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Background of Photobiomodulation as a Treatment Modality

Mark Callanen, PT, DPT, OCS

July 15, 2024

What is the history behind light therapy, its development as a treatment modality and how does photobiomodulation work at the cellular level?   Read More


The Developmental Significance of Early Mobility and Power Mobility in Children

July 1, 2024

What is the significance of early mobility, including power mobility, in children and what is its impact on development?   Read More


The Benefits of Mindful Movement for K-5 Students

Amy M. Starkey, COTA/L, CTP-E, CYMHS

June 15, 2024

What is mindful movement and what are its therapeutic benefits in educational settings, particularly in managing stress, improving self-regulation, and aiding sensory processing disorders?   Read More

The Benefits of Integrating Resistance Training and HIIT for Individuals with Sarcopenia

Scott Cheatham, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, ATC, CSCS

June 1, 2024

How can integrating resistance training and HIIT benefit individuals with sarcopenia?   Read More


The Ethical Imperative of Comprehensive Documentation in Physical Therapy Practice

Trisha Salome, PT, DPT

May 15, 2024

How does documentation relate to the ethical principles guiding physical therapists?   Read More


Addressing Caregiver Burden in Spinal Cord Injury: Strategies for Healthcare Professionals

Alaena McCool, MS, OTR/L, CPAM

May 1, 2024

What are the various stressors experienced by caregivers of individuals with spinal cord injuries, and what strategies can healthcare professionals employ to alleviate caregiver burden?   Read More


The Limitations and Ethical Considerations of Generative AI

Leigha Jansen, EdD, CPACC, Carolyn Smaka, AuD

April 15, 2024

What are the limitations and ethical considerations of using Generative AI in healthcare?   Read More

Cognitive Benefits of Play

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

April 1, 2024

What are the cognitive benefits of play?   Read More

Indicators for Human Trafficking for the Health Care Provider

Hannah Halbreich, MSW, LICSW

March 15, 2024

What are the comprehensive indicators for human trafficking, and specifically, what signs should healthcare professionals be vigilant for in cases of sex and labor trafficking?   Read More

Jurisprudence and Physical Therapy

Calista Kelly, PT, DPT, ACEEAA, Cert. MDT

March 1, 2024

Do all states mandate jurisprudence requirements for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, and what is the rationale behind the need for professionals in physical therapy to stay info...   Read More

Communication Strategies for Patient's with Dementia

Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP, Jennifer Loehr, MA, CCC-SLP

February 15, 2024

As health care professionals, should we alter our communication depending on the stage of dementia a patient is in?   Read More


Youth Weight Training

Carol Mack, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, PN-1

February 1, 2024

What are the considerations and benefits associated with weight training in children and adolescents, and what is an appropriate age for them to start such training?   Read More


Sensory/Stress Response in Dysregulated Students K-5

Amy M. Starkey, COTA/L, CTP-E, CYMHS

January 15, 2024

How do sensory and stress responses manifest in dysregulated students, and what are the distinguishing characteristics of "sensory seekers" and "sensory avoidants"?   Read More

Phases of Pitching Cycle Related to Potential Injury

Ryan Bitzel, MPT

January 1, 2024

What are the five phases of a pitching cycle, and which two phases are identified as critical in terms of potential injury to the UCL (ulnar collateral ligament)?   Read More


What Are the Facilitators and Barriers to Independence for Stroke Survivors?

Katherine George, PT, DPT, Alaena McCool, MS, OTR/L, CPAM

December 15, 2023

What are the facilitators and barriers to independence for stroke survivors?   Read More


Ethical Issues in Physical Therapy Practice

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS

December 1, 2023

What are some common ethical issues in practicing in physical therapy and in healthcare in general today?   Read More

Fostering Self-Regulation in 3-5 Year Olds

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

November 15, 2023

How do we set up relationships, environments, and situations to aid in self-regulation skills?   Read More

Uses of Pediatric Specialty Beds

Lindsey Veety, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS

November 1, 2023

What are the reasons why a pediatric specialty bed is needed?   Read More

Neurodivergent (ND) Affirming Approach

Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

October 15, 2023

What is neurodivergent (ND) affirming approach?   Read More


Pediatric Specialty Beds

Lindsey Veety, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS

October 1, 2023

What is a specialty bed, and what classifies a bed into a specialty or safety bed category?   Read More

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