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Prescribing the Right Dosage of Exercise for Pregnant Patients

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

July 9, 2013

What is the frequency of exercise that you prescribe for your pregnant patients with pain?   Read More


Aquatic Therapy: A Viable Option for Obstetric Patients with Back Pain

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

July 3, 2013

I do refer patients for follow-up visits for massage therapy, but some of my patients have also asked about water therapy as an additional form of exercise. What is your opinion about that?   Read More


Is Pubic Symphysis Pain Normal During Pregnancy?

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

June 18, 2013

Is pubic symphysis pain normal during pregnancy or should it be assessed and treated? At what point should a breast-feeding mom expect her pubic symphysis pain to improve?   Read More


Performing Special Tests During Pregnancy

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

June 14, 2013

Do you find it difficult to examine a pregnant woman past her fith or sixth month when she may have difficulty lying supine? How do you alter or perform some of the special tests at that stage?   Read More


Functional Ways to Measure Attention in Patients Post Stroke


June 6, 2013

What are some ways that you measure attention in patients post-stroke?   Read More


Injury Prevention Strategies for Runners

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

May 30, 2013

What are the best preventative strategies for the runner over 40?   Read More


Are Orthotics the Appropriate Approach to Pain and Tendinopathy in Runners?

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

May 28, 2013

Do you recommend orthotics to assist with lower extremity pain and tendinopathy issues in runners?   Read More


Ruling Out Other Diagnoses in Runners with Trochanteric Bursitis

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

May 23, 2013

When you are assessing a runner with a diagnosis of Trochanteric Bursitis, what do you look at first to rule out other players?   Read More


Improving the Aerobic Capacity in Patients with CHF

Donald K. Shaw, PT, PhD, D.Min., FAACVPR

April 23, 2013

Do CHF patients improve aerobic capacity primarily through heart rate?   Read More


The Power of the Two-Week Cycle for Training Athletes

Allan Besselink, PT, Dip. MDT

March 21, 2013

How do you determine the amount to progress the client when using a two-week cycle for training?   Read More


What's Your View on the Hardcore Workout Programs Available Today?

Allan Besselink, PT, Dip. MDT

March 19, 2013

What is your advice to those of us who are treating discharged clients who are competitive, former athletes and express strong interest in the popular workout phenomena that are available today?   Read More


Known Areas of Weakness in Little League Pitchers

Christine Panagos, PT, SCS, CSCS

March 5, 2013

Have you noted any patterns of weakness in specific muscle groups for young pitchers?   Read More


DIP vs MP Splinting for Trigger Finger Clients

Ann Porretto-Loehrke, PT, DPT, CHT, COMT

February 26, 2013

What type of splinting do you recommend for a trigger finger patient who is one and a half years post-op and is beginning to have issues again?   Read More

A Preferred Off-the-Shelf Shoe Insert for Young Atheletes

Christine Panagos, PT, SCS, CSCS

February 21, 2013

Do you have a preference for any certain off-the-shelf inserts for moderate to severe pronators to prevent injuries in young athletes?   Read More


Documenting Billable vs Unbillable Minutes as well as Total Time in a Session

Mary R. Daulong, PT, CHC, CHP

February 19, 2013

How do you recommend accounting for a therapist's time when a treatment session goes haywire? For example, while ambulating, the patient is incontinent and you have to help the patient get cleane...   Read More

Effective Therapeutic Treatment for Restless Leg Syndrome

Heather J. Cianci, PT, MS, GCS

February 14, 2013

Are you aware of any effective therapeutic treatment practices for restless leg syndrome?   Read More

Wheeled Walkers and the Parkinson's Patient

Heather J. Cianci, PT, MS, GCS

February 12, 2013

What are your thoughts on using wheeled walkers with clients with Parkinson disease?   Read More

Finding Balance in a Runner's Training Program

Allan Besselink, PT, Dip. MDT

February 7, 2013

With training, have you found a ratio that works as far as interval versus strength training versus distance?   Read More


Lack of Training Elements Can Cause Issues for Runners

Allan Besselink, PT, Dip. MDT

February 5, 2013

What elements of training seem to cause the most issues for runners? Does the rate of incline or the running surface affect those issues?   Read More


Treatment Time in the NICU

Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez, PT, DPT, PhD, CNT

February 1, 2013

What is the typical treatment time that you see infants in the NICU, and do you see the patients twice a day?   Read More

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