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Latest Episodes

Beyond Opioids: Justin Minyard’s Journey from a Pain-Centric to a Patient-Centric Approach to Managing His Chronic Pain
September 12, 2019

On September 11, Justin Minyard was injured while trying to save a woman from the rubble of the Pentagon. Multiple deployments followed, leading to more injuries and pain. Listen as Minyard shares his journey that led to opioid dependency and how he re...

Using Virtual Reality for Pain Relief, Rehabilitation, and Recovery
August 15, 2019

Virtual reality, (VR), in physical therapy is a reality. Some physical therapists are using it to address pain and other issues. Sujay Galen, PT, PhD, a PT who’s also a bioengineer, talks about the current realities and future promise of VR as a valuab...

Benefits of Physical Therapy for People with Alzheimer’s Disease
July 30, 2019

Physical therapist Jennifer Nash shares the reasons why, if you thought that people with advancing dementia are poor candidates to benefit from physical therapy, you’d better think again.

Benefits of Acute Care Physical Therapy
July 25, 2019

Physical therapist Traci Norris discusses the key benefits of acute care physical therapy and shares why she urges people in acute health situations to make sure that a physical therapist is part of the treatment plan. https://www.moveforwardpt.

Foot Health: Avoiding Pain and Injury
July 11, 2019

Chris Neville, PT, PhD, discusses what the latest science reveals about the state of foot and ankle health, the importance of choosing proper footwear, and what you can be doing right now to ensure your feet and ankles are strong, healthy,

Using Telehealth to Help Patients with Advanced Cancer Improve Quality of Life
June 20, 2019

Would patients with advanced cancer benefit from therapy to help maintain function and quality of life? Listen in as a Mayo Clinic rehabilitation physician and renowned researcher discusses the results of her study,

Basketball Injury Prevention and Return-to-Play Programs
June 06, 2019

Basketball is the sport of first choice of millions of youth. In this episode, PT sports specialist Amy Atmoree, discusses the most common injuries, why they happen and addresses simple steps that all athletes should take to best ensure staying at the ...

Treating Pelvic Pain in People Who Are Transgender: The Keys to Patient-Centered Care
May 16, 2019

Pelvic floor issues can be physically and emotionally painful—embarrassing. Add the transgender experience to the mix, and the potential for harassment and exclusion—and insensitivity by the medical establishment—is multiplied.

Examining the History of Pain and How to Reshape How It Is Treated
May 02, 2019

What is pain and what are the most effective and least harmful ways for health care professionals to address it? Cardiologist Haider Warraich, sheds light on what modern society could learn from the ancient Greeks’ conception of pain and suffering,