Clinical Podcast: Cannabis within Healthcare | Jeff Konin

Jeff Konin, PhD, PT, ATC, FACSM, FNATA joins the podcast today to talk through how Cannabis relates to healthcare. His role as the Director of Florida International University’s Doctor of Athletic Program gives him a unique perspective on the topic of Cannabis.
Join Jeff, John and Mark as they discuss Cannabis educational resources, where it could fit into a…

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Clinical Podcast: Incontinence is Common but Never Normal | Blair Green

Blair Green, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC founder of Catalyst Physical Therapy joins John and Mark to talk about her experiences in pelvic health physical therapy which led to her book, “Go Ahead Stop and Pee,”a guide to running during pregnancy and postpartum.

Using phrases like “therapy for your muscles on the inside” and “incontinence is common but never normal…

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Guest podcast: An Interview with Ron Porter

We’re featuring an episode from special guests, Fit for Work, from their Workplace Injury Prevention podcast. In this episode, the hosts interview physical therapist Ron Porter, founder of The Back School. Ron talks about the important role of physical therapists and other rehab professionals in ergonomics, and how his company is helping employers take better care of their employees…

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Clinical Podcast: Clinical Application of Pain Mechanisms | Carol Courtney

Join John Childs and Mark Shepherd as they talk with Carol Courtney, PT, PhD, ATC, FAAOMPT, a professor of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences at Northwestern University.
Carol talks through her journey into researching both manual therapy and pain. Listen in as Carol discusses why making her mechanisms research clinically applicable has been a goal throughout her career and…

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Clinical Podcast: Being a PT in Federal Prison | Dr. Jessica Feda

Mark Shepherd interviews Dr. Jessica Feda, a PT in the US Public Health Services, serving in the federal prison system. PTs serving in the federal prison system have access to a unique set of patients.
Listen in as Jessica walks you through her service as a PT in the federal prison system. From chronic pain management to a wheelchair seating…

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Clinical Podcast: Clinical Reasoning | Amy McDevitt

On this week’s episode of Clinical Podcast, John and Mark are joined by Amy McDevitt, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, an assistant professor at the University of Colorado.
Amy, John and Mark discuss how clinical reasoning has changed over the years and how it needs to continue to evolve, asking the questions, “How early should clinical reasoning be introduced?” “How…

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Clinical Podcast: Collaboration and the DSc | Eric Chaconas

Collaboration is a key part of the learning process and curriculum at Bellin College’s Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy. Without this, research, teaching and clinical life is not possible.

On this week’s episode, Dr, Eric Chaconas, Bellin College’s DSc Program Director joins John Childs and Mark Shepherd to discuss how the DSc can take you from…

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Clinical Podcast: Serving in the US Public Health Service | Dr. Steven Spoonemore

On this week’s episode of Clinical Podcast, Dr. Mark Shepherd talks with Dr. Steven Spoonemore, a physical therapist with the United Stated Public Health Service. Spoonemore dives into how his career has transformed from a new grad looking to pay off his student loans to a seasoned physical therapist serving a culturally diverse group of patients.
As the next…

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Clinical Podcast: Looking Back Over 100 Episodes

We’re releasing our 100th episode this week!

To celebrate this milestone, John and Mark are looking back at our Top 3 episodes since our start in 2016. They discuss their takeaways and how our guests are changing physical therapy.

Thank you to all of our listeners and guests who have helped us get this far! Without you, none of…

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Clinical Podcast: Research, Intention, and Work-Life Balance | Dr. Dan Rhon

We’re back with another episode of the Clinical Podcast! This week, we’re joined by Dr. Dan Rhon, the Director of Research for the Bellin College Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT) Fellowship in partnership with Evidence In Motion. Dan shares how he went from being a Marine to having a career in physical therapy research, some of the “disappointments…

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