Category Archives: News

The Benefits of Physical Therapy During Breast Cancer Treatment


We would like to share this article: NORWELL, Mass., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Physical Therapy and Wellness News . . . Breast cancer treatment can often include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation, and while these methods are necessary for healing, they can still … 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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Evidence Based Practice: How Are You Measuring Outcomes; PART 2


SPEAKER BLOG SERIES: Suzanne Davis Considering the three components of EBP, therapy has been particularly lacking in the area of research.  Conducting high-level research is difficult for many reasons.  One of the issues is finding outcome measures that are sensitive … Continue reading

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Should Therapists be Recommending Tummy Time


Should you be recommending tummy time for children with neuromotor issues? Please share your thoughts and experiences and then hear from our expert.

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Faculty Member Barbara Connolly Receives Prestigious Award


Each year APTA honors outstanding achievements on the part of its members in the areas of overall accomplishment, education, practice and service, publications, research, and academic excellence. We are thrilled to announce that Education Resources Faculty Member: Barbara Connolly has been … Continue reading

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OT seeks help in fostering better collaborative relationship with SLPs


DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I am an OT and have gotten feedback from some of the SLPs that I work with… that I might be infringing on their territory. I see kiddos with a wide variety of sensory difficulties, and I don’t … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Faculty Member Chris Perme


Our distinguished faculty member, Chris Perme has been named the recipient of the APTA Acute Care Section Lecture Award!!   Chris will be presenting the Fifth Acute Care Section Lecture at CSM 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana next year. The Lecture Award’s purpose is … Continue reading

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Offering New Online CEU Courses for School Therapists


Our 14th Annual Therapy in the Schools Conference is now Online The team at Education Resources is excited to announce the launch of our new online courses. We are offering sessions (recorded live) from our highly acclaimed Annual Therapies in … Continue reading

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