Pusher Syndrome

Pusher Syndrome

Pusher Syndrome
Neurorehabilitation

 
 
00:00 / 36:30
 
1X
 

Inside the Episode

In this episode, Natalie and Jessica review the etiology of Pusher Syndrome, useful assessment tools, and treatment techniques for managing this complex condition.

 

References:

Baccini, M., Paci, M., Nannetti, L., Biricolti, C. & Rinaldi, L. Scale for Contraversive Pushing: Cutoff Scores for Diagnosing “Pushing Behavior” and Construct Validity. Physical Therapy Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association, 2008: 88: 947-955.

Benaim, C., Perennou, D., Villy, J., Rousseaux, M., Pelissier, J.  Validation of a Standardized Assessment of Postural Control in Stroke Patients: THe Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke Patients.  Stroke, 1999: 30: 1862-1868

“Can States of Consciousness be Mapped in the Brain?” (2016). Retrieved from http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/i/i_12/i_12_cr/i_12_cr_con/i_12_cr_con.html

Carr, J. & Shepherd, R.B. New Aspects for the Physiotherapy of Pushing Behavior. NeuroRehabilitation, 2005; 20: 343-345.

Clark, E., Hill, K., & Punt, T. Responsiveness of 2 Scales to Evaluate Lateropulsion or Pusher Syndrome Recovery After Stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2012; 93:149-155.

Danells, CJ. Poststroke Pushing: Natural History and Relationship to Motor and Functional Recovery. AHA Journals, 2004; 35:2873-2878.

Dougherty, P. (n.d.). Somatosensory Processes. Retrieved from: http://neuroscience.uth.tmc.edu/s2/chapter05.html

Karnath, H., Broetz, D. Understanding and Treating “Pusher Syndrome”. PHYS THER, 2003; 83:1119-1125.

Karnath, H. Pusher Syndrome- A frequent but little known disturbance of body orientation perception. Journal of Neurology. 2007; 254:514-424.

Roberston, S. (2016, July 21). What Does the Thalamus Do? Retrieved from http://www.news-medical.net/health/What-does-the-Thalamus-do.aspx

Resources:

Scale for Contraversive Pushing

Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke

2019-02-10T20:19:45+00:00February 10th, 2019|