Interview with Dr. Sandra Hon on her study—which found that direct access to physical therapy is more cost-effective than physician-first access in the United States, with greater functional improvement–in the context of current and especially pandemic-related economic realities. https://academic.oup.com/ptj/article-abstract/101/1/pzaa201/5999910?redirectedFrom=fulltext
In this podcast, we take closer look at the information blocking rule: where it came from, who it affects, how it works, and what it means for PTs and PTAs.
As a punishing linebacker for the Texas Longhorns, Robert Killebrew delivered pain. Nowadays, however, as a physical therapist he’s all about relieving it.
The COVID-19 pandemic significantly increased the number of patients seeking physical therapist services via telehealth. This paradigm shift will improve access to care, but it also brings change.
This podcast focuses on panelists’ experiences as internationally educated physical therapists working with recruiters, and how elements of the APTA House of Delegates guideline “Recruiting and Hiring Internationally Educated Physical Therapists” were put into practice and resulted in a good experience.
As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available and distribution plans vary by state, APTA Practice and Regulatory Affairs staff and members will discuss the latest updates on vaccine distribution, access, and administration.
Physical therapy has an important role in addressing the challenges of a devastating disease.
Dr. Sahrmann elaborates on her thought-provoking Point of View in a conversation that acknowledges some of the differences of opinion and controversies surrounding this vital topic.
Lindsay Durand, SPT, APTA Student Assembly director of communications, and Tonya Olson, MSPT, DPT, discuss the benefits of online learning, hybrid education, and how to make the most of your virtual learning experiences.
In this episode we talk to Chris Lane, PT, DPT, is a PhD and Louise Thoma, PT, DPT, PhD about their career journeys, things to consider when pursuing a PhD, both personally and professionally, and advice they’d give to those interested in this professional path. Here’s our discussion.
Learn from PTAs who have taken the lead on navigating through their careers and finding rewarding pathways to professional success.
MOVEMENT2BE motivates kids, who might not otherwise have access to team sports and extracurricular activities, to value and take part in physical activities to achieve a healthy life.
Doctors told parents of newborn Eli Starkey that he might never speak or walk. Eli’s parents and PT Anna Howard discuss the cutting edge treatment, physical therapy, faith, and determination that has Eli walking, talking, and playing ball.
Building strength and emphasizing healthy movement through physical therapy can be a valuable tool to help people who have eating disorders. It also is a means of improving people’s long-term recovery. https://www.choosept.com/radio/detail/value-of-physical-therapy-in-addressing-life-limit
In this episode, Cameron Massumi, PT, DPT talks about how he reassessed his career goals and journey, how this year forced him to be creative and innovative, and he gives tips for listeners to consider when things don’t go according to your plan.
Many life experiences led to work at a pro bono clinic.
Listen to this update advocacy efforts to stop the cut, recently introduced legislation, and learn why it is still imperative to continue to take action.
In a conversation from his current station in South Korea, Major Eric Walter, PT, DPT talks about how he decided to become a physical therapist in the military, what his day-to-day is like, and why serving as a military PT is different than in the civilian world.
Physical therapy can help heal emotional wounds, too.
Becoming a U.S.-licensed PT, for someone who has attained entry-level education internationally is a feat. Learn about these challenges and how you can make a difference.