Recorded Abstracts

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 A case report on the diagnostic utility of baclofen boluses via lumbar puncture for diagnosing loss of efficacy to intrathecal baclofen pumpsAlexander Whelan, MD 1; Emily Patterson, MD 1; Kate Montgomery, MD, FRCPC 1; Sonja McVeigh, MD, FRCPC 1; Christine Short, MD, FRCPC 1. Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
 A systematic review on sexuality and sexual health in adults with limb loss Stephanie Brooks, MA1,2; Samantha L. Atkinson, BSc2,3; Stephanie R. Cimino, MSc1,2; Amanda L. Mayo, MHSC, MD, FRCPC2,3; Sander L. Hitzig, PhD1,2 1Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON; 2St. John’s Rehab Research Program, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute; Toronto, ON; 3Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON
First Place Systematic Review Abstract & Third Place Honourable Mention Resident Research Contest (3-way tie)Acupuncture for Pain after Spinal Cord Injury: A Systematic Review This will be a live presentation on May 29!Carmen Baker MD1, Stephanie Muise MD1, E. Ali Bateman MD1, Gordon Ngo MD1, Jordan VanderEnde MD1, Shahad Alajmi MD1, Heather M. MacKenzie MD FRCPC1, Swati Mehta PhD1,2 1Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Western University, London, ON 2 Lawson Health Research Institute, London, ON
An economic evaluation of remote physiatry outreach clinics in ManitobaJanine N. Reid, MD 1; Karen D. Ethans, MD, FRCPC 1. 1 Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
Second Place Honourable Mention Education AbstractAn evaluation of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation skills days: A survey of medical studentsJulian L. de Ciutiis, MD1; Jackie Kraushaar, MD, FRCPC1; Muhammad Siddiqui, PhD1; Shane Wunder, MD, FRCPC1 1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK
 Arm numbness at 45 degrees abduction: A case report of thoracic outlet syndrome post brachial neuritisJamie L Fleet, MD1, Srinivasan Harish MD2, James Bain MD3, Steven K Baker, MD, MSc1. Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada 2. Department of Radiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada 3. Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
First Place Medical Student Research ContestAttitudes of acute and rehabilitative care providers to potential broadening of eligibility for medical assistance in dying to patients with acute spinal cord injury: a qualitative study. This will be a live presentation on May 29!Shivani Tauh, Darren Nickel, Lilian U Thorpe, Daryl Fourney, Rob Weiler, Gary Linassi University of Saskatchewan
Third Place Honourable Mention Medical Student Research Contest (Tied)Benefits, safety, and adjunct modality prevalences of long-term botulinum toxin injections for cervical dystonia and myofascial neck pain: a retrospective cohort study Dion Diep, BHSc1; Jasmine Ko2; John Lan, MD, FRCPC3; Kinga Koprowicz, MD, FCFP3; Gordon Ko, MD, FRCPC3,4 1MD Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON; 2Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON; 3Canadian Centre of Integrative Medicine, Toronto, ON; 4Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON
 Blood flow restriction and its potential use in spinal cord injuries Ryan Kelly, MD candidate1 1Memorial University Faculty of Medicine
 Bone replaces articular cartilage in rat knees following 8 weeks of rigid immobilizationMasanori Watanabe12, T Mark Campbell 1, 34, Katherine Reilly1,4, Odette Laneuville1,5, Hans K. Uhthoff1, Guy Trudel1,6 1 Bone and Joint Research Laboratory, Division of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON; 2 Faculty of Rehabilitation Science, Nagoya Gakuin University, Nagoya, Japan; 3 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Elisabeth BruyEre Hospital, Ottawa, ON; 4 Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON; 5 Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON; 6 Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
