Regional Interdependence – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Regional interdependence is a term coined by Wainner et al in an article published in 2007 and is defined as:

“The concept that seemingly unrelated impairments in a remote anatomical region may contribute to, or be associated with, the patient’s primary complaint.”

Now, this idea that parts of the body are interconnected has been in existence in Physiotherapy for…

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EIM Clinical Podcast: How Dry Needling Improves Function with Dr. Edo Zylstra

Dr. Edo Zylstra, the CEO of KinetaCore joins us today on the EIM Clinical Podcast! KinetaCore is a leader provider of dry needling education in the country and has, recently, partnered with Evidence In Motion!

Edo discusses the benefits of dry needling and how it can help certain patients with their recovery and improve function. He also discusses the debate…

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Clinical Podcast: The Movement System with Dr. Shirley Sahrmann

Dr. Shirley Sahrmann joins us this week on the EIM Clinical Podcast! Shirley is most well-known for her popularization of the Movement System Impairment Syndromes (MSI) courses which teaches how to properly observe, identify, and treat impairments of the movement system.

Dr. Sahrmann shares her journey in physical therapy and the world of academics. She’s very honest and…

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Practice Leadership Podcast: Psychology in Physical Therapy with Zach Stearns and Daphne Scott

We’re doing something new on the EIM Practice Leadership Podcast this week for the Holiday Edition! We have a co-host, Daphne Scott, who is a leadership coach with a Master’s in Applied Positive Psychology, and a third year student from the University of Florida joining us as our guest: Zach Stearns.

Zach has a particular interest in…

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#physicaltherapy Worry Wart

Every year during holiday season, I take the time to reconnect with one of my favorite PT’s, Jake (not his real name).  Jake is an experienced, board certified PT who is tremendous in every way but one-he is the epitome of a “worry wart”.  In fact, I affectionately refer to him as the “black cloud of #physicaltherapy” and…

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Clinical Podcast: Candid Thoughts on Physical Therapy with Dr. Ryan Michael Smith

We have an exciting guest joining us on the EIM Clinical Podcast! Dr. Ryan Michael Smith recently graduated from the DPT Program at Ohio State and is part of the virtual mentorship that Jeff runs. Ryan also recently opened a cash-based out-of-network practice. We’re excited to share what Ryan has done as his journey has been…

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Hope, Goals and Jimmy Fallon

I heard a great story from a patient of mine last week. It’s great because it involves my absolute favorite celebrity on the planet: Jimmy Fallon. It’s also great because as the patient and I talked pain neuroscience education (PNE), his story wove right into a point I was trying to make with him, and one I think…

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Clinical Podcast: Senior Rehab with Dustin Jones

Dustin Jones joins the EIM Clinical Podcast this week! Dustin Jones hosts the Senior Rehab Podcast and has taken the reins of elevating the level of care that we offer to elder adults. Dustin shares his journey, his mission, and his passion in the treatment of older adults.

The question was asked how PTs can handle treatment of older adults…

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