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Pointed Pleasures – Defining Moment
August 26, 2019

Helping children with disabilities experience the power of dance. By Michelle McGuire, PT, MPT

Communication and Patient Education – NEXT 2019
August 23, 2019

Physical therapist Jaclyn Marie Arrow, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy, discusses her session “He Said, She Said: How Personality and Communication Can Improve Patient Education.”.

Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the Physical Therapy Profession – #XchangeSA
August 19, 2019

Lisa VanHoose, PT, PhD talks about advancing DEI in the profession. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/

50th Mary McMillan Lecture – NEXT 2019
August 16, 2019

Thomas G. McPoil, PT, PhD, FAPTA, discusses his Mary McMillan Lecture at APTA’s NEXT 2019 in Chicago.

Robot Reinforcement and Error Based Movement Learning in Infants – NEXT 2019
August 13, 2019

Thubi H.A. Kolobe, PT, PhD, FAPTA, discusses her research and an upcoming article in PTJ at NEXT 2019 in Chicago.

Ordering of Diagnostic Imaging by Physical Therapists: A 5-Year Retrospective Practice Analysis – PTJ
August 09, 2019

As more PTs transition into direct access roles, it seems prudent to consider how additional resources common to other first-contact providers might impact patient care. This study examines the appropriateness of diagnostic imaging studies referred by ...

Expert Tips for Finding Evidence and Research
August 07, 2019

You can’t have evidence-based practice without evidence. So where do you find it? APTA’s PTNow website offers multiple tools to support evidence-based practice. But it helps to know how to use those databases.

Work Hard, Play Big – Defining Moment
July 26, 2019

A PT honors her son and serves children with special needs. By Kelley Hutto, PT

A Journey Out of Pain and Addiction And a PT’s Crucial Role — NEXT 2019
July 26, 2019

US Army Master Sergeant (Retired) Justin Minyard’s  recounts the injuries he received during a rescue attempt during 9-11 attacks at the Pentagon, and then while on a mission in Afghanistan—and then what happened afterward: with multiple fusions and ot...

Outpatient Physical Therapist Attitudes Toward and Behaviors in Cardiovascular Disease Screening: A National Survey
July 22, 2019

Despite the high prevalence of patients either diagnosed with or at risk for CVD, few physical therapists consistently included BP and HR on the initial examination. The results of this survey suggest that efforts to improve understanding of the import...