Third Place Original Abstract & Second Place Honourable Mention Resident Research ContestCanadian physician survey on practice patterns and perceptions on use of adjunct therapies following botulinum toxin injection for limb spasticity Alvin H. Ip, MD1; Chetan P. Phadke, PhD2,3; Chris Boulias, MD, PhD2,4; Farooq Ismail, MD2,4; Patricia B. Mills, MHSc, MD1,5 1Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC; 2Spasticity Research Program, West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto, ON; 3Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON; 4Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON; 5Rehabilitation Research Program, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, BC
 Cavanagh Syndrome (Congenital Thenar Hypoplasia) Presenting As An ALS Mimic Alasdair TL Rathbone1, Benjamin Ritsma1, Matthew Faris1 Institutional Affiliation: 1. Queen’s University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Kingston, ON, Canada
Second Place Case Report AbstractCoasters, cauda equina syndrome and juvenile discogenic disorder: a case report Lindsay R. Hubenig, MD, FRCPC 2; Matthew W. Prowse, MD, FRCPC 1,2; Angela S. Currie, MD, FRCPC, 2 1Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; 2Department of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Pediatrics, Edmonton, AB;
 Concern of falling and its association with future mobility, quality of life and social satisfaction in the people with lower extremity amputations: A prospective studyAshvene Sureshkumar1; Humberto Omana, MSc1; Courtney Frengopoulos, MSc1; Michael W. Payne, MSc MD, FRCP(C)2,3; Ricardo Viana, OT MD, FRCP(C)2,3; Susan W. Hunter, PT PhD1,3,4 1Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada; 2Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Parkwood Institute, London, ON, Canada; 3Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada; 4School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
 Cryoneurotomy as a Percutaneous Mini-invasive Therapy for the Treatment of the Spastic Limb: Case Presentation, Review of the Literature, and Proposed Approach for Use Paul Winston, MD FRCPC 1 Patricia Branco Mills, MD FRCPC 1, Rajiv Reebye, MD FRCPC v, Daniel Vincent, MD FRCPC 2 1. Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2 Department of Anesthesiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
 Dynamic balance and its association with future objective and subjective mobility after inpatient rehabilitation for people with lower extremity amputations: A prospective study Rachael Coupland 1; Humberto Omana, MSc1; Courtney Frengopoulos, MSc1; Michael W. Payne, MSc, MD, FRCP(C)2,3; Ricardo Viana, OT, MD, FRCP(C)2,3; Susan W. Hunter, PT, PhD1,3,4 1Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada; 2Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Parkwood Institute, London, ON, Canada; 3Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada; 4School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
 30 second pitchEfficacy of aerobic exercise modalities for individuals with spinal cord injury: An interventional study Molly Jackson1; Colleen OConnell1,2; Shane McCullum2 1Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, Saint John, NB; 2Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation, Fredericton, NB
 Efficacy of intra-articular platelet-rich plasma versus corticosteroid injections in advanced knee osteoarthritis: A literature review of randomized controlled trials.Geoffrey Hartin, MD, 1 1 Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
 Electromyography and Myofascial Pain: Past, Present and Future: A Narrative Review Alasdair TL Rathbone1, Matti D Allen1,2, David Ruggles1, Benjamin Ritsma1 1. Queen’s University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Kingston, ON, Canada 2. Queen’s University School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Kingston, ON, Canada
 Epidural spinal cord stimulation to restore autonomic functions following spinal cord injury: Canadian experience from E-STAND clinical trial. Andrei Krassioukov MD, PhD, FRCPC1, Tom Nightingale PhD1, Matthias Walter MD, PhD1, David Darrow MD, PhD2, Aaron Philips PhD3, Theoden I. Netoff PhD2, Uzma Samadani MD, PhD2, Anna Parr MD, PhD2. 1International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD), Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia; and GF Strong Rehabilitation Center, Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada; 2Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, USA; 3Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology, Cardiac Sciences & Clinical Neurosciences, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada.
