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Internal Pelvic Floor Examination Timeline after Delivery

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

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

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

Non-Operative Management of Cubital Tunnel

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

May 3, 2016

What is the typical non-operative management of cubital tunnel?   Read More

Signs and Symptoms of a Pulmonary Embolism

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

April 26, 2016

What are the signs and symptoms of a pulmonary embolism (PE)?   Read More


Physical Activity for Patient's with ALS

Jennifaye V. Brown, PT, MSPT, PhD, NCS, CAPS

April 19, 2016

What are some recommendations for physical activity for patients with ALS?   Read More

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