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Infant Massage Contraindications

Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500

August 14, 2017

What are the contraindications for infant massage?   Read More


Screening for Metastasis as a DPT

Chris Wilson, PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS

July 31, 2017

Can you tell us more about screening for metastasis as a physical therapy professional?   Read More

   


Types of Wound Healing

Jennifer A Gardner, PT, DPT, MHA, CWS

July 17, 2017

What are the three types of wound healing?   Read More


Selecting a Good PT Related APP

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

May 30, 2017

How do you select a good PT related app?   Read More


ADHD and Child's Social Life

Amy M Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

April 30, 2017

How can ADHD affect a child's social life?   Read More


Classification of Adhesive Capsulitis

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

March 1, 2017

Can you explain the differences between primary and secondary adhesive capsulitis?   Read More


ADHD and Allergies

Amy M Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

February 22, 2017

Do people with ADHD have a higher incidence of food and/or environmental allergies?   Read More


Causes of Fatigue in Throwers

Ryan Bitzel, MPT

February 15, 2017

Evidence has shown that pitching when tired leads to poor performance and increased risk of injury. What are the causes of fatigue in pitchers?   Read More


Indemnity and Expense Payments

Jennifer L. Flynn, CPHRM

February 8, 2017

What is the difference between indemnity payments and expense payments?   Read More


Risk Control Recommendations For The Treating PT

Jennifer L. Flynn, CPHRM

February 1, 2017

What are some tips to avoid or protect yourself from negligence claims?   Read More


Factors That May Contribute to Poorer Outcome with Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Jennifaye V. Brown, PhD, PT, NCS

January 25, 2017

What factors may contribute to a poorer outcome in people with Guillain-Barre Syndrome?   Read More


HAAT Model for Assistive Technology

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 18, 2017

Is the ATP certification exam based on a model and what are the components of that model?   Read More


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