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Overtraining and Burnout Symptoms

Tamara McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA

January 11, 2017

What are the key symptoms of overtraining and burnout?   Read More

 


Recommendations to Prevent Overuse Injuries to the Shoulder or Elbow for Pitchers

Tamara McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA

January 4, 2017

What are some recommendations to help pitchers prevent overuse injuries to the shoulder or elbow?   Read More

 


Medicare Part B Guidelines for Student Treatment

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

December 28, 2016

Can you review the Medicare Part B guidelines as it relates to students treating patients?   Read More


Concurrent Therapy Use and Students For Part A Medicare

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

December 21, 2016

Can you review therapy use with students and use of concurrent treatment with regard to billing?   Read More


Using an Aide for Therapy Services with Part B Medicare Patient

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

December 14, 2016

You are working in an outpatient clinic that deals primarily with Medicare Part B as your payor. You have an aide in your clinic, and you ask the aide to complete the therapeutic exercise program with...   Read More


Group Therapy Requirements for Medicare Part A and Part B

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

December 7, 2016

Can you review the requirements for Medicare Part A and B circumstances for group therapy?   Read More


Common Findings on Physical Exam for Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture

David Nolan, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS

November 30, 2016

What are the common finding on physical exam with distal biceps tendon rupture?   Read More

 


Bed Mobility and Transfer Training with Dementia Patient

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

November 23, 2016

For early and middle stages of dementia, what are some steps/helpful guidelines when having patients perform bed mobility and transfers?   Read More


Keys to Success-Nonoperative Management of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

David Nolan, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS

November 16, 2016

What are the key to success in the nonoperative managment of cubital tunnel syndrome?   Read More


Gait Training Patient With Dementia

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

November 9, 2016

How should we tailor our treatment or approach a patient with the early and middle stages of dementia during gait training?   Read More


Clinical Documentation Supporting to Slow the Rate of Decline

Chris Wilson, PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS

November 2, 2016

Do have examples or key phrases you use in your assessment part of your note to justify PT to slow the rate of decline in patients chronic condition?   Read More

   


Management After Simple Dislocation of the Elbow

David Nolan, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS

October 26, 2016

What is they typical managment for a simple elbow dislocation?   Read More

 


Pelvic Floor Muscle Training PostPartum

Cynthia Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD

October 19, 2016

What should our patients be striving for in regards to pelvic muscle floor exercises?   Read More


Guideline For Mobile App Evaluation

Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS

October 12, 2016

Is there a guideline for mobile app evaluation?   Read More


Internal Pelvic Floor Examination Timeline after Delivery

Cynthia Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD

October 5, 2016

How long should a physical therapist who practices women's health PT, wait until performing an internal pelvic floor examination after delivery?   Read More


Berg Balance and Assistive Device Use

Sharon L. Gorman, PT, DPTSc, GCS

September 28, 2016

Can you have a patient use an assitive device when using the Berg to predict fall risk?   Read More

   


Physical Therapy in the Acute Postpartum Phase

Cynthia Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD

September 21, 2016

Is there a case for direct PT intervention in the acute postpartum phase? After c-section?   Read More


Conflict of Interest-Financial Confidentiality?

Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD

September 14, 2016

Is there such a thing as financial confidentiality?   Read More


Heath Care Terms

Olaide Sangoseni, PT, DPT, MSc, PhD

September 7, 2016

Do the terms of single payer, universal health care, socialized medicine and medicare for all mean the same?   Read More

 


Cultural Competence Defined

Olaide Sangoseni, PT, DPT, MSc, PhD, Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, CEEAA

August 31, 2016

What is cultural competence and how is it defined in regards to home care PT?   Read More