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Changing Policies

Changing Policies | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
When I was in PT school, we didn't discuss organizational policies and procedures very often. Even as a student, my clinical instructor would show me how to do something but I don't recall ever seeing a printed policy or handbook on what to do.
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Prevent ACL injuries in young athletes with tips from Midwest Orthopaedics at ... - WLS-TV

Prevent ACL injuries in young athletes with tips from Midwest Orthopaedics at ... - WLS-TV | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
Prevent ACL injuries in young athletes with tips from Midwest Orthopaedics at ...
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Every year, about 400,000 athletes are sidelined due to a knee injury.
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Ski Helmet Use Isn’t Reducing Brain Injuries

Ski Helmet Use Isn’t Reducing Brain Injuries | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
Michael Schumacher’s injury has brought attention to an unsettling trend: Despite increased use of safety gear in skiing and snowboarding, the risks in the sports have also increased.
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Professional football athletic trainers society officially supports USA ...

Professional football athletic trainers society officially supports USA ... | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
The Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS) has partnered with USA Football to advance youth and high school football player safety by endorsing USA Football's Heads Up FootballSM program.PFATS ...
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Anderson Silva's Broken Leg Was No Freak Accident - Sports - Time

Anderson Silva's Broken Leg Was No Freak Accident - Sports - Time | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
So this horrific injury is a disaster for the sport. It happened on one of the most important nights in UFC history. This was Silva-Weidman, the sequel, which UFC president Dana White called “the biggest fight we've ever done.
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Physical Therapy Schools|Benefits Of Massage Therapy Schools: Travel Physical Therapy Jobs

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Youth Sport Injuries May Lead to Adult Brain Disease - ABC News

Youth Sport Injuries May Lead to Adult Brain Disease - ABC News | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
ABC News Youth Sport Injuries May Lead to Adult Brain Disease ABC News The theory also suggests that many people who are not elite athletes playing contact sports, but did play sports as children, may be at risk for developing chronic traumatic...
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NYSATA Athletic Trainers Provide Injury Prevention and Management on Movie ... - Broadway World

NYSATA Athletic Trainers Provide Injury Prevention and Management on Movie ... - Broadway World | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
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In typical movie fashion, reality does not get in the way of a good story.
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Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Ethics Continuing Education Course

Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Ethics Continuing Education Course | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Ethics & Professional Responsibility CE. Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy Approved Online Course. During each biennial renewal period, a Pennsylvania physical therapy license ...
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Gage Wesley's curator insight, January 6, 2014 3:53 AM

Even though this article isn't completely related to my career choice, I feel that reading it has helped me in some way. I learned about rehabilitation within the human body and what you need to do in order heal yourself and the steps you take in order to make yourself stronger. That kind of relates to what a personal trainer would do. Helping others succeed.

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Runaway Bridal Planner: Exercise in the form of Physical Therapy

Runaway Bridal Planner: Exercise in the form of Physical Therapy | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
Since my Physical Therapy has progressed quite a bit since I originally started I think 7 weeks ago now. I thought I'd share the exercises with you all. To be honest, they are great for anyone who might need to strengthen their ...
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Second Time's The Charm | Beyond Basics Physical Therapy

Second Time's The Charm | Beyond Basics Physical Therapy | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
By Riva Preil As a second born child as well as a pelvic floor physical therapist, I am fascinated by research involving the effects of multiple pregnancies and deliveries on the female pelvic floor. Women often sustain trauma to ...
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Smarties, meet PYTA: Professional Yoga Therapy Approach! - Charlotte Smarty Pants

Smarties, meet PYTA: Professional Yoga Therapy Approach! - Charlotte Smarty Pants | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
Little did two single girls know that when they met in 1994 working in the Carolina Medical Center Physical Therapy Department, their lives would be ever changed.

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Christine Kindlin Roper's curator insight, October 27, 2013 8:45 PM

Thanks Liz.. we appreciate the opportunity for a shout out! 

