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Gaming in Stroke Rehabilitation

Deborah Espy, PT, PhD

July 7, 2016

The following text is an edited transcript of a live webinar titled “Gaming in Stroke Rehabilitation”. Please follow along with course handouts to ensure understanding of material. Gami...   Read More


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Physical Therapy Interventions: An Attempt to Limit Debilitating Symptoms

Jennifaye V. Brown, PhD, PT, NCS

June 30, 2016

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Physical Therapy Interventions: An Attempt to Limit Debilitating Symptoms.The participant will be able to accurately describe the pathophysiology of ALS.The participant w...   Read More


Evacuation Considerations for Special Needs Populations

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

May 31, 2016

Learner Outcomes The participant will be able to identify at least three agencies involved in evacuating special needs populationsThe participant will be able to define the four elements of evacuation...   Read More


A Comprehensive Review of Current Physical Therapy Treatment for the Lumbar Spine

Ellen Pong, DPT, MOT, BA

May 27, 2016

ObjectivesThe participant will be able to identify at least three difficulties in selecting effective physical therapy treatments for patients with low back pain.The participant will be able to identi...   Read More


Patient Engagement: Optimal Outcomes

Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA, Laurie A. Page, PT, DPT, COS-C, HCS-D

April 22, 2016

Editor’s note: This course is a transcript of the webinar, Patient Engagement: Optimal Outcomes, presented by Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, MA, CEEAA and Laurie A. Page, PT, DPT, COS-C, HCS-D. Le...   Read More

          


PQRS Reporting for the Physical Therapist: More Complex & More Consequences

Mary R. Daulong, PT, CHC, CHP

April 11, 2016

Editor’s note: This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, PQRS Reporting for the Physical Therapist: More Complex & More Consequences, presented by Mary R. Daulong, PT, CHC, CHP....   Read More


Evidence-Based Physical Therapy Management of the Child with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez, PT, DPT, PhD

February 29, 2016

Thank you for taking the time today to learn more about the child with osteogenesis imperfecta. This is a population where we can make a difference. It is very important for us as therapists to have...   Read More


A HIIT for all Populations

Lori Sherlock, Ed.D, MS, ATRIC, AEA Fitness Specialist, CSCS

October 31, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, A HIIT for all Populations, presented by Lori Sherlock, Ed.D., C.S.C.S., A.T.R.I.C., AEA Aquatic Exercise Specialist. Dr....   Read More

 


Seating: Matching Client Needs to Product

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 21, 2015

Today's webinar is Seating: Matching Client Needs to Product. We are going to be talking about various categories of seating systems, including primary support surfaces, the seat and the back, seconda...   Read More


An Overview of Electronic Aids to Daily Living

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 20, 2015

As we move through this topic of Electronic Aids to Daily Living or EADLs, we are going to cover various categories of these basic EADLs, and multifunction EADLs, and will define what those terms mean...   Read More


Wheelchair Seating Assessment

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 15, 2015

We will talking about the evaluation team, evaluation of the client's current posture and current equipment, and really getting into the heart of the seating assessment. We will examine in detail the...   Read More


Seating Interventions

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 13, 2015

In today's webinar we are going to be concentrating on three different things. We are going to quickly go through some information about pressure. Pressure is a big deal when it comes to wheelchair se...   Read More


Manual Mobility for Self-Propulsion

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 17, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, Manual Wheelchairs, presented by Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS.>> Michelle Lange: We are going to be discu...   Read More


Dependent Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 17, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, Dependent Mobility, presented by Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS. >> Michelle Lange: Our webinar today is on...   Read More


Overview of Computer and Tablet Access

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 11, 2015

Today we will be covering computer and tablet access for clients who are unable to use standard access methods, like a standard keyboard and mouse. Traditionally on tablets, we use a finger on the dis...   Read More


Power Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 10, 2015

In this course, we are going to focus on power mobility. Generally, we look at power when other mobility categories do not meet a client’s mobility needs.   Read More


Power Wheelchair Assessment: Mobility Training as a Part of the School Day

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 3, 2015

Within the school setting, we have a couple of challenges. First of all, a student may bring a power chair to school right after it has been delivered by the equipment supplier, and that might be beca...   Read More


Indoor Rainy Day, Snowy Day Fun

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

February 27, 2015

In 2008, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans was released; sometimes referred to as PAG. It is the first ever publication of national guidelines for physical activity. Sometimes that surpri...   Read More


The Importance of Early Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

February 1, 2015

Typically, early mobility onset occurs at a very young age when children start rolling around the floor and then quickly followed by scooting and crawling. Those typical developmental milestones are c...   Read More


AquaStretch Principles, Foundations and Preliminary Research

Lori Sherlock, MS, ATRIC, AEA Fitness Specialist, CSCS

March 12, 2014

AquaStretchTM is a one-on-one, assisted, stretching and myofascial release technique performed in shallow water using weighted resistance. What is interesting is that in a client’s first session, th...   Read More