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Digging Deeper to Understand How Humans Learn Motor Skills After Brain Injury
Johns Hopkins researchers continue study into brain stimulation — reinforced with repetitive learning strategies — to increase motor function after stroke. Findings could enable clinicians to develop approaches to reinforce learning, in hopes of hastening further injury.
A Johns Hopkins Multispecialty Clinic Treats the Gamut of Post-COVID-19 Symptoms
The program was among the first-of-its-kind in the U.S. in 2020, and medical institutions across the country approached the team for guidance on developing their own ambulatory post-COVID-19 clinics.
On the Heels of COVID-19: Influx of Patients with POTS Symptoms
Johns Hopkins experts are treating patients who were infected with the coronavirus and now experience severe symptoms of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, or POTS. These may include profound fatigue; dizziness or intolerance to standing; chronic muscle pain; headache; and nausea, vomiting or irritable bowel syndrome.
In The News
How Pandemic Life Could Be Affecting Your Pelvic Floor and What to Do About It
Pelvic floor physical therapist Mary Austin explains how the muscles of the pelvic floor work, what might contribute to pelvic floor dysfunction and how to care for this often overlooked group of muscles.
Olympic Dreams: Johns Hopkins Doc Volunteers at Tokyo Games
Dr. Mohammad Emam had the opportunity to serve as a volunteer physician for the men’s and women’s taekwondo events at the Tokyo Olympics.
For Covid Long-Haulers, a Little-Known Diagnosis Offers Possible Treatments—and New Challenges
Dr. Tae Chung discusses his new clinic for post-COVID-19 patients with lingering symptoms resembling postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS).
The Dance Student's Guide to Making the Best—and the Most—of At-Home Training
Performing arts physical therapy fellow Monique DeLuca, D.P.T., O.C.S., gives advice on how to make the most of your dance training at home in light of COVID-19 physical distancing efforts.