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.
August 19, 2018: Live Student Assembly Xchange chat with Jimmy Pacini, PTA, title or why he’s cool as he talks about how to build professional relationships. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
July 22, 2018: Live Student Assembly Xchange chat with 49th McMillan Lecturer Laurie Hack, PT, DPT, PhD, MBA, FAPTA, as she talks about rising to the top of our profession. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
June 17, 2018: Live Student Assembly Xchange chat with Casey Coleman, PT, DPT, and Joses Ngugi, PT, DPT, co-founders of Pre-PT Grind, talk about doing something different within our profession. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, PT Carrie Pagliano, discusses why women should be sure to check in with a physical therapist who specializes in women’s health before, during, and after pregnancy.
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 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.