Category Archives: New or Interesting Techniques

Physical Therapy Predictions for 2012

Wonder what trends may impact your clinic in 2012? Fran Fowler, health care expert and President of Fowler Healthcare Affiliates, Inc., once again shares her health care predictions with PT Talker.  In today’s podcast discover some industry changes you should be aware of for continued success in 2012 and beyond. Fowler continues to see cost [...]

Advice for Delivering Award-Winning Physical Therapy

Our expert today is the 2011Texas Physical Therapy Association Warren C. Smyth Award winner, Dr. Andrew Bennett, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT.  Dr. Bennett is the president of Texas Physical Therapy Specialists. He was recognized for providing outstanding service to the physical therapy profession and credits his staff for the award and recognition. Bennett follows an [...]

Outstanding Patient Outcomes Begin with a Great Evaluation

Physical therapists put a great deal of time and energy into learning new treatment techniques. But today’s expert believes the best physical therapy begins with a great evaluation. Author of Movement: Functional Movement Systems, Gray Cook, MSPT, OCS, CSCS, RKC, physical therapist at Mountain  River Physical Therapy (MRPT) and founder of Functional Movement Systems shares the [...]

Benefits of Physical Therapy Before Surgery

A recent study, found that knee- and hip-replacement patients that participated in an exercise based physical  therapy program six weeks prior to surgery reduced their need for inpatient rehabilitation by 73%.  Pre-hab, exercise-based physical therapy before surgery, can help patients get back on  their feet faster after surgery. One innovative form of pre-hab is the [...]