Category Archives: Therapy in The News

Physical Therapy Role in Chronic Disease Management


From APTA: The major chronic diseases of our time have direct links to movement and physical activity—which means that physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) have an important opportunity to make an impact on what are literally matters … Continue reading

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Concussion and Other Brain Injuries in the Headlines


FROM PT IN MOTION MARCH 23rd 2015 “Concussion, Other Brain Injuries Continue to Grab Attention Whether in academic research journals, political advocacy reports, or the sports page, discussions about concussion and traumatic brain injury (TBI) weren’t hard to find last week. … Continue reading

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NEW course: Post Concussion Syndrome


New CEU Course for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants and Speech Therapists: POST CONCUSSION SYNDROME With distinguished speaker: Christina Finn This course will help clinicians apply the latest research on diagnosis and management of concussion … Continue reading

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NEW Faculty Member – Christina Finn


We are thrilled to introduce Christina Finn as a new member of Education Resources’ faculty. Christina Finn MS, OTR/L is a clinical specialist in visual perceptual rehabilitation at the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Medical Center in NYC … Continue reading

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Whats on the horizon for stroke rehab?


Researchers at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center may have found a way to help prep a stroke victim’s brain prior to physical therapy to aid a more complete recovery. A non-invasive transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS,  prepares a stroke patient’s brain … Continue reading

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The Affordable Care Act: New Opportunities for Cardiac Rehabilitation in the Workplace?


As cardiovascular health takes on a greater focus under the Affordable Care Act  opportunities for therapists to take on a greater role in this area  will be rapidly expanding.   The current era of health reform in the United States that … Continue reading

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APTA Releases Physical Therapist Practice Guide, Free to Download Until September 30


The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has released the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice 3.0. The latest version provides update to date information on the evolving physical therapy profession An overview from PT products: The new online only resource aims … Continue reading

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School Sensory Modulation Strategies – John Pagano


Our Faculty member John Pagano has a great blog: FAB STRATEGIES That Improve Self Control We would like to share his recent post with you: Sensory modulation strategies, a component of sensory integration intervention, help improve behavior and reduce the need … Continue reading

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TBI still a hot topic – CEU course returns in 2015


Shared from PT in Motion (June 25th 2014 ) TBI Reauthorization Bill Approved by House The US House of Representatives passed the TBI Reauthorization Act (H.R. 1098) on June 25th and will now move to the Senate.   If it is signed into law, … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy Designed for Cardiac, Pulmonary Patients


Our new Faculty Member Komal Deokule shares how her clinic caters to the special needs of cardiac and pulmonary patients: Please listen to her podcast  shared here with you from “pttalker” Please share with us how your clinic meets the special needs … Continue reading

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