A quote from Saint Ignatius Loyola motivated Efosa Guobadia’s desire to increase access to quality rehabilitation medicine around the world. (November 15, 2017)
In this November 16, 2017 of MoveForward Radio: Michelle Griffith started experiencing intense abdominal pain. Over the course of 4½ years, Michelle saw 43 doctors and specialists. No one and no treatments were able to help. By April 2017 she was so severely debilitated that she felt she was on her deathbed.
Helping a warrior gain the strength to serve. Defining Moment, November 2017, Author: Chris Kolba, PT, PhD, MHS
Ten years ago, Kate Hamilton almost let an upcoming exam keep her from attending a national conference that would change her life. (November 9, 2017)
Cruz Romero, PT, DPT, and Gillian McLean, director of communications for the APTA Student Assembly host a town hall with APTA’s CEO Justin Moore, PT, DPT (November 2017)
As a DPT student, Keaton Ray was struggling to identify her professional passion. Then she got involved in student leadership, developed mentor peers, and figured out when to say yes or no to her many opportunities. (November 2017)
Physical therapist Karen Joubert treats patients of all ages and fitness and ability levels; with an office in Beverly Hills, her clientele also happens to include famous entertainers and big name athletes. (October 2017)
In this episode of the live APTA Student Assembly XchangeSA chat, Kate Hamilton, PT, DPT discusses finding your niche in physical therapy (October 15, 2017)
In this episode, a team of health care professionals share their insights about NAS and discuss signs and symptoms, treatment in the hospital. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome occurs when an infant is born having been exposed to opiates through his or her mother, and experiences withdrawal after birth. (October 2017)
The power of stubbornness, physical therapy, and prosthetics.
October 2017 Defining Moment Mariya J. Spencer, PTA
Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (DRA) sounds scary but is a pretty common post-pregnancy condition. In this episode of Move Forward Radio we discuss how this DRA or the dreaded “Mummy Tummy” can be treated with physical therapy. (September 2017)
Student Assembly XChangeSA: In this September 2017 discussion Zach Long, PT, DPT, discusses bridging the gap between physical therapy and strength and conditioning.
September 14, 2017: In this episode physical therapist Brandi Dorton and occupational therapist Misty Wilson discuss the variety of tools and interventions they use to effectively treat individuals with Amplified pain syndromes (APS) and how they help them improve and reclaim their lives.
Forged on the Battlefield: A New Mission (September 2017 Defining Moment).
A veteran’s career path began in Afghanistan.
Student Assembly #XchangeSA with Jesse Elis, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, on Mentorship & Meaningful Professional Relationships
Many people want to be healthy. Unfortunately, wanting to be healthy doesn’t always lead to being healthy. And being healthy takes a lot more than just wanting it. (Move Forward Radio: August 24, 2017)
There’s a Word for What We Do, It’s made up, yet it’s very real.
Sue Klappa, PT, PhD
Student Assembly #XchangeSA with Daphne Scott, PT, DSc, MS, on “Emotions and Empathy in the Workplace.”
Victoria Graham attempts to go through each day with the positivity of a beauty pageant champion, which makes sense because she is one. But hidden behind that smile and positive attitude is almost constant pain.
Victoria has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, or EDS, which affects her body’s connective tissues, causing dangerously flexible joints and fragile skin.
The terrorist attack at the 2013 Boston Marathon claimed the lives of three people, but it changed the lives of many. One of them was Adrianne Haslet, a professional ballroom dancer who was a marathon spectator that day when she lost her left leg below the knee in the second of two bomb blasts.