Dr. Wendy Katzman will be presenting the results of the Study of Hyperkyphosis, Exercise and Function (SHEAF) trial at the APTA Combined Sections meeting in San Antonio, TX. The study was a randomized controlled trial studying the effects of a multi-modal spine strengthening exercise program on Cobb angle of kyphosis in 99 community-dwelling older adults aged 60 years or older.
Health4TheWorld’s mission is to promote better health in parts of the world that lack access using education and innovative technology. Because stroke is such a prevalent health problem worldwide, the members of Health4TheWorld sought to make an app to educate providers and patients on stroke rehabilitation. UCSF clinical faculty member Erica Pitsch, DPT, NCS provided rehabilitation content and exercise selection.
Registration is now open for the 9th Annual UCSF LGBTQIA+ Health Forum on Saturday, February 25th!
This exciting, full day forum (8:30am-6:30pm) is a major part of UCSF's education on health and social issues affecting sexual minorities. As an attendee, you can expect:
Diane D. Allen, PT, PhD (pictured here with DPT graduate Jason Gee) was featured in the January 2017 CPTA Education Updates for her poster presentation at the CPTA Annual Conference in Santa Clara in October: "Not Just An Orthotic Device: Use of Torso-Weighting Can Improve Motor Ability Tested with Weights Off in People with Multiple Sclerosis”. Dr.