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Bariatric Apple Pannus and Apple Ascities Body Types: Relation to Mobility and Therapy

Rina Pandya, PT, DPT

June 1, 2023

What is the difference in apple body types of apple ascites and apple pannus, and what should we know regarding transfers and applicability to practice?   Read More

Sit Pivot Transfer Performance in Patients with a Spinal Cord Injury

Kristen Cezat, PT, DPT, NCS, ATP/SMS

May 15, 2023

What muscles are necessary for sit pivot transfers, and what technique do you recommend for a patient with a lower cervical spinal cord injury?   Read More

Essential Elements of Motivational Interviewing

Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC

May 1, 2023

What are the essential elements of motivational interviewing?   Read More

Alternative Positions Outside of the Wheelchair for Children

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

April 15, 2023

What are the importance, goals, and disadvantages of alternative positions for pediatric wheelchair users?   Read More


Fostering Self Efficacy

Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC

April 1, 2023

What is self-efficacy in regard to the patients/clients we serve, and how can we, as therapists assist in fostering it?   Read More


Clinical Presentation in Relation to Anatomy Involved In a Stroke

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

March 15, 2023

Can you elaborate on the common clinical presentations seen with specific arteries affected in a stroke?   Read More


Factors Affecting Fracture Healing

Rina Pandya, PT, DPT

March 1, 2023

What factors, including medications, delay the healing of fractures?   Read More

Decreasing Caregiver Burnout and How PT can assist

Mira Rollins, OTR/L

February 15, 2023

What is caregiver burnout exactly and how can physical therapy help decrease it?   Read More

Letter of Medical Necessity for Gait Trainers and Standers

Lindsey Veety, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS

February 1, 2023

What should be included in a letter of medical necessity for a gait trainer or stander?   Read More

Genetic Heterotopic Ossification Clinical Presentation

Rina Pandya, PT, DPT

January 15, 2023

What are the genetic causes of heterotopic ossification and the related clinical presentation?   Read More


Pudendal Neuralgia Risk Factors and Common Comorbidities

Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC

January 1, 2023

What are the risk factors and common comorbidities for Pudendal Neuralgia?   Read More

Myositis Ossificans Differential Diagnosis in PT Practice

Rina Pandya, PT, DPT

December 31, 2022

What is Myositis Ossificans including its epidemiology and clinical presentation?   Read More


OASIS E Question on Hearing

Cindy Krafft, PT, MS, HCS-O

December 15, 2022

For the hearing section, B0200, the patient reported, "I have trouble following normal conversations, especially when a lot of different people are talking at the same time. I can usually make ou...   Read More

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

November 30, 2022

I am studying for the Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) exam. Can you explain AAC and what is considered AAC?   Read More


Benefits of Using Outcome Measures in PT Practice

Christina Voigtmann, PT, DPT, NCS

November 15, 2022

Outcome measures have been around for a while now. Are they beneficial and what can they assist with?   Read More

Risk Control Recommendations

Jennifer L. Flynn, CPHRM

February 25, 2022

What are some risk control recommendations for both physical therapists and practice owners?   Read More

Custom Molded Seating

Lindsey Veety, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS

January 31, 2022

Why is custom molded seating important?   Read More

PT Evaluation in Hospice and Palliative Care

Tracey Collins, PT, PhD, MBA, GCS

December 28, 2021

What do you include in a PT evaluation in hospice and palliative care?   Read More

Wheelchair Assessment

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

November 22, 2021

What is typically included in a wheelchair assessment?   Read More


Principles of Injury Prevention in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD)

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

November 8, 2021

What are some of the principles of injury prevention in EDS and HSD?   Read More


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