The Past, Present, and Future of Neurorehabilitation: From NUSTEP Through IV STEP and Beyond.

  title={The Past, Present, and Future of Neurorehabilitation: From NUSTEP Through IV STEP and Beyond.},
  author={Susan R. Harris and Carolee J. Winstein},
  journal={Pediatric physical therapy : the official publication of the Section on Pediatrics of the American Physical Therapy Association},
  volume={29 Suppl 3},
  • S. Harris, C. Winstein
  • Published 1 July 2017
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Pediatric physical therapy : the official publication of the Section on Pediatrics of the American Physical Therapy Association
PURPOSES To present the history and aims of the STEP conferences; describe the interdependence of prevention, prediction, plasticity, and participation; reflect on where we stand today regarding those 4 Ps; and discuss how future neurorehabilitation should look for individuals with movement disorders. KEY POINTS Physical therapists have focused primarily on tertiary prevention, emphasizing primary/secondary prevention far less. Predicting optimal response to intervention is essential for… 


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