PhysicalTherapy.com Phone: 866-782-6258


Clinical Resources

Search archived articles, review expert clinical advice, and access helpful professional links and information.

Ask the Experts

Stages of Wound Healing

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCP

June 16, 2021

What are the stages of healing and what is anti-deformity positioning?   Read More


Therapy Screening

Neely Sullivan, MPT, CLT-LANA, CDP

May 25, 2021

What is the purpose of a screen and are there any practice tips for success when performing a rehab screen?   Read More


Trauma Informed Care

Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC

April 28, 2021

What is trauma, how does trauma-informed care affect practice, and what are some strategies for trauma-informed care?   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

  


Signs and Effects of Burnout in the Healthcare Professional

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

January 29, 2021

What are the signs of burnout and the potential effects of burnout?   Read More


Spaced Retrieval Technique

Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP

November 30, 2020

What is the Spaced Retrieval Technique and how can it be used in physical therapy treatment?   Read More

  


Proper Hydration in Athletes

Carol Mack, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, PN-1

October 30, 2020

How do we estimate fluid needs and when do you recommend water versus sports drink to replenish electrolytes?   Read More

  


Letter of Medical Necessity-Wheelchair

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

September 23, 2020

What needs to be included in a letter of medical necessity for a wheelchair?   Read More

 


Hippotherapy

Lori Garone, PT, MA, HPCS

August 25, 2020

What is hippotherapy? What are the benefits of using equine movement in your physical therapy treatment and which diagnoses would benefit from it?   Read More

 


Post-Stroke Apathy

Shannon Compton, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS

July 14, 2020

What is post-stroke apathy and the clinical features of post-stroke apathy?   Read More

  


An Overview of Telehealth and Digital Practice

Edward Dobrzykowski, PT, DPT, MHS, AT, Ret.

June 2, 2020

What is telehealth and why the change to digital health terminology?   Read More


Self-Care for PTs: What Are Some Helpful Tips to Manage Stress?

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS

May 15, 2020

What are some helpful tips to manage stress?   Read More


Gait Speed As the Sixth Vital Sign

Sarah Stillings, MA, PT, MPT, CHT

April 30, 2020

Can you review gait speed including how to perform and its significance to the elderly population?   Read More


Can I earn all the CEUs for my state license renewal online at PhysicalTherapy.com?

Calista Kelly, PT, DPT, ACEEAA, Cert. MDT, Joshua C. Malcolm, PTA

March 17, 2020

Can I earn all the CEUs for my state license renewal online at PhysicalTherapy.com?   Read More


Care Models Addressing Behaviors in Persons With Dementia

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS

February 28, 2020

Can you explain the two care models that address behaviors in persons with dementia?   Read More


Handling Disruptive Behaviors

Emily Fleischman, PT, DPT, GCS

January 29, 2020

How do you handle disruptive behaviors of hallucinations and delusions?   Read More

  


Mat Herpes and Return to Play

Ryan Musgrave, EdD, AT, ATC

December 24, 2019

Can you explain what mat herpes is and when it is safe to return to play?   Read More

   


Causes and Characteristics of Coccydynia

Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC

November 21, 2019

What are the characteristics and causes of coccydynia?   Read More


Safety Considerations For Patients With Bone Metastases

Stephen Wechsler, PT, DPT

October 31, 2019

What are some safety considerations when working with patients with bone metastases?   Read More


Rehabilitation Potential and How It Is Determined

Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS

September 30, 2019

What is rehabilitation potential and how is it determined?   Read More


Our site uses cookies to improve your experience. By using our site, you agree to our Privacy Policy.