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Why Runners Don’t Get Knee Arthritis


A recent study published in Med Sci Sports Exercise (September 12, 2013 (Epub ahead of print) compared the forces that were generated (knee joint loads) while running to walking over the same distance in a small group of healthy adults. … Continue reading

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Enter to win a free CEU course by sharing clinical challenges and tips with ERI


We would like to bring back our popular blog discussions, and build on our community of therapists. Our therapists found this avenue for discussions about clinical cases, problems and therapy tips to be invaluable. We are offering you the opportunity … Continue reading

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The Role of PT and OT in Cancer Rehabilitation


Due to advances in the medical management of cancer, survival rates are steadily improving. However, many cancer survivors will have at least one side effect of the cancer treatment. As therapists, we are committed to improving function based on evidence … Continue reading

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Do You Work in a Department that Fosters Professional Development?


Physical and Occupational therapists have been increasingly called upon to meet the challenges of an evolving health care environment. Whether you work in pediatrics, geriatrics, orthopedics, neurology, or another concentration, you will need to engage in lifelong learning in order … Continue reading

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Research: Evaluate Neurobehavioral Intervention Effects in VLBW Infants at 1 year


Comparing Two Motor Assessment Tools to Evaluate Neurobehavioral Intervention Effects in Very Low Birth Weight Infants at 1 Year We would like to share this research article published in the APTA Physical Therapy Journal Very low birth weight (VLBW) infants … Continue reading

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Introducing New Speaker: PT Mary Ann Sharkey


We are very excited to have distinguished speaker, Mary Ann Sharkey join our faculty. Mary Ann Sharkey, PhD, MS, PT, C/NDT was named the 2011 Distinguished Educator by the American Physical Therapy Association, Education Section. She has presented preconferences most recently at the … Continue reading

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What is the best part about being a therapist?


What do you find to be the most fulfilling part of your therapy work? Please share with us and your colleagues, the best part of your work. Post a scenario that was a rewarding experience, or tell us about your … Continue reading

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Introducing OT June Smith as an ERI Faculty member


We would like to introduce June Smith OTR/L, and are thrilled to add her to our distinguished list of Faculty members.June is a dynamic and engaging instructor, is an Occupational Therapist and licensed Brain Gym®Instructor. She has certifications in Sensory … Continue reading

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LEZLIE ADLER – Internationally Recognized and Respected OT


ERI SPEAKER PROFILE: LEZLIE ADLER, MA, OTR, FMOTA,C/NDT Lezlies course are always well received, and she is one of our popular speakers. She is an internationally recognized and respected clinician and consultant with extensive and broad experience in medical, educational … Continue reading

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Treatment Suggestions for a Morton’s Neuroma Anyone?


Jane posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I just evaluated a patient with a Morton’s neuroma between the third and fourth metatarsal.  He is an active runner and tennis player who has been limited in participating in the sports he loves.  He … Continue reading

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