Monthly Archives: May 2014

Cindy Miles Reviews APTA article: Physical Therapy Management of Congenital Muscular Torticollis – CPG


Post from our Faculty Member: Cindy Miles In the winter issue of Pediatric Physical Therapy 2013;25:348–394; the APTA – Section on Pediatrics published Physical Therapy Management of Congenital Muscular Torticollis: an Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG). Based on a systematic … Continue reading

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Torticollis Calipers Anyone?


Annie Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Hello! I am looking for some help. I am a pediatric physical therapist who treats a moderate amount of patients who have torticollis, some of which have plagiocephaly. I am looking for sliding calipers to … Continue reading

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Spring Promotion for PT, OT and SLP CEUs


SPRING PROMOTION fromEDUCATION RESOURCES Thank you for allowing Education Resources fulfill your professional development and continuing education requirements  As a THANKYOU from us we would like to offer a $50 discount toward any conference fee      Register now through June 30, 2014 Apply code: “Spring2014″  Not to be used in combination with … Continue reading

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Evidence Based Practice: How Are You Measuring Outcomes; PART 4


SPEAKER BLOG SERIES: Suzanne Davis Following a period of intervention children can be assessed using the GAS scaling and be given a numeric score.  This can be used not only on an individual basis but also on a larger scale … Continue reading

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Welcome New Grads


CONGRATULATIONS RECENT GRADS Good luck to all those taking finals right now and CONGRATULATIONS to all recent graduates. We are sure that you will enjoy your chosen profession and enjoy the rewards that it will bring. Education Resources would like to help you plan your … Continue reading

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Evidence Based Practice: How Are You Measuring Outcomes; PART 3


SPEAKER BLOG SERIES: Suzanne Davis GAS is similar to SMART (Subjective, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic/Relevant, and Timed) goals in that they both require repeatable, observable, specific conditions under which outcomes can be measured.  However, GAS is unique in that there are … Continue reading

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Education Resources Competition – Win a Free Course


NEW NAME THAT COURSE! Coming later this year –  a course with a new unique approach. We are excited to announce a new lab intensive acute care course offered by internationally respected Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist Komal Deokule, PT, … Continue reading

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New Study: Helmets Do Little to Help Moderate Infant Skull Flattening


The first randomized trial of helmet use,  published in the BMJ, found “virtually no treatment effect” The New York Times  published the news with links to the BMJ report and to an accompanying editorial by Brent R Collett an investigator at Seattle Children’s Research Institute As therapists, … Continue reading

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Physician Screening Tool, PT Referral for Low Back Pain May Be Effective Approach for Treatment


We would like to share this article from PT Products Published on April 4, 2014 by “PT PRODUCTS” “An editorial in The Annals of Family Medicine suggests that the British screening approach for physicians with patients with low back pain (LBP) may … Continue reading

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