This updated Integrated Framework for making clinical decisions responds to changes in evidence, policy, and practice.
In this discussion, a panel of physical therapists on the front lines of shaping clinical practice share their plans for creating knowledge translation tools for the Parkinson CPG and their goals for implementation into practice, and more.
This learning health system can serve as a blueprint for physical therapists to make optimal use of routinely collected clinical data for improving care for patients with a variety of conditions.
A light came on not only in a dark hospital basement but in a future PT’s head that this was her ideal career. By Linda Pillow, PT
A PT recalls overcoming her own obstacles to become a board-certified orthopaedic clinical specialist and help others reach their goals. By Natalie Snyder, PT, DPT
A light came on not only in a dark hospital basement but in a future PT’s head that this was her ideal career.
Janet R Bezner, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA, discusses simple, actionable items related to your personal and professional well-being as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant.
The future of health care professional education is moving from a focus on the individual to embrace the health of the larger society. Read the PTJ article
With many state legislatures now or soon to be in session, now’s the time to get up-to-speed on what’s happening in physical therapy advocacy at the state level. Topics covered include direct access, the physical therapy compact, telehealth, and more.
The first wave of this study’s findings provides insights into physical therapist education and identified differences between physical therapist and medical student perceptions. Read PTJ Article.
The pandemic has affected physical therapy professionals in many ways, including mentally and financially. PTs and PTAs, be prepared for the federal loan repayment to start up again, and how to give yourself permission to spend on the fun stuff.
Get answers to questions specifically directed at nutritional needs of a busy clinician. Learn how to best hydrate your body, what quick snacks, herbs and spices pack the most nutritional punch, plus great fermented foods, and how to figure out if you’re having healthy bowel movements.
Racism exists throughout the organizations and systems that make up the physical therapy profession in the United States. Statements of support must be substantiated by actions that drive change throughout physical therapy organizations. Read PTJ: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Journal article.
The author of a recent study, “Moral Injury Signified by Levels of Moral Distress and Burnout in Health Science Clinical Educators” answers questions and defines moral injury and how it relates to burnout, and more specifically how both experiences affect physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who serve as clinical instructors.
Play is a vital part of physical therapy for children with autism, cerebral palsy, or other developmental disabilities. Two moms and bloggers discuss raising kids with different abilities and share toy tips. A PT provides further advice.
Knowing the risk of harm associated with exercise can better inform safe dosing of exercise, clinical implementation, and replicability. Read the PTJ: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Journal article.
Join Brian Gilbert, PT, MSPT, and Paul White, PhD, psychologist and co-author of the book “The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace,” as they discuss the value of expressing appreciation in ways that tell employees and colleagues you really mean it.
As Congress attends to business in the last days before recess for the year, there are several important issues on the table, including a bill to address the fee schedule cuts, and legislation aimed at the PTA differential. Here’s a rundown of where things stand, and what you can do to help urge Congress to act.
Listen to PTJ’s author interview with Anneleen Malfliet on the why and how of integrating weight reduction with chronic pain management. https://academic.oup.com/ptj/article/101/11/pzab198/6352462
Learn about the benefits of adding bicycling to your life, the challenges you may face, and how to overcome them.