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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

 


Pelvic Floor Muscle Training PostPartum

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

October 19, 2016

What should our patients be striving for in regards to pelvic muscle floor exercises?   Read More


Guideline For Mobile App Evaluation

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

October 12, 2016

Is there a guideline for mobile app evaluation?   Read More


Internal Pelvic Floor Examination Timeline after Delivery

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

October 5, 2016

How long should a physical therapist who practices women's health PT, wait until performing an internal pelvic floor examination after delivery?   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

   


Physical Therapy in the Acute Postpartum Phase

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

September 21, 2016

Is there a case for direct PT intervention in the acute postpartum phase? After c-section?   Read More


Conflict of Interest-Financial Confidentiality?

Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD

September 14, 2016

Is there such a thing as financial confidentiality?   Read More


Heath Care Terms

Olaide Oluwole-Sangoseni, PT, PhD, DPT, MSc, GCS

September 7, 2016

Do the terms of single payer, universal health care, socialized medicine and medicare for all mean the same?   Read More

 


Cultural Competence Defined

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

August 31, 2016

What is cultural competence and how is it defined in regards to home care PT?   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

    


Ethical Question-Referrals from Past Patient who is an Personal Trainer

Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD

August 10, 2016

What if you as the PT treated a personal trainer, and that personal trainer referred several of their clients to you when they had legitimate reasons for PT. The personal trainer injured themselves ag...   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

 


Patient Transitions -In/out of Hospice/Palliative Care and Physical Therapy Reimbursement

Chris Wilson, PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS

July 26, 2016

Have you seen any Medicare payment denials when the patient moves in and out of hospice and/or palliative care and is being treated by physical therapy?   Read More

 


Gaming and Interventions for the Trunk

Deborah Espy, PT, PhD

July 19, 2016

Can you provide some insight on using gaming as an intervention for trunk control?   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

 


Pros and Cons of Commercially Available Games for Rehab Patients

Deborah Espy, PT, PhD

June 7, 2016

What are some pros and cons of commercially available games for rehab patients?   Read More


Key Points When Developing an Evacuation Plan

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

May 31, 2016

What are a couple key point when developing an evacuation plan for a special needs individual?   Read More