In this episode, host Jackie Loeshelle, PT, DPT is joined by Nancy Salbach, PT, PhD to discuss Dr. Salbach’s article, “Assessment of Walking Speed and Distance Post-Stroke Increases after Providing a Theory-Based Toolkit”, published in the JNPT. The JNPT is a partner on this episode.
Resources on the measurement of gait speed and distance can be found here:
- 10 Meter Walk Test: https://www.neuropt.org/docs/default-source/cpgs/core-outcome-measures/core-measure-10-meter-walk-test-(10mwt)_final.pdf?sfvrsn=c5585243_2&sfvrsn=c5585243_2
- 6 Minute Walk Test: https://neuropt.org/docs/default-source/cpgs/core-outcome-measures/core-outcome-measures-documents-july-2018/6mwt_protocol.pdf?sfvrsn=fc325343_2&sfvrsn=fc325343_2
The information in this podcast is meant for the benefit of physical therapists. It is not meant for personal medical diagnosis and/or treatment. Individuals should always consult an appropriate medical practitioner with questions.
Please send comments or questions on this podcast to the Stroke SIG at [email protected].
The Stroke Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.