 

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UAMS gets approval to offer physical therapy degree - THV 11

UAMS gets approval to offer physical therapy degree - THV 11 | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
UAMS gets approval to offer physical therapy degree
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Physical Therapy Shows Promise as Part of Treatment for Lumbar Disc Herniation - Physical Therapy Products

Physical Therapy Shows Promise as Part of Treatment for Lumbar Disc Herniation - Physical Therapy Products | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
A recent study reveals that physical therapy as part of a “conservative treatment” plan can improve outcomes for patients with lumbar disc herniation. (New study: Physical therapy improves outcomes for patients with lumbar disc herniation.
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Younger athletes need more testing, training for concussions, expert at Miami Children’s Hospital says - Health - MiamiHerald.com

Younger athletes need more testing, training for concussions, expert at Miami Children’s Hospital says - Health - MiamiHerald.com | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
Despite gains made to protect athletes at the high school level and up, some concussion experts warn that more attention needs to be paid to younger kids.

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David M. Schwartz, Ph.D., ABPdN's curator insight, August 23, 2014 11:20 AM

Remember, 40% of all concussions occur outside of athletic activities.  Concussions do not only occur in sports, they occur everywhere.

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Physical Exercise and Neuroplasticity on ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine

Physical Exercise and Neuroplasticity on ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
Examining the role of exercise on long-term brain function.

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Physical Therapy Helps Women After Pelvic Prolapse Surgery ...

Physical Therapy Helps Women After Pelvic Prolapse Surgery ... | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
Groundbreaking research by Dr. Rachel Pauls of Cincinnati Urogynecology Associates indicates that women who undergo physical therapy after pelvic prolapse surgery attain superior muscle strength, control and relaxation, ...
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Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sports | Clinical Journal of ...

Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sports | Clinical Journal of ... | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
We're very pleased at CJSM to open the New Year with a shout: a fantastic systematic review and position statement on the subject of youth sport, from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM).
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A physical therapist's take on PT versus chiropractic - Buffalo News (blog)

A physical therapist's take on PT versus chiropractic - Buffalo News (blog) | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
A physical therapist's take on PT versus chiropractic Buffalo News (blog) Grand Island Physical Therapy owner Russell Certo, 53, subject of today's In the field feature in WNY Refresh, had a lot to say during our recent interview about how health...
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Athletic Trainers – Taking Care of Athletes - PR-BG.com (прессъобщения) (press release)

Athletic Trainers – Taking Care of Athletes
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Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians.
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Youth Sport Injuries May Lead to Adult Brain Disease - Health News ...

Youth Sport Injuries May Lead to Adult Brain Disease - Health News ... | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
Gord Horne/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The degenerative brain disease being blamed for suicides and mental illness in pro athletes may have started when they were young athletic children and absorbing knocks in grade ...
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Hand Injuries – Physical Therapy vs. Occupational Therapy | Sports ...

Hand Injuries – Physical Therapy vs. Occupational Therapy | Sports ... | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
Lisa Postlewait, Certified Occupational Therapist from Athletico discusses rehab from hand injuries and the objectives of Physical Therapy vs. Occupational Therapy.
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PT Word of the Year: I need YOUR vote | In Touch Physical Therapy ...

PT Word of the Year: I need YOUR vote | In Touch Physical Therapy ... | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
Oxford Dictionary recently named the 2013 word of the year: selfie I was planning on taking a close up self-portrait of myself to post here, including a duck face, but I'll let you know use your imagination...while I save my dignity.
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Post-Concussion Care Recommendations for Children's Sports ...

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Post-Concussion Care Recommendations for Children's Sports Injuries Are Often Inadequate. December 20 ... A concussion is defined as any injury to the brain that disrupts its normal function, temporarily or permanently.
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Girl athletes at risk for concussions as 'culture of resistance' keeps rates high

Girl athletes at risk for concussions as 'culture of resistance' keeps rates high | The Ethical Physical Therapist | Scoop.it
When it comes to concussions, cheerleading on the sidelines of a high school football game might be getting nearly as dangerous as taking the field with the team — and for young people in all sports, the risks are rising.

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