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Considerations for Little League Pitchers

Christine Panagos, PT, SCS, CSCS

January 4, 2013

Do you know of any specific limitations found in adolescent baseball pitchers? At what age would you recommend Little League pitchers start throwing specific pitches such as the curve ball, screw bal...   Read More


Choosing the Right Pressure Relief Device for the Heel

Jennifer A Gardner, PT, DPT, MHA, CWS

January 3, 2013

How do you decide which heel relief device to use for your patients? What are the different options available?   Read More


Is an X-Ray Needed to Diagnose Os Acromiale?

Steven Tippett, PT, PhD, SCS

December 28, 2012

Without x-rays, is there a way to know a patient has a problem with Os Acromiale?   Read More


The Importance of Addressing the Lower Trap in Rotator Cuff Dysfunction

Steven Tippett, PT, PhD, SCS

December 27, 2012

How important is it to strengthen the lower trap when treating rotator cuff dysfunction?   Read More


Treating Impingement? What's Your Time Frame and When Do You Refer Out?

Steven Tippett, PT, PhD, SCS

December 20, 2012

When treating impingement, what is your time frame for rehab? How long do you try rehab before you refer to the surgeon? What types of findings would you look for that would make you refer to the su...   Read More


Use of Aquatic Therapy for Groin Pain Rehab

Steven Tippett, PT, PhD, SCS

December 18, 2012

With water walking, do you have your clients walk forward, backward, and sideways, or does it just depend upon the cause of their groin pain?   Read More


What is a Good Age to Start Tackle Football for our Young Athletes?

Christine Panagos, PT, SCS, CSCS

December 4, 2012

What is your opinion regarding the starting age for tackle football? Are you aware of any research in this area?   Read More


Following PPS Guidelines for Reassessments in Home Health

Diana L Kornetti, PT, MA, HCS-D, COS-C, Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA

November 29, 2012

Can you please review the required assessment and reassessment dates as well as who can perform them?   Read More

Repercussions of Not Following Through on a Restorative Nursing Program

Shelly A. Mesure, MS, OTR/L

November 22, 2012

Are there any repercussions if the Restorative Nursing Program does not get done due to lack of staff?   Read More

Policies in Restorative Nursing Programs: Who Documents? Doctor's Orders?

Shelly A. Mesure, MS, OTR/L

November 20, 2012

What is the proper way to document the Restorative Nursing Program? Is it put in the Medical Record, and should the Restorative Staff keep track of its completion?Is a doctor's order needed for t...   Read More

Educating Clinicians, Physicians and the Public on Urinary Incontinence Treatment Possibilities

Cynthia Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP

November 16, 2012

How would you suggest we go about educating clinicians, physicians and the public on awareness for the treatment possibilities of urinary incontinence.   Read More

Mobilization Techniques with Congenital Hip Diagnoses

Tom Denninger, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

November 14, 2012

Would you recommend the use of hip mobilization techniques on a patient that presents to you in their late twenties or early thirties with a congenital hip diagnosis?   Read More

Aquatic Therapy for Adolescents with Joint Pain

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

November 8, 2012

Are you aware of any research done regarding adolescents with joint pain or syndromes such as Osgood Schlatters showing a benefit from the aquatic environment?   Read More


Deep Water Running after Injury

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

November 6, 2012

After injury, with early weightbearing in the pool, how cautious do we need to be with deep water running?   Read More


Aquatic Therapy: Level of Immersion

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

November 1, 2012

How do you go about choosing the correct level of immersion for therapeutic purposes during an aquatic therapy session?   Read More

Typical Temperature of a Therapeutic Pool

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

October 30, 2012

What is the typical temperature of a therapeutic pool, and what populations would benefit from a cooler temperature pool?   Read More

ROM Requirements for a Proper Golf Swing

Maurie Steinley, PT, DSc, SCS

October 24, 2012

How much shoulder range of motion is required for a proper golf swing? I am thinking of patients who are status post left shoulder replacement and are trying to return to golf.   Read More


The Future of Clinical Prediction Rules

Stephen C. Allison, PT, PhD

October 17, 2012

Where do you see CPRs headed in the future of Physical Therapy?   Read More


An Appropriate Way to Handle Patient Questions About Prognosis

Stephen C. Allison, PT, PhD

October 4, 2012

How do you recommend that a therapist approach a situation when a client or family member catches them off-guard by asking a question regarding prognosis when that therapist does not have a keen knowl...   Read More

Is the VMO as Important as We Once Thought?

Lori Bolgla, PT, PhD, ATC

September 27, 2012

Is the new research finding that the VMO is not as important as we once thought it was?   Read More


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