presented by Anne Kloos
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Anne Kloos, PT, PhD, NCS
Anne Kloos, PT, PhD, NCS received her physical therapy degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her master's and doctoral degrees in biology/neuroscience from Cleveland State University. Dr. Kloos is currently a Professor-Clinical in the Physical Therapy Division at the Ohio State University, where she teaches adult neurorehabilitation and neuroscience courses and conducts research on…Read full bio
1. Physical Therapy Treatment Across Disease Stages
In this chapter, the clinician is presented with advanced concepts regarding physical therapy management of the client with Huntington’s disease across the course of the disease. Newest evidence related to exercise, motor learning, cueing, use of an external focus, and dual-task training is covered.
2. Case Study: Interventions Throughout Disease Stages
In this chapter, the clinician applies advanced concepts and knowledge of evidence-based interventions to the physical therapy management of a client with HD presented in a case study. The rationale for the selection and modification of interventions for the client across all disease stages will be discussed.
3. Providing PT Across the Course of the Disease: Reimbursement Issues
In this chapter, a model for care across the life span incorporating rehabilitation and skilled maintenance therapy is presented. Reimbursement issues related to provision of skilled maintenance therapy are also presented.