Physical Therapy After Spinal Cord Injury
Interview with T. George Hornby, PhD, PT
Research Scientist, Sensory Motor Performance Program, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
T. George Hornby is a physical therapist who helps patients recover the ability to move after a spinal cord injury. Some of his research involves the use of equipment and assistive devices.
Dr. Hornby’s video interview includes basic information about finding a physical therapy rehabilitation program after a spinal cord injury, identifying, dealing with and decreasing spasticity after a spinal cord injury, using a machine called a Lokomat to assist with gait training, and how to measure the results of robotic assistive device therapy.
T. George Hornby, PhD, PT Read Bio
Research Scientist, Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago