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hc-sports-skiYour comprehensive library of ON Demand talk radio shows and podcasts geared toward people living with and beyond disabilities, their family, friends hc-sportsand caregivers...Learn important information on new technology available, the latest surgeries, treatment options, caregiving and more.  Listen to authors, nurses, patients, celebrities and the top physician in the country and from all over the world discuss the latest news and information with our Health Radio docs and talk personalities (including HealthRadio's own Dr. Glen House!).

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There are 93 On Demand Archives in this Category.
Bionic Legs Restore Mobility
Bionic Legs Restore Mobility
Guest(s):Helen Robinson - CEO, Rex Bionics
Topic:Rex Bionics
Topic Info:An important outcome for people using Rex is the physical feeling most experience - that of painless movement and relaxation as the body's systems circulate. With state-of-art, highly engineered systems some 17 on-board computer processors control move ...
Original Air Date:12 / 13 / 2011
Robotic Legs Help the Paralyzed Walk Featured
How the Brain Can Hide Problems with Memory, Communication and Thinking
How the Brain Can Hide Problems with Memory, Communication and Thinking
Guest(s):Dr. Anna Barrett, MD
Topic:How the Brain Can Fool Us
Topic Info:People with diverse conditions such as Alzheimer Disease, stroke, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, psychiatric problems like schizophrenia, or even movement problems like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) or Parkinson Disea ...
Original Air Date:12 / 6 / 2011
How the Brain Can Hide Problems with Vision and Movement
How the Brain Can Hide Problems with Vision and Movement
Guest(s):Dr. Anna Barrett, MD
Topic:How the Brain Can Fool Us
Topic Info:People with stroke, Parkinson Disease and its “cousins”, Huntington Disease, traumatic brain injury and even disorders like Alzheimer Disease can cause trouble with using tools well; with mobility in the arms and legs for dressing, standing, walking, ...
Original Air Date:12 / 6 / 2011
What Is The Pseudobulbar Affect? Featured
Living with Pseudobulbar Affect
Living with Pseudobulbar Affect
Guest(s):David and Arlene Diehl
Topic:Understanding Emotional Incontinence
Topic Info:Pseudobulbar affect (PBA), emotional lability, labile affect or emotional incontinence refers to a neurologic disorder characterized by involuntary crying or uncontrollable episodes of crying and/or laughing, or other emotional displays. PBA occurs second ...
Original Air Date:11 / 29 / 2011
Who Can Benefit From Horse Assisted Therapy? Featured
What is Horse Therapy, and How Does It Work?
What is Horse Therapy, and How Does It Work?
Guest(s):Jody Enget, Executive Director of Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center
Topic:Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies
Topic Info:Jody Enget, Executive Director of Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center, joins Dr. House to discuss the many uses of Horse Assisted Therapy. The benefits of equine assisted activities and therapies are not limited to only physical improvements, as many cli ...
Original Air Date:11 / 22 / 2011
Is an ICON Wheelchair Right for You?
Is an ICON Wheelchair Right for You?
Guest(s):David Owens
Topic:The Story of ICON Wheelchairs
Topic Info:A new revolution in wheelchair performance and adjust-ability! Dave Owens joins Dr. House to discuss the technology behind ICON Wheelchairs and how they differ from current wheelchairs.
Original Air Date:11 / 15 / 2011
Helping Veterans Navigate the VA Featured
What You Need to Know About Veterans & VA Disability Benefits
What You Need to Know About Veterans & VA Disability Benefits
Guest(s):Jon Brown and Craig N. Bash M.D., M.B.A.
Topic:Navigating the Veteran's Administration
Topic Info:Jon Brown joins Dr. House to explain what veterans must know to successfully navigate for disability benefits.
Original Air Date:11 / 15 / 2011
Group Exercise for Special Populations Featured
What is Physiatry?
What is Physiatry?
Guest(s):Dr. Indira Lanig
Topic:Spotlight on a Medical Specialty: Physiatry
Topic Info:Dr. Indira Lanig joins Dr. House to discuss the medical profession that everyone living with a physical disability should already know about - Physiatry. She will describe the brief history of the the specialty and its focus on function.
Original Air Date:10 / 25 / 2011
Health Care Reform from a Physiatry Point of View
Health Care Reform from a Physiatry Point of View
Guest(s):Dr. Indira Lanig
Topic:Spotlight on a Medical Specialty: Physiatry
Topic Info:Dr. Indira Lanig discusses the challenges of tomorrows health care reform and how one medical specialty can lend a blueprint for a successful tomorrow.
Original Air Date:10 / 25 / 2011
Disability Travel and Accessibility: London Featured
Treating Brachial Plexus Palsy in Children
Guest(s):Dr. Maureen Nelson
Topic Info:Dr. Maureen Nelson joins Dr. House to discuss Brachial Plexus Palsy, which is damage to the nerves that conduct signals from the spine to the shoulder, arm and hands. She will talk about treatment of children with these injuries.
Original Air Date:10 / 18 / 2011
Deep Brain Stimulation Technology for Parkinson's Disease
Deep Brain Stimulation Technology for Parkinson's Disease
Guest(s):Dr. Anna Barrett, M.D.
Topic Info:Dr. Anna Barrett from Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation joins Dr. House to talk about deep brain stimulation and new technology for resaerch in Parkinson's Disease.
Original Air Date:10 / 18 / 2011
Stroke-Related Hidden Disabilities
Stroke-Related Hidden Disabilities
Guest(s):Dr. Anna Barrett, M.D.
Topic Info:Expert Stroke researcher, Dr. Anna Barrett from Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation joins Dr. House to discuss hidden disabilities related to Stroke. She will also talk about Stroke research.
Original Air Date:10 / 18 / 2011
Using Horses as a Therapy Tool for the Disabled
Using Horses as a Therapy Tool for the Disabled
Guest(s):Sarah Newton-Cromwell
Topic:Equine Therpay for Mind, Body and Soul
Topic Info:Sarah Newton-Cromwell, program director for REINS and an advanced riding instructor joins the show to discuss a unique approach to therapy for people with disabilities that uses horses as a therapy tool called REINS (Riding Emphasizing Individual Needs an ...
Original Air Date:10 / 11 / 2011
Traveling by Air with a Disability - Part 2 Featured
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