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.
Would patients with advanced cancer benefit from therapy to help maintain function and quality of life? Listen in as a Mayo Clinic rehabilitation physician and renowned researcher discusses the results of her study, which examined if telerehabilitation—in the form of telephone contact with a physical therapist who had extensive experience in cancer rehabilitation—would improve patients’ function and quality of life. https://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/using-telehealth-to-help-patients-with-advanced-ca
There are headaches and then there are HEADACHES. Listen as physical therapist Denise Schneider discusses the more serious types of headaches—what causes them, the red flags that indicate their seriousness, how physical therapy can help, and the primary elements and possible duration of treatment. https://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/headaches-physical-therapy
APTA’s CSM week began with the US Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, talking to association leaders about opportunities to improve public health.
December 2018: Live Student Assembly Xchange chat with physical therapist Michael Gans as he talks about how leadership can expand your horizons personally and professionally. http://www.apta.org/XchangeSA/
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, Laird Hamilton, self-acknowledged adrenaline junkie, discusses his life and career in all its figurative and literal ups and downs, as well as his personal philosophy, and what he wants listeners to know and understand about movement and how best to maintain an active lifestyle. https://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/surf-legend-laird-hamilton-on-optimizing-movement-
Welcome to the Pulse podcast. This podcast series expands on notable articles originally published at APTA’s Pulse blog for DPT and PTA students so they can reach a wider audience. In this episode, we talk to Kaylee Van Deusen, SPT, about visual thinking strategies. http://www.apta.org/Blogs/Pulse/2018/11/PodcastArt/
The importance of constant learning and abundant kindness.
Jena Gatses, PT, DPT, LMT (December 2018). Read the full story at http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2018/12/DefiningMoment/.
November, 2018: Live Student Assembly Xchange chat with April Fajardo, PT, DPT, as she talks about next steps after graduating a physical therapy program. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
September 2018: Live Student Assembly Xchange chat with cofounders of WanderlustsPTs where we talked all things traveling PT and PTA. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, physical therapist and researcher Mark Bishop discusses the basics of sciatica. An expert on the condition, he also addresses how physical therapists treat the condition.
Welcome to the Pulse podcast. This podcast series expands on notable articles originally published at APTA’s Pulse blog for DPT and PTA students so they can reach a wider audience. In this episode, we talk with Nate Pryor, a US Army veteran who served in Afghanistan, and current DPT student.
They’re important in hockey. They’re vital to empowerment in life.
Karen Thatcher, PT, DPT (November 2018). Read the full story at http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2018/11/DefiningMoment/.
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, Jen Bambrough discusses how a car accident 19 years ago that led to chronic pain that she still lives with and how she navigated through the health care system to find physical therapy for her treatment and her career. https://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/young-woman-with-chronic-pain-navigates-health-car
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, PT Gwen Simons shares her personal story, and one of the physical therapists who advised her along the way, Marisa Perdomo. https://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/breast-cancer-journey-how-physical-therapist-turne
In this episode, we talk to Ron Peacock, Jr, about his personal experience with something called stereotype threat. Ron describes what it was like to go through DPT school with an acute awareness of the negative stereotypes too often associated with black men, and the pressure he felt to defy those stereotypes. http://www.apta.org/Blogs/Pulse/2018/9/Podcast/Stereotype/
Surviving a tornado reinforced a PT’s career path. PT in Motion: October 2018 Defining Moment by Sara Merchant, PT, MPT
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, PT Elizabeth Hile discusses matters ranging from the reasons for increased falls susceptibility in cancer survivors, red flags to heed, and ways in which physical therapy can help and the types of community resources that can help.
Students identify and meet a need. Patients with cancer benefit. Authors: By Barbara Trencher, SPT, and Sarah Urke, SPT (PT in Motion magazine, September 2018)
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, physical therapists discuss their work with addiction treatment centers to help medically stabilized patients learn more about pain and learn how to use physical therapy to manage it.