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Burst Fractures and Orthoses

Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO

March 10, 2015

What is a burst fracture and how is it treated orthotically?   Read More


Three Purposes for Spinal Orthoses

Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO

March 3, 2015

What do spinal orthoses do to assist patients?   Read More


Examples of Indoor Physical Activities for School Children

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

February 24, 2015

Can you give a couple ideas of activities for indoors?   Read More


Physical Activity Guidelines for Children

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

February 17, 2015

What are the physical activity guidelines for children?   Read More


Ethical Battles in SNF

Mark E. Hyder, PT, DPT, RAC-CT

February 3, 2015

From speaking with colleagues at work in the SNF sector, it appears that there is a constant ethical battle in skilled nursing facilities when it comes to RUG levels and meeting the required minutes s...   Read More

 


Common Barrier to Patient Adherence/Engagement with Physical Therapy

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

January 27, 2015

What is a common possible barrier to patient adherence/compliance to a home program or therapy in general that you have found with home care clients?   Read More

  


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