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NEW Faculty Member and New CEU Course


Education Resources is thrilled to announce a great addition to its renowned team of Faculty members: Monica Diamond, MS, PT Monica Diamond Monica Diamond, MS, PT,is an active Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association Coordinator Instructor and International Bobath Instructors Training Association(IBITA) member with … Continue reading

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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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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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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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PT Seeks Input Helping a Child with Torticollis


Jill Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Hello, I am working with a child with Goldenhar Syndrome and significant right torticollis. I have been working with him for almost a year, and we have had phases of the neck alignment improving, but … Continue reading

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Evidence Based Practice: How Are You Measuring Outcomes


SPEAKER BLOG SERIES: Suzanne Davis As therapists we are constantly challenged to use evidence-based practice (EBP) to provide services to our clients.  The definition of EBP is threefold, including (Sackett, et al, 2000): Best research evidence Clinical expertise Patient and … Continue reading

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