Tag Archives: Physical Therapist Assistant

Any Ideas on How to Improve Gait and Balance in an 11 Year Old with Dystonia?

GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel. Marcia submitted this clinical question: Any ideas on how to improve gait and balance in an 11 year old with dystonia? Backwards gait is OK but forward stepping is very ataxic and asymmetry increases with increased speed. Nothing … Continue reading

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Calling all Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants in Virginia

A reminder for all Physical Therapists from Virginia: your required 30 hours of continuing education (a minimum of 20 contact hours must be type 1) need to be completed by December 31st 2014, and Physical Therapist Assistants must complete 30 hours. (a minimum of … 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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Jennifer Bottomley – Fabulous Testimonial for our highly acclaimed faculty member

Testimonial from Staci: I recently attended the course, “Geriatric Neurology in the Medically Complex Client”, presented by Dr. Jennifer Bottomley. I wish to thank her again for coming to Scranton, PA, and hope that she will return again in the … Continue reading

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Therapies in the School Online CEU Courses – Testimonial

Great Testimonial for our Online Courses….. thank you Amanda“What can I say, I am already halfway through my online version of Therapies in the School and I have already learned so much about current topics that I was interested in!!! … Continue reading

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Featured Pediatric Course for Physical Therapist Assistants –

PTA’s are you looking for a pediatric CEU course in Illinois? Our popular CEU course designed for PT’s OT’s and Assistants is coming to Chicago in May: Integrating NDT, SI and Motor Learning Perspectives in Pediatrics…Treating for Measurable Outcomes With … Continue reading

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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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Featured PTA Pediatric Course – Treating the Child with Hypotonia

PTA’s are you looking for a pediatric CEU course? Our popular CEU course designed for PT’s OT’s and Assistants is coming to Ohio in May: 3 Day Intensive on Treating the Child with HypotoniaMay 2-4, 2014 – Cincinnati, OH  This … Continue reading

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Movement Enhances Learning Behaviors – with John Pagano

We would like to share this blog discussion from: John Pagano, a renowned member of Education Resources’ Faculty   John is teaching his popular conference: Effectively Treat Behavior in Children with Autism Spectrum and Other Sensory Challenges May 2-3, 2014 … Continue reading

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The Physical Therapists Role in Preventing Rehospitalizations

New regulations and payment models depend upon successful patient discharge home without a re-admission in the immediate future. Physical therapists will play a huge role in determining whether or not a patient is “ready for discharge” home and once home, … Continue reading

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