Third Place Honourable Mention Medical Student Essay Contest Etiology, presentation, and management of heterotopic ossification in patients with traumatic brain injury Syed M. Ibrahim, BSc School of Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
 Fibromyalgia: A review of the latest evidence-based approaches to treatment Sydney E. Eaton 1 1 Schulich School of Medicine, London, ON
Third Place Honourable Mention Resident Essay ContestHeadaches following brain injury and stroke: a narrative review Alvin H. Ip, MD1 1Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Third Place Case Report AbstractHitting the sweet spot: Complications related to an intraarticular injection in a patient with acute myeloid leukemia (a case report) Lindsey Elin Woodrow1, An Thuy Ngo-Huang1 1The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
 Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the functional recovery of patients with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (in progress) Darsan Sadacharam 1; Sarah Wong 1; Jessica Trier, MD, FRCPC 2,3 1Queen’s University, School of Medicine, Kingston ON; 2Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Queen’s University, Kingston ON; 3Providence Care Hospital, Kingston ON
Second Place Honourable Mention Medical Student Research ContestImpact of lower limb amputation on bone mineral density: A systematic review and meta-analysis Wesley Tin, Swati Mehta PhD, Michael Payne MSc, MD, FRCP(C)
 Implementation of a psychiatry consult liaison service at an inpatient rehabilitation hospital: An observational study Natalie Daly1 MD; Megan Brenkel2 BSc; Rosalie Steinburg3,4, MSc, MD, FRCPC; Matthew Boyle3,4, MD, FRCPC; Lawrence Robinson1,3, MD, FRCPC 1 Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada 2 Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada 3 St. John’s Campus, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada 4 Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Third Place Honourable Mention Quality Improvement AbstractImproving access to prehabilitation in a vascular surgery population: A quality improvement project. Emma Mauti MD1, Ainsley Kempenaar MD1, Carolyn Sawicki MD1, Leslie Summers de Luca PhD2, Hannah Brooks MSc 2, Ahmed Kayssi MD MSc MPH FRCSC (2,3), Amanda Mayo MD MHSc FRCPC (1,2) 1 – University of Toronto Department of Medicine Division of Physiatry, Toronto, Ontario 2 – Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario 3 – University of Toronto Department of Surgery Division of Vascular Surgery, Toronto, Ontario
 Inaccessibility of examination tables for women with multiple sclerosis in Canada: Sub analysis of a web-based questionnaire Emily Patterson, MD 1,2; Christine Short, MD, FRCPC 1,2 1 Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS; 2 Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, NS
 Incorporating a personalized exercise rehabilitation program for breast cancer patients at medical oncology clinics – a feasibility studySivakumar Gulasingam, MBBS, FRCPC1,2; Rashida Haq, MBBs, FRCPC2,3; Gerilyn Danischewsky, Spec.Hon.BA Kin., ATC, CATA(c) 1; Pauline Gulasingam MBBS, CRA3 1 Rumsey Cardiac Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute , University Health Network , Toronto, Ontario 2 University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario 3 Department of Hematology & Oncology, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
 Knee flexion contracture is associated with denuded bone in the anterior tibia of osteoarthritis patients: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative T Mark Campbell1,2 Katherine Reilly3 Odette Laneuville4 Hans K. Uhthoff4 Guy Trudel3,5 Affiliations 1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital Ottawa, Ontario, 2 Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa; 3 Bone and Joint Research Laboratory, Division of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, 4 Department of Biology, University of Ottawa;5 Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa;
First Place Resident Essay ContestMobility after spinal cord injury: A narrative review of mobility device prescription patterns and novel mobility assistance technologies. This will be a live presentation on May 29!Paul Adamiak MD1, Andrea Townson MD, FRCPC1 1University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
 NepalAbility Team 22: Observations, reflections and future directions drawn from an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team visit to Tansen, Nepal Ainsley Kempenaar, MD 1,2; Nora Cullen, MD, MSc, FRCPC 1 1 Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON; 2 Postgraduate Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
 Non-Traumatic Spinal Cord Disorders in New Brunswick, Canada: a Population-Based StudySandra Magalhaes1, Paramdeep Singh1, James Ted McDonald1, Colleen O’Connell2 1. New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training, Fredericton, NB, Canada 2. Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation, Fredericton, NB, Canada
Painless wrist drop: Ganglion cyst or Saturday night palsy? A case report Neferu, MD 1, 2; Shariff Dessouki, MD, FRCPC 1, 2 1 Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 2 Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
