There is Movement Afoot.

I often feel that when it comes to chronic pain, PTs are passionate and informed, but often just talking amongst ourselves. The Align Conference held in Denver last week felt different. Multiple professions (PT, OT, MD, DO, PA, NP, and PATIENT) were present and passionate about making a difference. This was the first conference where a merger of Evidence In…

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It Ain’t Over ’til It’s Over: Why Our Fight for Therapy Cap Reform Must Go On

I’m a firm believer in celebrating milestones. During my years as a practicing physical therapist, it was key to keeping my patients engaged in care. Now, as an advocate for the physical therapy profession, I find that taking a moment to celebrate victories is still just as important. For one thing, taking the time to appreciate how far you…

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The Key to Success is a Unified Vision: Celebrating 10 Years and Looking Ahead to the Next

If there’s one thing that political systems and businesses have in common, it’s that both require a cohesive and unified vision to achieve stability and longevity—two crucial elements in any successful endeavor. Organizations, industries, or political parties that aren’t working toward a common goal are on a short road to failure. Now, that doesn’t mean…

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Mistakes and the “NewSmart”

I made a mistake this week.

It wasn’t a huge mistake, but it was an error in judgment and it jeopardized the trust in a relationship that is important to me.  When I realized my mistake, I fessed up quickly to the individual involved and apologized.  The person on the receiving end of my error was extremely gracious, stating…

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Social Media: Slowly Tearing Us Down?

Social media is a term that I feel is mentioned at least once daily in our everyday conversations.  All of us now-a-days seem to be present on some platform whether it be Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or beyond.  Most people probably relate social media to more personal relationships/interactions, however a recent JOSPT Viewpoint article shined light on the…

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The PT Movement: #GivingTuesday

This #GivingTuesday, join the PT movement to support those impacted by recent natural disasters. We’re all in this together.

#GivingTuesday—the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving—is right around the corner. And what better way to celebrate than by joining #RehabTherapistsGiveBack—the movement to help individuals, families, and communities impacted by the recent hurricanes and wildfires that devastated areas across…

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