Julie Sexton, PT, and Michelle Ramirez, PT, DPT, discuss their health system’s process for translating evidence into practice and expanding care through direct access at APTA NEXT 2018 in Orlando.
Laurie Hack, PT, DPT, PhD, MBA, FAPTA, discusses her McMillan Lecture: “Wisdom and Courage: Doing the Right Thing” at APTA NEXT 2018 in Orlando.
Robert Palisano, PT, ScD, FAPTA, discusses the themes of his Maley Lecture, “Lifecourse Health Development of Individuals with Chronic Health Conditions: Visualizing a Preferred Future” at NEXT 2018.
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, physical therapist and neuroscientist Joyce Gomes-Osman discusses her latest research about overall physical activity on brain health. She and her research associates have concluded that when it comes to brain health, the overall and cumulative effect of physical activity is what’s most important.
Rupal Patel, PT, PhD, discusses how addressing social determinants of health can produce societal transformation that can lead to healthy people.
This is episode 5 of APTA’s podcast series that addresses common challenges to accurate coding of the tiered physical therapy evaluation codes.
This is episode 4 of APTA’s podcast series that addresses common challenges to accurate coding of the tiered physical therapy evaluation codes.
This is episode 3 of APTA’s podcast series that addresses common challenges to accurate coding of the tiered physical therapy evaluation codes.
This is episode 2 of APTA’s podcast series that addresses common challenges to accurate coding of the tiered physical therapy evaluation codes.
This is episode 1 of APTA’s podcast series that addresses common challenges to accurate coding of the tiered physical therapy evaluation codes.
In this episode of MoveForward Radio: Former NBA Start Chapman talks about his addiction to OxyContin and Vicodin after an emergency appendectomy. Things escalated to the point that he was taking approximately 10 OxyContin and 40 Vicodin a day, and his health and his life spiraled out of control. After several stints in rehab, Chapman says he’s been opioid-free since 2014.
Three years ago, this body elected me APTA president—a tremendous honor that opened a door to an even greater privilege. I have always been proud to be a member of APTA, and I have always been fulfilled by opportunities to contribute to this association, but serving as APTA president has been enriching beyond measure.
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, Dani Burt, PT, DPT, shares her how she not only survived a devastating motorcycle accident that left her in a coma with her right leg amputated below the knee, but thrived in her new circumstances. How she went from being the recipient of rehabilitative services to becoming a PT herself and not only resumed her her active lifestyle, but to took up surfing to become the World Adaptive Surfing Champion. https://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/young-woman-overcomes-amputation-challenges-become
What is a combat athlete and what does it take to be one? In today’s episode of Move Forward Radio, former amateur and professional combat athlete and current instructor Kirstin Schmidt discusses the injuries endured during her career, and how physical therapy kept her fighting, and how it became one of her tools to staying healthy. Together she and her physical therapist Jessica Probst, who participates in combat sports and treats combat athletes discuss combat sports, describe the joys and dangers of participation.
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, Joanna Lohman reflects on the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of her rigorous ACL recovery. Additionally, former professional soccer player Jordan Angeli shares her own ACL injury experiences, which inspired her to create the ACL Club, a support community for athletes going through ACL injury recovery.
There’s nothing like having the “This is what I want to do with my life!” epiphany. I’ve had 2. The first came during my first year of middle school, when I witnessed my great-grandfather’s rehabilitation after a major stroke. (PT in Motion magazine: Defining Moment June 2018)
A simple act of diving into a pool changed the life of Elizabeth Forst forever. In this episode of Move Forward Radio Forst discusses the transition of living an independent and active life of helping others, to becoming reliant on others for everything. She also shares how her distinctive knowledge and experience of treating patients has made her journey unique. One thing is for certain, as she embarks on her new life, she is determined to continue to lead an active and dynamic life, regardless of her abilities.
A second career fulfills a first love.
By Heather Birely, PT, DPT | May 2018
I’ll never forget a woman I met during my acute care internship when I was in school to become a physical therapist (PT). She’d sustained a spinal cord injury from a fracture of her T7 vertebra secondary to undiagnosed metastatic breast cancer. . .
May 3, 2018: Even if you’ve never practiced tai chi, you’ve undoubtedly heard about it, and quite possibly you’ve seen people doing it—perhaps in a group or individually at a public park. In this episode of Move Forward Radio, physical therapist Kristi Hallisy discusses how she incorporates tai chi into her clinical practice, and how its vast benefits help not only her patients, but herself as well.
April 23, 2018: Live Student Assembly Xchange chat with Stephanie Bird, client success manager & Financial Wellness Center supervisor for Enrich, and Jenny Large, development manager, Laurel Road as they provide tips and guidelines for becoming more financially savvy. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/