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6-Pack of Answers on Concussion Treatment w Becky Bliss

We ask experts in different aspects of PT to answer 1 question with a 6-pack of answers. Today we ask Dr. Becky Bliss, PT, DPT, NCS, “What 6 things do PT’s who treat patients post concussion NEED to do?” Here are Becky’s answers: Check the neck! To include ROM, Ligament instability testing and Cervical JPE!! […]

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Episode 106 Chaser – Spinal Cord Injuries with Andrew Guccione

Episode 106 Chaser In this episode, Jimmy interviews Andrew Guccione, founder of the Department of Rehabilitation Science at George Mason University and publisher of a textbook on geriatric physical therapy. Jimmy drinks a cinnamon ale while Andrew enjoys a pinot noir. Andrew talks about how he started a multidisciplinary program to treat spinal cord injury […]

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Ep 95 – Challenging Neuro Pts Over Grapefruit & Pineapple IPA’s with Tiffany Piquilloud

Episode 95 Chaser In this episode, Jimmy chats with Tiffany Piquilloud, a board certified neurologic physical therapist and the Executive Director at Challenge Center in La Mesa, CA. Jimmy has a Sam Adams Rebel Grapefruit IPA and Tiffany enjoys a Ballast Point Pineapple Sculpin. Tiffany shares what it’s like to provide PT without the constraints of insurance limitations at Challenge Center, and how […]

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IV STEP: Recap & Thoughts from a Student Perspective

Author: Tim Rethorn is an SPT from The Ohio State University, Class of 2018. You can follow him on Twitter @TimRethornSPT.  In the pic, from left to right: Dennis Fell PT, MD, T.Najjar, PT, NCS, Bria Varner, PT, DPT, Carrie Minahan, PT, DPT, MS, NCS, Rhea Schmidt, PT, DPT, and Tim Rethorn, SPT.  I had the […]

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Ep. 86 Chaser – Nick Balenger – APTA NEXT Conf Keynote Speaker

In this episode, Jimmy chats in the backyard with 2016 NEXT Conference Keynote Speaker Nick Balenger (@NickBal05). Nick responsibly enjoys a lemonade, while Jimmy enjoys a SweetWater 420 Extra Pale Ale. Right-handed relief pitcher for Lake Braddock Secondary School and member of the 2012 Virginia State Baseball Championship team, Nick Balenger is a senior at […]

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I’m going to change A world.

**** Disclaimer: I’m a podcaster, not a writer.  My fingers don’t move fast enough for my thoughts. So you need to read my posts, like they would ramble out of my mouth.  Also, I’m crappy at grammar and spelling. **** “I’m going to change the world.” It’s a bold statement and one that I’ve been […]