Surf Legend Laird Hamilton On Optimizing Movement and His Active Lifestyle

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-

Young Woman With Chronic Pain Navigates Health Care System and Finds Physical Therapy

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

Stereotype Threat: How Fear Led Me to Passion.

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/

The Benefits of Exercise on Brain Health

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.

https://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/benefits-of-exercise-on-brain-health

Former NBA Star Rex Chapman Speaks Out on Opioid Addiction

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.

https://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/former-kentucky-nba-star-rex-chapman-speaks-out-ab

Young Woman Overcomes Amputation Challenges, Becomes Physical Therapist and World Adaptive Surfing Champion

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

Combat Athletes and Physical Therapy

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.

https://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/combat-athletes-physical-therapy