Have you ever had questions about an orthopaedic residency or any residencies in general? Here are a few answers to those popular questions along with some regarding pain science!Read More
When rehabilitating an athlete from a lower extremity injury, such as an ACL reconstruction (ACLR), how do you determine that athlete’s readiness to return to sport (RTS)? Do you base it on time since the injury or surgery? Do you use strength of the injured limb as compared to the non-injured limb? Is your decision-making process completely subjective, or does it include some sort of objective measure?Read More
There are many different tools that therapists can implement when treating a patient. Each and every one of these tools are unique in their own way. Is dry needling one of those effective tools to use?Read More
As physical therapists and physical therapy students, we often encounter injuries of our own. Since we are skilled in addressing and treating these injuries on others, should we hold off on applying these same skills on ourselves?
Here are my personal experiences with thoracic outlet syndrome and how I intend to treat myself.Read More
Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that is increasing in prevalence as our population gets older. A clinical consequence of this condition is decreased amplitude of movement - hypokinesia.
Is high amplitude exercise training via the LSVT-BIG program the answer for these patients?Read More
Every student or novice clinician wants to become a skilled and proficient clinician but sometimes finds it difficult to figure out which methods work best for a specific diagnosis. With a variety of different techniques taught in school and diversity of topics offered in CEU courses, it can be challenging to determine the right approach for each patient… Are clinical prediction rules (CPRs) the solution?Read More