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Dr. Kase Shares Inspiration Behind Kinesio® Tape

Watch any sporting event and you may spot an athlete adorning the bright-colored stripes of Kinesio tape. The tape is more than an attention getter, it also works to help relieve pain and inflammation.  Kinesio® Tex Tape has also become an essential tool in many physical therapist’s toolbox. The inventor of the Kinesio Taping® technique [...]

Are You Overlooking the Benefits of Muscle Stimulation?

Electrical muscle stimulation has been utilized in physical therapy for years to rehabilitate muscles after injury or surgery.  But is this long-standing means of treatment being underutilized? In one of a two part podcast, Keith Khoo, PT at the Oklahoma Neurological Center of Excellence (ONCE) shares information on the variety of ways muscle stimulation can [...]

Pros and Cons of Pursuing Clinical Specialization in Physical Therapy

Physical therapists looking to expand their services and gain a competitive edge may find the solution in clinical specialization.  H. Steven Sadowsky, PT, RRT, MS, CCS, Assistant Professor and Associate Chair for Professional Education at Northwestern University, recently discussed clinical specialization at the opening ceremony of the APTA 2010 Combined Sections Meeting. Today, he shares [...]

Work Injury Management Offers New Opportunities to Physical Therapists

Physical therapy often plays a key role in helping injured employees get back to work. In one of a two-part podcast, Susan Isernhagen, PT and COO of DSI Work Solutions shares her work injury management and prevention expertise with PT Talker. Isernhagen designed the first functional capacity assessment to objectively test a worker’s work capabilities [...]