First Place Education AbstractPerceptions of physiatry residents on blended learning in their education: a qualitative study This will be a live presentation on May 29!Alice Kam, MD, FRCPC 1; Asenath Steiman, MD, FRCPC 1; Lavan Sivarajah 2; Denyse Richardson MD, FRCPC 1, 3 1. University Health Network, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, ON 2. University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, ON 3.Division of Physiatry, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
First Place Original Abstract & First Place Resident Research ContestPeripheral neuropathies in the lower extremities of individuals with spinal cord injury or disease: A retrospective case series This will be a live presentation on May 29!Jason Liang, MD1; Julio C. Furlan, MD, FRCPC1,2 1Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; 2KITE – Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
 Predictors of exceeding the recommended inpatient rehabilitation length of stay for hip fracture: A retrospective cohort study Natalie Daly MD1; Christian Fortin JD, MD, MHSc1,2; Susan Jaglal PhD3,4; Shannon MacDonald MD, MSc1,2,3 1 Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; 2 Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, Sinai Health System, Toronto, Canada; 3 Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; 4 Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
 Pregnancy after amputation: A national survey of prosthetic outcomes and patient experiences E. Ali Bateman MD1; Ricardo Viana MD, FRCPC1; Michael W.C. Payne MD, FRCPC1 1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, Ontario
 Prevalence of postpartum depression and anxiety among women with spinal cord injury.Lee Amanda1,2, Wen Benjamin3, Walter Matthias, MD, PhD2, Hocaloski Shea4, Hodge Karen5, Sandholdt Nora6, Hultling Claus, MD6, Elliott Stacy MD7,8,9, Krassioukov Andrei, MD, PhD, FRCPC2,4,9. 1 Experimental Medicine Program, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia , Vancouver , BC , Canada. 2. International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia , Vancouver , BC , Canada. 3. MD Undergraduate Program, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver , BC , Canada. 4. GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, Vancouver , BC , Canada. 5. Sunny Hill Health Centre, Vancouver , BC , Canada. 6. Spinalis SCI Research Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Science and Society, Division of Neurodegeneration, Neurorehabilitation Section , Stockholm , Sweden. 7. Vancouver Coastal Health, B.C. Centre for Sexual Medicine , Vancouver , BC , Canada. 8. Departments of Psychiatry and Urological Sciences, University of British Columbia , Vancouver , BC , Canada. 9. Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of British Columbia , Vancouver , BC , Canada.
Second Place Honourable Mention Medical Student Essay ContestQuality of life and satisfaction in patients with post-stroke spasticity following treatment: A literature review. John Fitterer1; Emily M. Krauss, MD, MSc, FRCSC1,2 1. University of Victoria 2. Division on Plastic Surgery University of British Columbia
 Reducing redundant TSH testing in inpatient rehabilitation: A quality improvement initiative E. Ali Bateman, MD 1; Alan Gob, MD, FRCPC 2; Ian Chin-Yee, MD, FRCPC (2,3); Heather M. MacKenzie, MD, FRCPC 1 1 Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON, Canada 2 Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON, Canada 3 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON, Canada
 Rehabilitation therapies in Rett syndrome across the lifespan: A scoping review of human and animal studies David Yang1; Helen Lee Robertson, MLIS2; Elizabeth G. Condliffe, PhD, MD3; Melissa T. Carter, MSc, MD4; Tammie Dewan, MD5; Vithya Gnanakumar, MD3 1University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 2Liaison Librarian, Clinical Medicine, Health Sciences Library, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 3Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Pediatrics, University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 4Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; 5Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Second Place Honourable Mention Resident Essay ContestResident research productivity in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: Where are we now and where do we go from here? E. Ali Bateman MD1 1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Western University, London, ON
Third Place Systematic Review Abstract Reviewing the effectiveness of rTMS in the management of persistent post-traumatic headache Alyssa G. Komar1, MD, PGY1 1 Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
First Place Quality Improvement Abstract & Third Place Honourable Mention Resident Research Contest (3-way tie)Teaching residents critical appraisal skills: An educational quality improvement initiative targeting journal club This will be a live presentation on May 29!E. Ali Bateman, MD1; Jordan VanderEnde, MD1; Stephanie Muise, MD,1; Heather M. MacKenzie, MD, FRCPC1 1Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Western University, London, Ontario
