Category Archives: News

Bridging the Gap for Cancer Patients

The side effects from cancer treatment can be debilitating. NPR recently featured Dr. Julie Silver and her own personal experience with the extreme fatigue, weakness and pain she experienced after cancer treatment.  Not satisfied with the options available to her, she started the STAR program – a program designed to provide cancer survivors with rehabilitation [...]

PT Talker Nominated for Best Overall Blog on Therapydia

We’d like to thank our loyal listeners and the experts that have taken time out of their busy schedules to share their expertise with others.  Your support over the years has earned PT Talker an official nomination for “Best Overall Blog” on Therapydia. Now we need your vote to win.  Click here to vote for [...]

Build Your Physical Therapy Network with Social Media

Social media offers the perfect platform for physical therapists to stay informed, engage with peers, discover the latest physical therapy news and share the benefits of physical therapy. This week’s expert does exactly that. You may know her as @SnippetPhysTher on Twitter. In this informative podcast, Selena Horner, PT, MS, GCS, ATC shares how social [...]

APTA President Releases Statement on Health Care Law

Earlier today, the Supreme Court announced their decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The court upheld the law, and ruled the Affordable Care Act constitutional. The ruling will have an impact on all areas of health care, including physical therapy. Paul Rockar, Jr, PT, DPT, MS, president of the American Physical Therapy Association,  issued a statement in [...]