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Learning from Mistakes Provides Strong Benefits for Stroke Patients

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, there are over four million stroke survivors in the U.S.  Of those stroke survivors only a third received any form of rehab, according to a 2005 Washington Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Telephone Survey.  For the stroke survivors that seek rehab, there’s new research that shows [...]

Wurn Technique Helps Patients Find Hope, Health & Healing

Physical therapy isn’t often associated with infertility, adhesions and bowel obstructions. This week’s PT Talker experts  aim to change that. Creators of the Wurn Technique and founders of Clear Passage  Physical Therapy, Belinda and Larry Wurn join PT Talker today to discuss their unique hands-on therapy. The Wurn Technique is a manual, non-surgical treatment for [...]

The Role of Physical Therapy in Treating and Preventing Obesity

PLEASE NOTE:  Jeff Worrell incorrectly refers to an award for research when it should be for work with the APTA Legislative Committee. Obesity has dramatically increased in the United States over the past 20 years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one third of the adults in the United States are [...]

Tips for Operating a Cash-Based Physical Therapy Clinic

Have you ever considered turning your practice into one that only accepts cash for payment? Today’s expert, Jarod Carter, PT, DPT, MTC has done exactly that. His Austin, Texas based physical therapy clinic, Carter Physiotherapy operates fully on a cash-based model. He shares some of the secrets to running a cash-based physical therapy clinic in [...]