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On-field Examination for Concussion

Tamara McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA

February 28, 2018

What is included in an on-field examination for a concussion?   Read More

    


UCL Injury Prevention in Baseball Throwers

Ryan Bitzel, MPT

December 21, 2017

Is UCL reconstruction an epidemic for Major League Baseball?   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

   


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


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

 


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

 


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

   


Seat Assessment In Office Enviroment

Kelly Ingram-Mitchell, PT, MPT, CEAS, CWcHP

August 24, 2016

What all do you look at when assessing the seat in an office enviroment?   Read More

 


Cultural Sensitivity

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

August 17, 2016

What is cultural sensitivity?   Read More

    


Proper Posture-Achieving 90 Degrees at Elbow for Work Stations

Kelly Ingram-Mitchell, PT, MPT, CEAS, CWcHP

August 2, 2016

What are some intial steps to achieve the proper posture at the the elbow while seated at a desk?   Read More

 


Shoe Height and Office Ergonomics

Kelly Ingram-Mitchell, PT, MPT, CEAS, CWcHP

July 12, 2016

Does wearing high heels affect the alignment of a seated workstation?   Read More

 


Office Ergonomics and Eye Strain

Kelly Ingram-Mitchell, PT, MPT, CEAS, CWcHP

July 5, 2016

Is it possible to reduce eye strain with changes in office set-up?   Read More

 


Feet Placement With The Work Station

Kelly Ingram-Mitchell, PT, MPT, CEAS, CWcHP

June 21, 2016

What things do you commonly educate people in regards to their work station and foot placement?   Read More

 


Non-Operative Management of Cubital Tunnel

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

May 3, 2016

What is the typical non-operative management of cubital tunnel?   Read More


Signs and Symptoms of a Pulmonary Embolism

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

April 26, 2016

What are the signs and symptoms of a pulmonary embolism (PE)?   Read More

 


Effectiveness of Phonophoresis

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

February 10, 2016

I have been using a 1% hydrocortisone cream for phonophoresis with diagnoses such as plantar fascitis. You mention in your presentation on ultraound that is an ineffective treatment option. Is there...   Read More


Number of Treatment Sessions for Ultrasound

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

February 4, 2016

Is there a recommended number of treatments to maximize therapeutic effect? Do you have any recommendations/suggestions?   Read More


Minimal Amount of Time for Untimed Codes

Mary R. Daulong, PT, CHC, CHP

December 9, 2015

Is there a minimum amount of time a treatment must be provided for an untimed code like unattended stim?   Read More

   


Exercise and Metabolic Effects

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

October 29, 2015

What if a patient has very limited strength and endurance, but is underweight? Is there any way to decrease the usually wonderful metabolic effects?   Read More