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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


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


Heat Injury in Athletes

Heather Smith, PT, DPT, OCS

July 15, 2023

What is the difference between heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke?   Read More


Glenohumeral Dislocation: Patient Presentation

Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, PGCert LTHE, AFHEA

June 15, 2023

What is the difference in patient presentation in patients with anterior, posterior, or inferior glenohumeral dislocation?   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


Factors Affecting Fracture Healing

Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, PGCert LTHE, AFHEA

March 1, 2023

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

Genetic Heterotopic Ossification Clinical Presentation

Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, PGCert LTHE, AFHEA

January 15, 2023

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


Myositis Ossificans Differential Diagnosis in PT Practice

Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, PGCert LTHE, AFHEA

December 31, 2022

What is Myositis Ossificans including its epidemiology and clinical presentation?   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


Benefits and Complicating Factors of Exercise in Patients with Diabetes

Sarah Stillings, MA, PT, MPT, CHT

July 30, 2021

What are the benefits as well as the complicating factors of exercise for patients with diabetes?   Read More


Treating the Patient with Hemophilia

Katie O'Shea, PT, DPT, MBA, GCS, CDP

February 26, 2021

What is joint disease and hemophilia as well as the precautions and contraindication for treating an individual with hemophilia?   Read More


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


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