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Consequences of Childhood Obesity

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

January 20, 2015

What are some of the consequences of childhood obesity both now and down the road?   Read More

Balance Training by Challenging the Sensory System using a Household Item

Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA

January 12, 2015

Can you discuss a clinical example you perform to challenge the sensory system and improve balance confidence?   Read More


Insurance and Reimbursement Regarding Bike Fit

Erik Moen, PT

December 22, 2014

Any trouble with insurance issues with reimbursement regarding bike fit? Do you bill the same CPT codes as with regular PT?   Read More

Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation

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

December 17, 2014

Besides the ECG readings of atrial fibrillation, will patients have any other symptoms regarding that issue?   Read More


Faulty Jump Pattern Intervention

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

December 15, 2014

What interventions would you do with someone with a faulty jump that collapses inward?   Read More


What are some Backpack Safety Interventions?

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

December 3, 2014

What are some backpack safety interventions?   Read More

Balance Control: Troubleshooting for the Patient with a Prosthetic Limb

John Rheinstein, CP, FAAOP

November 26, 2014

Any insights on a patient that stands with most of his weight on the heel of his foot and loses balance backwards frequently? Are there adjustments that can be done?   Read More

How Do Outcomes/Goals Differ in the Early Intervention Setting under IDEA?

Alison Kreger, PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP

November 19, 2014

How do outcomes/goals differ in the early intervention setting under IDEA?   Read More

Is Basic Backpack Design Fundamentally Flawed?

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

November 12, 2014

Is basic backpack design fundamentally flawed?   Read More

Electrical Stimulation Use Post-op ACL Repair

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

November 10, 2014

Is electrical stimulation beneficial to facilitate quadriceps contraction early on post-op?   Read More


Insurance Coverage of Prosthetic Limbs

John Rheinstein, CP, FAAOP

October 29, 2014

Does insurance pay for more than one limb at a time? How often are you able to get a new one?   Read More

How Do You Treat Persistent Orthostasis?

Adele Myszenski, PT

October 22, 2014

How do you treat persistent orthostasis? How much of a drop do you allow, especially if their dizziness is inconsistent?   Read More


Biking and Low Back Pain

Erik Moen, PT

October 13, 2014

How long do you have patients stay off the bike with a low back injury? Do you change trunk angles with them when they are in rehab?   Read More


What type of treatment is AquaStrechTM?

Lori Sherlock, MS, ATRIC, AEA Fitness Specialist, CSCS

October 6, 2014

What is AquaStretchTM?   Read More

The Right Time for a Prosthetic Limb

John Rheinstein, CP, FAAOP

September 24, 2014

At what point are patients getting their first prosthetic limb? Are there any limitations or precautions for exercise and balance training?   Read More

Balance Frequency in the Geriatric Patient


September 15, 2014

How often should balance be practiced in the geriatric population?   Read More


Infection Control Plan-Is it Necessary?

A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

September 8, 2014

Is an infection control plan necessary in a physical therapy clinic?   Read More

Determining Artifact in ECGs

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

September 1, 2014

How can you determine artifact versus an abnormal rhythm on an ECG?   Read More


Prosthetic Care: Referring Back to the Prosthetist

John Rheinstein, CP, FAAOP

August 27, 2014

If we are adding socks to a patient and encounter a loose socket, at what point should we refer back to the prosthetist?   Read More

Tips to Decrease Need for Restraints in Wanderers

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

August 18, 2014

What can you do for those that wander and colleagues or family are asking a restraint? Any tips to limit restraint use?   Read More