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RUSK Insights on Rehabilitation Medicine

RUSK Insights on Rehabilitation Medicine is a top podcast featuring interviews with faculty and staff of RUSK Rehabilitation as well as leaders from other rehabilitation programs around the country. These podcasts are being offered by RUSK, one of the top rehabilitation centers in the world. Your host for these interviews is Dr. Tom Elwood. He will take you behind the scenes to look at what is transpiring in the exciting world of rehabilitation research and clinical services through the eyes of those involved in making dynamic breakthroughs in health care.
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Apr 27, 2016

Dr. Katie Ann Sheeran is a senior Physical Therapist in the neurologic outpatient physical therapy department at Rusk. She has worked at NYU since June 2010 and rotated through acute care and acute rehabilitation before becoming a permanent senior physical therapist in the outpatient department. Along with treating patients with neurologic, medically complex, and orthopedic conditions, she runs the Facial Reanimation Program, which focuses on restoring symmetry and spontaneous functional facial movement in patients with facial nerve palsy and synkinesis, a condition that can develop in patients after an episode of Bell’s palsy and other diagnoses, including acoustic neuroma resection, Guillain-Barre, and Ramsey Hunt syndrome. Her bachelor’s degree is from the University of Vermont and she has a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York Medical College. In this interview, she discusses several neurologic conditions that require physical therapy and provides additional details on the importance of this area.  

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