Monthly Archives: November 2013

Obtaining Physician Orders for PT services in School Systems?


Distinguished ERI Faculty Member, Debra Dickson asks a question of school therapists: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: We have a question regarding physician orders for PT services for children in school systems. Here in CT we are able to do 8 visits … Continue reading

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Looking for an Assessment Tool for Balance


Louis Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: A discriminant, reliable and valid perturbation-based fall assessment tool, (Spring Scale Test) has been reported by DePasquale and Toscano in 2000 JGPT. Predicated on repeated incremental predictable perturbations, (RIPPS), the Spring Scale Test (SST) seeks … Continue reading

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Blog Competition Winner – Free CEU course


We are pleased to announce Samantha as the winner of our blog competition. She can attend one of our two day courses for free.Samantha asked for advice for a challenging case she was involved with and received tremendous constructive advice … Continue reading

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Acute Care Physical Therapy Is Not A Location


The Boston Marathon Bombing on April 15, 2013 brought together various disciplines from the healthcare spectrum to handle and triage wounded people at the actual bombing site downtown, and subsequently in the various admitting hospitals in the area. Physical Therapists … Continue reading

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