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BPPV Background and Contraindications to Testing

Kathleen Kelley, PT, EdD, NCS

March 19, 2019

Can you discuss BPPV prevalence and any contraindications to testing?   Read More

Billing for Student Services Medicare Part A

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

February 19, 2019

What are the current regulations regarding billing for a student with Medicare Part A residents?   Read More

Communication and Patients with Dementia

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

January 29, 2019

What are some factors, challenges, and strategies for communication with patients that have dementia?   Read More

Safety Consideration for Exercise Training with Oncology Patients

Stephen Morris, PT, PhD, FACSM

December 31, 2018

What are the safety considerations for exercise training for oncology patients?   Read More

Therapist as a Coach in the Neuro Setting

Kelli Broussard, MS, CCC-SLP, Kelly Ramsey, MS, CCC-SLP

November 28, 2018

How can a therapist act a coach for a patient with neurobehavioral issues?   Read More

Differential Diagnosis-Infection vs. Lymphedema

Janice Bruckner, PT, PhD, CLT-LANA

October 30, 2018

Can you explain how to go about determining infection vs lymphedema?   Read More

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

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

September 25, 2018

What are the risk factors and the etiology of developmental dysplasia of the hip?   Read More

Compensatory Strategies in the Patient with Ataxia

Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS

August 28, 2018

What are some compensatory strategies that are seen or used in patients with ataxia?   Read More

Stages of Lymphedema

Janice Bruckner, PT, PhD, CLT-LANA

July 31, 2018

What are the four stages of lymphedema?   Read More

Billing CPT Codes with the "8" Minute Rule

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

June 22, 2018

Can you explain the "8" minute rule and go over a few billing examples corresponding to correct CPT coding?   Read More

Techniques for Non-Compliant Patients

Lynn Pierce, BSN, RN, CPHRM, Jennifer L. Flynn, CPHRM

May 24, 2018

Can you advise of some techniques to help with non-compliant patients?   Read More

Physical Restraint Defined and Examples

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

April 26, 2018

Can you define physical restraint for us and provide examples?   Read More

Chemical Restraint Examples

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

March 29, 2018

Can you define chemical restraints and provide us with some examples?   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


Rehabilitation Implications with Medication Taken for Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease

Rosanne Thomas, PT, MS, PhD

January 24, 2018

What are some rehabilitation implications with medications taken for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD)?   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


Characteristics of the Autistic Individual

Tara Warwick, OTD, MS, OTR/L

November 21, 2017

What are the general characteristics of an autistic individual?   Read More

Troponin Lab Value and PT

Adele Myszenski, PT, MPT

October 24, 2017

Can you explain how Troponin level is used and how it relates to PT?   Read More

Common Skill Deficits in Children with Autism

Tara Warwick, OTD, MS, OTR/L

September 28, 2017

What are some common skill deficits seen in children with autism?   Read More

Infant Massage Contraindications

Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500

August 14, 2017

What are the contraindications for infant massage?   Read More

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