As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available and distribution plans vary by state, APTA Practice and Regulatory Affairs staff and members will discuss the latest updates on vaccine distribution, access, and administration.
Physical therapy has an important role in addressing the challenges of a devastating disease.
Dr. Sahrmann elaborates on her thought-provoking Point of View in a conversation that acknowledges some of the differences of opinion and controversies surrounding this vital topic.
Lindsay Durand, SPT, APTA Student Assembly director of communications, and Tonya Olson, MSPT, DPT, discuss the benefits of online learning, hybrid education, and how to make the most of your virtual learning experiences.
In this episode we talk to Chris Lane, PT, DPT, is a PhD and Louise Thoma, PT, DPT, PhD about their career journeys, things to consider when pursuing a PhD, both personally and professionally, and advice they’d give to those interested in this professional path. Here’s our discussion.
Learn from PTAs who have taken the lead on navigating through their careers and finding rewarding pathways to professional success.
MOVEMENT2BE motivates kids, who might not otherwise have access to team sports and extracurricular activities, to value and take part in physical activities to achieve a healthy life.
Zach Waltson, PT, DPT, is an avid reader who is continuously learning, seeking to grow and reflect, and ultimately striving be the best clinician and mentor he can be.
In this episode, Zach shares his message to seek out more information, identify bias and limitations when they exist, find mentors, and reflect on experiences whenever possible.
Doctors told parents of newborn Eli Starkey that he might never speak or walk. Eli’s parents and PT Anna Howard discuss the cutting edge treatment, physical therapy, faith, and determination that has Eli walking, talking, and playing ball.
Building strength and emphasizing healthy movement through physical therapy can be a valuable tool to help people who have eating disorders. It also is a means of improving people’s long-term recovery. https://www.choosept.com/radio/detail/value-of-physical-therapy-in-addressing-life-limit
In this episode, Cameron Massumi, PT, DPT talks about how he reassessed his career goals and journey, how this year forced him to be creative and innovative, and he gives tips for listeners to consider when things don’t go according to your plan.
Many life experiences led to work at a pro bono clinic.
Listen to this update advocacy efforts to stop the cut, recently introduced legislation, and learn why it is still imperative to continue to take action.
In a conversation from his current station in South Korea, Major Eric Walter, PT, DPT talks about how he decided to become a physical therapist in the military, what his day-to-day is like, and why serving as a military PT is different than in the civilian world.
Back pain with sciatica— can upset the rhythm and quality of life. The typical wait-and-see approach can prolong pain needlessly. PT and researcher Julie Fritz shares significant findings that suggest it’s time to make changes to typical care.
Join your host Yusra Iftikhar, PT, DPT, Director of Communications, APTA Student Assembly for a discussion on the topics of body dysmorphia, body image, and physical therapy treatment with guests Krystyna Holland, PT, DPT, and Ivana Salazar Fryer, PTA, BS, RYT
Learn how you can take action, and why it matters. With PTA Caucus Delegate, Jodi Pfeiffer, chats with Kara Gainer, APTA director of regulatory affairs, and Justin Elliot, APTA vice president of government affairs.
Physical therapy can help heal emotional wounds, too.
In this installment in our DEI Discussion series we focus on pathways to leadership. We discuss how to create pathways, how to facilitate them through mentorship, and the ways volunteers can support structures and groups that keep those pathways open into the future.
Becoming a U.S.-licensed PT, for someone who has attained entry-level education internationally is a feat. Learn about these challenges and how you can make a difference.