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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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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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PT looking for eligibility guidelines for ESY (extended school year)


Dina Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I am a NY licensed physical therapist who works in a public school setting preschool-age 21. The challenging task of annual review time, facilitating IEP goals and recommendations for the extended school year (ESY) are … 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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Treating Complex Neuro and Geriatric Patients – CEU course for PT’s, OT’s and Assistants


  In this intensive treatment course, presented by acclaimed speaker; Carole Campbell Burnett  you will learn to use evidence based interventions for improving balance, preventing falls, promoting strength and function in geriatric and neurologic patients. A key focus is learning to select and … Continue reading

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Featured PTA CEU Course – The Complex Acute Care Patient


PTA’s are you looking for a CEU course? Our popular CEU course designed for PT’s OT’s and Assistants is coming to Virginia in March: Management of The Complex Acute Care Patient This course is designed to enhance the clinical decision-making … 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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