I had an experience today that I had to share and how what I learned there could improve your patient care. I was filling out an anonymous research survey I had been sent as an APTA member to help out some poor students. I always answer those if I catch them in my inbox in … Continue reading Intake Forms: What Do They Say About You?
How to explain central sensitization to patients with ‘unexplained’ chronic musculoskeletal pain: Practice guidelines as originally seen in Manual Therapy This was October’s Journal Club article at the hospital. We were building on what we learned and discussed in September as seen here. The majority of the first bit of the article rehashes what central … Continue reading Pain Science Education: A “How-to”
Today I was asked to participate in a world-wide project that I think is very important, so I’m going to extend an invitation to all my physical therapy friends to participate as well. I had heard about the Big Physio Survey from Physiopedia, but I had never really looked into what it was. What they’re … Continue reading Big Physio Survey: Capturing Contemporary PT Practice
Lord of Chaos by Robert Jordan Each title in this series has so many ups and downs, I don’t know where to start. I’m happy for Min being back with Rand, but sad he doesn’t see her for what she is to him. But with the way he’s treating Aviendha right now, that may be … Continue reading Book Review: Lord of Chaos
Who: PTs, PTAs What: Combined Section Meeting 2017 When: Thursday, February 16-Saturday, February 18th 2017 (Pre-conference courses being on Tuesday, February 14.) Where: Multiple locations in downtown San Antonio, Texas Why: “CSM 2017 will bring together over 11,000 of the brightest and most innovative professionals for the BIGGEST conference on physical therapy in the country. … Continue reading CCU Alert! Combined Section Meeting 2017
The last time I flew was to IV Step. I had been thinking about looking into how mobility deficits would change my experience flying for a while. The area in which I live attracts many tourists year around. Because of this, we occasionally will get patients at the inpatient rehab who are from who-knows-where and … Continue reading Air Travel in the US with Mobility Deficits