Limb Loss Awareness Open House

SSM Rehabilitation Network is hosting the 2nd Annual Limb Loss Awwareness Open House with special guest speaker Christina Stephens- The “Amputee OT.”

The event will be held Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Kirkwood Day Institute,
1001 S. Kirkwood Rd. Suite 150
Kirkwood, MO 63122
Phone: 314-821-7554

Please RSVP to:
Kristin Crayton at
Stephanie Bardgett at

Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) 2012

The following research abstracts were accepted to the national conference; 2012 Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association to be presented in Chicago, IL in February.

Oral Platform Presentations:

  Comparison of two pulse oximeter technologies in patients ambulating with a wheeled walker in the acute care setting: a pilot study

Ann Fick PT, DPT, MS, CCS; Stacey Schutte SPT; Alyssa Toalson SPT; Adam Bridwell SPT; Kathryn Siemen SPT; Joel Dougherty SPT; Jesse Moore PT, DPT; Ryan Duncan MPT

  The effect of muscle energy targeting the sacroiliac joint on low back pain in adolescents who referred to physical therapy after a neurosurgical evaluation

Sandy Ross PT, DPT, MHS, PCS; Ashley Pratt SPT; Katelyn Wiles SPT; Callie Freeman SPT; Katie Rupp SPT; Nicholas Hentis SPT; Jeffrey Leonard MD; Joan Puglisi PT, PCS

The effects of an educational game on retention of the spinal tracts and the enjoyment of learning in physical therapy students: a mixed methods pilot study

Joni Barry PT, DPT, NCS; Riane Hargraves SPT; Stacy Straub SPT; Jessica Landon SPT; Patti Naylor PT, MS

Poster Presentation:

Inter-rater and Intra-rater reliability of sagittal plane hip, knee, and ankle kinematics using the GAITRite walkway and Logitech video camera: a pilot study

Sandy Ross PT, DPT, MHS, PCS; Clinton Rice SPT; Kristyn VonBehren SPT; April Meyer SPT; Rachel Alexander SPT; Scott Murfin SPT


October is PT Month!

The PT Club co-hosted Way Out Wednesday on October13.

Activities for the booth included: Fitness challenges – Who can do the most sit ups, push ups, etc. –  Who can jump rope/hula hoop the longest –  Handouts with questions about health and fitness were available for all who visited the table.