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Supporting Your Patients With MS

Supporting Your Patients With MS

Our past few blog posts have been focusing on multiple sclerosis. You can learn more and sign up for the new NDNG Multiple Sclerosis Task Force Inaugural Newsletter; read a Patient’s Perspective post written by Elizabeth Jameson about her journey with MS; and explore...
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Rehabilitation

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Rehabilitation

Scoliosis, or abnormal lateral curvature of the spine, affects between two percent and three percent of Americans, or about six to nine million people. In today’s blog we’re providing a general overview of adolescent scoliosis, from common types, to treatment, to news...
What’s New In Neuroscience News

What’s New In Neuroscience News

In today’s ACRM blog, we’ll be looking at a few studies that have been published this summer and giving you the highlights of what’s new in neuroscience news. One of our goals is to help facilitate conversations surrounding rehabilitation research. We want to support...
Hip Replacement Surgery And Recovery

Hip Replacement Surgery And Recovery

Hip replacement rehabilitation has been changing in the past few years, moving towards getting patients moving as quickly as possible. Previously, the day of surgery was a day of rest, but therapists are often getting patients to begin simple exercises like ankle...
Multiple Sclerosis Task Force Inaugural Newsletter

Multiple Sclerosis Task Force Inaugural Newsletter

NDNG Multiple Sclerosis Task Force Inaugural Newsletter The Multiple Sclerosis Task Force is a new task force under the ACRM Neurodegenerative Diseases Networking Group. The goal of the task force is to foster networking, collaboration and communication among...

Research Spotlight

Research Spotlight   The Multiple Sclerosis Task Force has 15 members and we would like to highlight some of them in this inaugural newsletter. Dr. Jennifer Stinson is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Neuropsychologist within the Department of Neurology at...

Resource Update

Resource Update   The Resource Update section is authored by Jon Strum, the host of the RealTalk MS podcast that is accessible globally to anyone with internet connection. Below, Jon tells the story of how the podcast came to be.   SOME REAL TALK ABOUT...

Patient’s Perspective

Patient’s Perspective   The Patient’s Perspective section is authored by Elizabeth Jameson, an artist, a writer, and a former public interest lawyer; she has written about illness and disability in publications such as the New York Times, British Medical...
Animal-Assisted Therapy and TBI Recovery

Animal-Assisted Therapy and TBI Recovery

When you think of animals and rehabilitation medicine, you might first think of a seeing eye dog assisting someone with vision impairment. Or of psychiatric service dogs helping people with post-traumatic stress disorder or depression. Service dogs can also assist...
What Stress Does To The Brain

What Stress Does To The Brain

ACRM is committed to keeping on top of the latest news in rehabilitation research and sharing our knowledge with our community of doctors, nurses, and other interdisciplinary members of rehabilitation teams across the world. Following our blog is a great way to find...
Cancer Fatigue Management

Cancer Fatigue Management

Fatigue is an overwhelming lack of energy and motivation. People suffering from fatigue describe it as feeling overtired and as if daily activities are impossible to achieve. Fatigue can have causes that aren’t linked to an underlying disease, but people going through...
HIV Pain Management

HIV Pain Management

1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV today and around 15 percent of them — 1 in 7 — are unaware that they are affected. Chronic pain affects around 40 – 85 percent of those with the condition. As an association created to improve the lives of...
Healing After Brain Injury: What Rehabilitation Research Indicates

Healing After Brain Injury: What Rehabilitation Research Indicates

Recovery from any injury is difficult — but recovery from a brain injury can be long, arduous, and never complete. We don’t say this to be pessimistic or downplay the role of rehabilitation research; we say this to emphasize the role of rehabilitation research! As a...
Message from the ECNG Chair Brooks Wingo PhD

Message from the ECNG Chair Brooks Wingo PhD

A Message From the ECNG Chair, Brooks Wingo   It’s hard to believe it’s already summer! Many of us look forward to a slower pace during the summer, and many are trying to catch up on progress toward writing and research projects. Summer is also a great time to...

Career Development Corner Webinar

Career Development Corner Webinar Series   UPCOMING WEBINAR: Diversification of Research Portfolio in Early Career Stages with Large Datasets With James Graham, PhD, DC and Amol Karmarkar, MPH, PhD   28 June // 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT CLICK HERE to join the...

Early Career Development Course 2019

Early Career Development Course  By Early Career Development Course Task Force Chair, Reza Ehsanian, MD, PhD; Chair-Elect, Amy Herrold, PhD; Past-Chair, Monique Pappadis, PhD The Early Career Development Course is a perennial favorite at ACRM that connects early...

Original Article Part II by Erkut Kucukboyaci

Original Article by Erkut N. Kucukboyaci, PhD Associate Research ScientistKessler Foundation   WORK-LIFE BALANCE: PART IIGiven the limited training available to early career professionals (ECPs) on work-life balance, we continue our two-part series on championing...

Research Spotlight: Jared Gollie

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Jared Gollie   Jared M. Gollie, PhD, CSCSAdjunct Faculty, Department of Health,Human Function and Rehabilitation SciencesGeorge Washington UniversitySchool of Medicine & Health Sciences     Q. What’s your current research...

Career Development Resources June 2019

CAREER DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES Check out these articles, links to useful resources, tips, and opportunities to find the information you need to keep your career on track. This quarter you’ll find very interesting and thought-provoking posts about work-life balance...

Get Involved! Task Force Information June 2019

GET INVOLVED! ECNG TASK FORCE INFORMATIONNew members are welcome and encouraged to join us no matter what career stage you are!  Find a task force you are interested in and contact the Task Force Chair. Social Media OfficerSeveral ACRM networking groups are seeking a...