) Click here for a machine generated transcript I don't see many novels that deal with stroke and aphasia. Memoirs, sure, but not novels. That's one of the things that makes Jon McGregor's novel, Lean Fall Stand,* interesting. That, pls the fact that Jon himself is not …
 
PART TWO In Part 1, Dr. Kim presented information about the historical and legal background for cannabis, variations in policies in the states, and the status of current research. In Part 2, she discussed cancer pain that is not neuropathic. She described the results of a study that involved opioid refractory cancer pain. Evidence currently shows t…
 
Click here for a machine generated transcript James Horton was a young police officer in London. He was 27 and felt invincible. His partner (personal one, not police one) was about to give birth to their first child. Naturally, that's the time a life of high blood pressure caught up with him and he experienced a hemorrhagic stroke. In this week's c…
 
PART ONE In Part 1 of a two-segment presentation, Dr. Kim discussed historical and legal background for medical cannabis and cannabis in general; mechanism of action; applications for pain and symptom management; the science behind cannabis for cancer care; relative safety issues; contraindications and monitoring; and some public health concerns. S…
 
Click here for a machine-generated transcript. Jo Ann Glim and her husband were enjoying the semi-retired lifestyle in their new, Florida home. They enjoyed day trips, volunteer activities, and other adventures. Jo Ann was starting a new temp gig at the Tropicana offices, and they were making all sorts of plans for the coming years .A blood vessel …
 
Click here for a machine-generated transcript. At 30 years old, social worker Jeri Ward was incredibly busy. Perhaps too busy. Having a stroke was the not even on her radar. But then again, is it ever? Multiple hospital visits and a failed thrombectomy later, she found herself completely paralyzed and unable to speak for months in a hospital bed. S…
 
Dr. Kim received his medical degree from SUNY Brooklyn and he completed a residency in both physical medicine and rehabilitation, along with a fellowship in anesthesiology and pain management at Mt. Sinai. He is board certified in both PM&R and anesthesiology. In Part 1 of his presentation, he indicated that he would mention some specific products …
 
Click here for a machine-generated transcript. After a stroke, do nearby nerve cells take over the function of dead nerve cells as folks regain function? That's what we would expect, but new research from Dr. William Zeiger suggests that is not the case. After giving very specific strokes to mice, they used advanced imaging techniques to understand…
 
Dr. Kim received his medical degree from SUNY Brooklyn and he completed a residency in both physical medicine and rehabilitation, along with a fellowship in anesthesiology and pain management at Mt. Sinai. He is board certified in both PM&R and anesthesiology. In Part 1 of his presentation, he indicated that he would mention some specific products …
 
Click here for a machine generated transcript Recent research shows that doing Tai Chi after a stroke may reduce depression. We talk with the author of the study in this episode. It's a nice complement to our previous episode where we talked about the nature of Post Stroke Depression. Depression is an insidious illness that undermines recovery, hea…
 
Dr. Joshua Rozell is a hip and knee replacement surgeon at NYU Langone with practices in Brooklyn and Manhattan. He specializes in anterior approach hip replacement, computer-navigated and robotic knee replacements, and outpatient joint replacement surgery. Many of the techniques he uses allow patients to recover more quickly and improve their func…
 
Click here for a machine generated transcript A lot of the attention in stroke research is paid to the acute phase. How can we treat a stroke in the ER? What can we do so it doesn't get worse? How can we prevent strokes from happening? What can we do in inpatient rehab to help folks get better? Those are all important things, and the stunning innov…
 
Click here for a macine generated transcript Surviving a stroke is not the end of a medical issue. It's the start of a new journey, with new challenges. Major depression is often one of those challenges. It interferes with recovery, rehab, adjusting to a new life, and maintaining relationships. In short, it's big problem. And it's pretty common. Ac…
 
Dr. Joshua Rozell is a hip and knee replacement surgeon at NYU Langone with practices in Brooklyn and Manhattan. He specializes in anterior approach hip replacement, computer-navigated and robotic knee replacements, and outpatient joint replacement surgery. Many of the techniques he uses allow patients to recover more quickly and improve their func…
 
In Part 2 of his presentation on the topic of diversity and inclusion in medicine, Dr. Lopez continued describing the use of a holistic approach to interview candidates for admission to NYU’s PM&R residency program. Factors currently being taken into account other than board scores, include socio economic hardship, commitment to the underserved, wo…
 
Click here for a machine-generated transcript AFOs (Ankle-Foot Orthotics) offer many stroke survivors freedom by letting us safely walk. They lift our affected feet as we take our steps so our toes don't drag on the ground and trip us. They give us the mobility that foot drop threatens to take. But they're not usually very attractive. And finding s…
 
In Part I, Dr. Lopez wanted to familiarize listeners in this grand rounds presentation with a history of minorities in medicine and to describe current trends in diversity and inclusion in medicine in general and specifically in PM&R. He identified arguments for diversity and contrasted past, present, and future recruitment efforts at NYU. He also …
 
Click here for a machine-generated transcript "Your Pet Brain" is a big adorable, plush brain with giant eyes for those of us who could use a spare one. And my girlfriend wanted one. We could both use some extra neurons. As her birthday approached I decided to order one. Brain shipped in his box (yes, I'm already anthropomorphizing and gendering hi…
 
Click here for a machine generated transcript We know that fast treatment is critical to surviving a stroke and reducing long-term disability. We know that there are a lot of studies that look at treatments that work and don't work. We know that the results of those studies will inform ER procedures and major spending projects at hospitals around t…
 
Dr. Ryan Branski is the Howard A. Rusk Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Research and the Vice Chair for Research in Rehabilitation Medicine at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. He also has appointments in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the school of medicine and Communicative Sciences and Disorders in the Steinhardt School of Cultu…
 
Click here for a Machine Generated Transcript It's been 4 years since my stroke. It feels like 4 months. It's a good time to reflect on the experience. The most important piece is that I'm still recovering. Within the past 6 months I've gotten more independent finger control back. That may not seem like much, but the key point is that recovery can …
 
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