It’s Time for PTs to Commandeer the National Spotlight

The I consider myself extremely fortunate to have found my particular career path, because I belong to a relatively small community of professionals who genuinely love the work that they do. Finding satisfaction and fulfillment in the workplace is difficult for many (Gallup actually estimates that more than half of US workers are “not engaged” at work), but I have…

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PT Residency Journey: The Beginning

Family, full time in the clinic, occasional side gig, self care, and now — residency. It’s not a workload for the faint of heart.

Kristen Lund began her Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency with Evidence In Motion (EIM) in summer 2019. Kristen is a physical therapist with Athletico in Bloomington, Indiana, where she lives with her husband, Eric, and their young…

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Clinical Podcast: Building Autonomous Clinicians | Dr. Andrew Bennett

Co-owner and co-founder of TexPTS, Andrew Bennet, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, is an old friend of the podcast and of John and Mark, tracing all the way back to John and Andrew’s time in the U.S. Air Force.
Andrew joins John and Mark to discuss the importance of surrounding yourself with thinking clinicians, helping clinicians build their…

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Clinical Podcast: Founding a One-On-One Clinic | Dr. Seth Peterson

On this week’s episode, Seth Peterson, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, FAAOMPT, joins Mark to discuss why and how Seth started his one-on-one, private practice clinic, The Motive Physical Therapy Specialists in Oro Valley, Arizona.
Seth discusses what led him to opening his clinic, how he decided what would make his clinic different, how he continues to stand…

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Clinical Podcast: Pudendal Neuralgia | Kelly Sammis

On today’s episode of Clinical Podcast, Kelly Sammis, DPT, CLT, joins John and Mark to discuss her clinical treatment of pudendal neuralgia as a pelvic health clinician at Holistic Pelvic Health.

Join Kelly, John and Mark as they discuss how to treat pudendial neuralgia, from testing, the groups that are susceptible and dry needling as a treatment option.

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Clinical Podcast: Treating the Thoracolumbar Junction for those with Hip Pain | Jeff Meadows

On today’s episode, Jeff Meadows, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, joins Dr. John Childs and Dr. Mark Shepherd to discuss Jeff’s new research on the thoracolumbar junction, Short-term Response to Treatment Targeting the Thoracolumbar Junction in Patients With Hip Pain: A Case Series.

Listen in as they discuss takeaways from the article, how the research can affect…

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Bridging the PT Diversity Gap

This post was written with assistance from Dana Gundrum, WebPT’s Culture Captain.

Earlier this month, WebPT made a lot of people on Facebook very, very angry. Our goal wasn’t to purposefully incite anger, but we did want to incite a discussion—and we expected that some people might bring their anger and frustration to the table. Needless to…

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