Helping children with disabilities experience the power of dance. By Michelle McGuire, PT, MPT
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.”.
Lisa VanHoose, PT, PhD talks about advancing DEI in the profession. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
Thomas G. McPoil, PT, PhD, FAPTA, discusses his Mary McMillan Lecture at APTA’s NEXT 2019 in Chicago.
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
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 ...
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.
A PT honors her son and serves children with special needs. By Kelley Hutto, PT
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
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...