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Physical Therapy International Service – Spain Edition

Imagine you could go to another country, help a group of people who have never had physical therapy (PT) services in their life, and simultaneously learn new clinical skills from students and physical therapists from around the country. Serving and learning. That’s...


Let's peek into an IAOM-US Education Committee meeting and talk about Sensorimotor Control and Volitional Preemptive Abdominal Contraction.

3 Ways a Physical Therapist Can Help Manage Headaches

Headaches affect 47% of the global population and are described by the type and location of pain in the head. Many headaches are harmless and resolve gradually. However, more frequent moderate to severe headaches can impact your ability to do daily activities and...

Master Clinician Storyteller Podcast – Episode 15

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Evaluation of Mulligan’s Technique for Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder

Doner G, Guven Z, Atalay A, Celiker R. J Rehabil Med 2013;45:87-91 Abstracted by Zac Hershberger SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield Missouri Article Summary: This article evaluated the effectiveness of Mulligan’s technique for adhesive capsulitis of the...

Temporomandibular Joint Arthroplasty, Physical Therapy and Motor Control Retraining: A Case Report

Sherwin R1,2, Brismée JM2,3 1 Melanie Massey Physical Therapy, West Monroe, LA, USA 2 International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine – United States, Tucson, Arizona, USA. 3 Center for Rehabilitation Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock,...

Physical Therapy as a Conservative Treatment for a Proximal Biceps Long Head Rupture: A Case Study

David Smith, SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri Study Design: Case Study Objective: To describe the use of conservative treatment of a proximal long head of the biceps (LHB) tendon rupture for a patient preferring to forego surgery. Background: The...

A Comparison of Two Manual Physical Therapy Approaches and Electrotherapy Modalities for Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Three Arm Clinical Trial

A Comparison of Two Manual Physical Therapy Approaches and Electrotherapy Modalities for Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Three Arm Clinical Trial Ebru, K. M., Ercin, E., Ozdincler, A. R., Ones, N., (2018). Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 34(8),...

Early physical therapy vs usual care in patients with recent-onset low back pain: A randomized clinical trial

Fritz, J. M., Magel, J. S., McFadden, M., Asche, C., Thackeray, A., Meier, W., & Brennan, G. (2015). JAMA, 314(14), 1459-1467. Abstracted by: Heather O’Dell SPT, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri This study included 220 participants with acute low...

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