 The Influence of Social Disconnectedness and Perceived Social Isolation on Health and Wellbeing in Community-Dwelling Adults with Dysvascular Limb Loss Amanda L. Mayo, MD, FRCPC, MHSc 1,2; Steven Dilkas, MD, FRCPC 2,3; Michael Devlin, MD 3, FRCPC; Ricardo Viana, MD, FRCPC 4,5; Michael W. Payne, MSc, MD, FRCPC 4,5; Crystal MacKay, PhD 2,3; Sander L. Hitzig, PhD 1,2. 1 Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON 2 University of Toronto, Toronto, ON 3 WestPark Rehab Hospital Toronto, ON 4 Parkwoord Research Institute, London, ON 5 University of Western Ontario, London, ON
 The power of disagreement: Matching clinical symptoms with electrodiagnostic findings in carpal tunnel syndrome. Alexander Wasserman,, MD1,2; Davyd Hooper, MD, FRCPC1,2 1-Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB 2-Riverview Health Centre, Winnipeg, MB
Second Place Systematic Review Abstract The role of sub-symptom threshold aerobic exercise for persistent concussion symptoms in patients with post-concussion syndrome: A systematic review McKyla McIntyre, MD1; Ainsley Kempenaar, MD1; Mohammadreza Amiri, PhD1; Seyed Mohammad Alavinia, PhD1; Dinesh Kumbhare, MD, PhD1 1Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
 The role of thermography in complex regional pain syndrome: A case seriesSaroop Dhatt, BSc 1; Paul Winston, MD, FRCPC 2 1 Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC; 2 Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Third Place Honourable Mention Medical Student Research Contest (Tied)The SETPACE Trial: Stroke Survivors Impressions of the Education and Teaching Provided Regarding Physical Activity, and Patient Confidence Regarding Exercise Christopher Wavell, BSc(Kin) (1,2); Stephanie Marrocco, MSc (4); Rozhan Momen 1; Steven Macaluso, MD, FRCPC (3,4) 1. The University of Western Ontario, London, ON; 2. Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, ON; 3. Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Western University, London, ON; 4. Lawson Research, Parkwood Institute, Main Building, London, ON, Canada
Second Place Original AbstractThe Toronto Concussion Study: The feasibility and effects of early prescribed aerobic exercise on recovery and post-concussive symptoms in adults – a pilot studyEvan Foster1; Ainsley Kempenaar2,3; Tharshini Chandra1; David Lawrence1; Elizabeth L Inness1,4; Laura Langer1; Cynthia Danells1,2; Paul Comper1,4; Mark Bayley1,3 1 University Health Network – Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, ON; 2 University of Toronto, Toronto, ON; 3 Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON; 4 Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
 Treating hypertonia in elderly patients living in the Personal Care Home (PCH) Setting: Can improved identification and pro-active treatment lead to better care? Nicholas J. Miller, MD 1 Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
First Place Medical Student Essay ContestTreatment of hiccups in stroke rehabilitation with gabapentin: a case series and focused clinical review This will be a live presentation on May 29!Tiffany Got1, Lilian Vivas1, Heather MacNeill1, 2 1Department of Medicine, University of Toronto 2Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sinai Health System
First Place Case Report Abstract & Third Place Honourable Mention Resident Research Contest (3-way tie)Ultrasound-guided tendon fenestration and prolotherapy for bilateral insertional Achilles tendinopathy: A case report This will be a live presentation on May 29!Ramona Neferu, MD 1,2; Shariff Dessouki, MD, FRCPC 1,2 1 Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 2 Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Second Place Honourable Mention Quality Improvement AbstractUrine screening on stroke rehabilitation inpatients: A quality improvement initiative Arjun S Ghuman, MD, Pamela Mathura, MBA, Uma Chandran, MD, FRCPC, Dr. Jaime C Yu, MD, MEd, FRCPC ¹Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada Edmonton Zone Medicine Quality Council “ Strategic Clinical Improvement Committee, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB, Canada Site Quality and Safety Committee, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB, Canada.
 Use of CGRP Receptor Blocker Erenumab in the Management of Post-Traumatic Headache: A Case Series of 5 Women Jordan VanderEnde MD1, E. Ali Bateman MD1, Heather MacKenzie MD1, Keith Sequeira MD1 1Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Western University, London, Canada
 Using motivating-tied exercise technology in long-term care facilities to reduce falls: A feasibility trial Susan Zorz1, Sean Dellaire1, Katherine Reilly2, Juliette Wilson-Sanchez3, Rosendo Rodriguez4, T. Mark Campbell5,6 1) The Glebe Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 2) Bone and Joint Research Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 3) Faculty of Science, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 4) The Ottawa Methods Centre, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa Ontario Canada 5) Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 6) Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
 Validity and reliability of the Modified Heckmatt scale in evaluating muscle changes under ultrasound in patients with spasticity Alana Fleet, MD1; Marisa C. Moreta2, DO; Rajiv Reebye, MD, FRCPC1; Gina P. McKernan, PhD2,3, Michael Berger, MD, FRCPC1; Jordan Farag, MD1; Michael C. Munin, MD2;