Manage With Movement

#ManageWithMovement on Instagram is a Yoga Challenge that helps to bring awareness to the public about the benefits and role of Physical Therapy in managing pain as well as various facts about opioid use. “Specifically in the US in 2012, 259 million prescriptions were written for opioid pain medication. Stats show that as many asContinue reading “Manage With Movement”

Global PT Connect

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a PT/PTA in different parts of the world? Let’s join together to learn more! The morning coffee ☕️ The tough patients The smiles you receive The new techniques you just learned All of the ups and downs Check out http://www.globalptconnect.com for more information! Or follow the latestContinue reading “Global PT Connect”

NPS (Nail Patella Syndrome) – General Clinical Presentation

Hey Everyone! Rare diseases – there are a ton of them, right? They can often times be difficult to treat just because they are not as common, the population may be widespread, and there just simply hasn’t been much research done to effectively help the people and remain “evidence-based.” I’ve decided to try to undergoContinue reading “NPS (Nail Patella Syndrome) – General Clinical Presentation”

The Generalist PT

It’s 2018. I’ve been out of PT school for about 2.5 years now. Time flies, right? I can’t believe it. I’ve been working in acute care mainly, a little PRN help in SNFs and outpatient facilities… Ya know, the typical post-grad-need-to-pay-off-my-loans thing. Meanwhile, I feel like everyone around me is getting certified in a millionContinue reading “The Generalist PT”

The Safe Way to Improve Your Shoulder Flexibility: A Self-Study

As many people may know, I recently began participating more in yoga. One of my goals in 2016 was first to run a half-marathon, and then to get more flexible (and do a cool handstand with the sunset in the background like one of those super cool yogis). While we are taught in physical therapyContinue reading “The Safe Way to Improve Your Shoulder Flexibility: A Self-Study”

The Struggles of Being a Small Physical Therapist

No, this isn’t Elite Daily or Buzzfeed. I’m not going to tell you the 37 reasons why being a physical therapist is “THE BEST” while using completely opinionated rationales. This blog post, however, is based off of my opinion as well as from my not-very-extensive-but-still-valid experience of how being a smaller person has affected how I treat patients,Continue reading “The Struggles of Being a Small Physical Therapist”