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/
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.
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/
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, physical therapist Jenn Davia discusses bowel health, matters that most of us might like to keep behind closed doors, including breaking bad habits, why proper positioning is important, and tips to achieve good bowel health. (April 19, 2018)