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

Washington Spirit’s Joanna Lohman Reflects on Her “ACL Journey”

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.

https://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/washington-spirit-s-joanna-lohman-reflects-on-her-

Once a PT, a Young Woman Navigates New Life as Quadriplegic

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.

https://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/once-physical-therapist-young-woman-navigates-new-

 

Optimal Breathing and the Role of Physical Therapy

In this episode of Move Forward Radio, physical therapist Rohini Chandrashekar discusses the mechanics of respiration, the causes and effects of breathing dysfunction, how breathing can affect movement and pain perception, and how physical therapists can help people breathe easier. (February 8, 2018)

http://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/optimal-breathing-role-of-physical-therapy

Girl Power: Keeping Female Adolescent Athletes Healthy and Prepared for Sports

In this episode of Move Forward Radio, physical therapist Kate Hamilton discusses the safe, supportive, and fun environment that she has created for adolescent girls only, and the spectrum of services they provide range from individual and group strength and conditioning to performance enhancement, injury prevention, and physical therapy. (January 25, 2017)

http://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/girl-power-keeping-female-adolescent-athletes-heal

Surfing and the Role of Physical Therapy

In this episode of Move Forward Radio, physical therapist and avid surfer Mark Kozuki discusses the physical demands and challenges of surfing, how it’s different for recreational versus professional surfers, and what things surfers of any ability level should keep in mind in order to minimize injury risk and maximize performance. (January 11, 2018)

NBA Great Grant Hill Reflects on Playing Through Pain

In this episode current NBA analyst and Basketball great Grant Hill reflects on his experiences managing pain, shares his thoughts on America’s opioid epidemic, and says what he would have done differently, knowing what he knows now. (December 2017)

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Recovery From Debilitating Abdominal Pain Inspires a New Career Path

In this November 16, 2017 of MoveForward Radio: Michelle Griffith started experiencing intense abdominal pain. Over the course of 4½ years, Michelle saw 43 doctors and specialists. No one and no treatments were able to help. By April 2017 she was so severely debilitated that she felt she was on her deathbed.

http://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/recovery-from-debilitating-abdominal-pain-inspires

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)

In this episode, a team of health care professionals share their insights about NAS and discuss signs and symptoms, treatment in the hospital. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome occurs when an infant is born having been exposed to opiates through his or her mother, and experiences withdrawal after birth. (October 2017)

http://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/neonatal-abstinence-syndrome-3

Diastasis Recti Abdominis: The Likely Cause of “Mummy Tummy”

Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (DRA) sounds scary but is a pretty common post-pregnancy condition. In this episode of Move Forward Radio we discuss how this DRA or the dreaded “Mummy Tummy” can be treated with physical therapy.  (September 2017)

http://www.moveforwardpt.com/Radio/Detail/diastasis-recti-abdominis-likely-cause-of-mummy-tu