There is a common trait among most of the successful people I know that can be surprising to some, and honestly has been to me. This morning we discuss. Enjoy!
The way you structure the clinical internship can make or break the experience on both sides of the fence. After taking 5+ students a year for the better part of a decade I've got a few thoughts on how to maximize this process. Enjoy!
On the first Friday Q&A of the season we tackle questions on whether you should coach something you can't perform, if it matters what school you choose, and whether you can grow your business and clinical skills simultaneously. Enjoy!
Mentoring is an incredible responsibility, and like any great responsibility it comes with some really uncomfortable components, delivering bad news is one of them. Let's explore
There are a lot of variables that determine how well an initial evaluation goes, but the biggest one might be how we order the subjective examination. Today we explore a common mistake clinicians make and how to fix it. Enjoy the kick off to Season 5 of PTonICE!
ICE is ready to to launch our biggest year yet full of new online/interactive courses, an interactive FB page to follow up with students well after the weekends are through, and an all faculty "Sampler Platter" out in Portland, this will be a year to remember!! Happy New Year all!
The profession of physical therapy has never been in a better position of opportunity. Today we discuss specifically what those opportunities are, and pose the question of whether or not we will capitalize.
So you've identified the company and culture you really want to be a part of but they don't have a full time gig waiting with your name on it. Not surprising but also not a problem, just need to create it.
Whether we are talking patient care, student/teacher relationships, or self development, the primary driver of success will always be honesty.
The annual PT visit has a great deal of potential, lets look at some of the angles.
A few reflections on why the students I am teaching look a whole lot better than I did at the same stage, and why I think believing embracing neurophysiological effects is a big part of that
The research is convincing: Patients who receive treatments they believe will make them better tend to get better. Knowing that is one thing, using it is another, let's discuss
What a great series of questions this morning! We talked how veteran therapists can become PT version 2.0, what 3 things won't change in the next 50 years, how to determine which patients get a pain science approach
The veterans hold the key to success for our up and coming talent and thus for our entire profession, today we acknowledge that and call on them to lead
Don't abort your treatment, re-examine irritability and modify! Let's dive in....
We know the importance of incorporating therapeutic neuroscience education, but that doesn't always make doing so smooth sailing! Today I highlight a few common mistakes I see that trip well intentioned clinicians up.
Time is limited and relationships are mandatory, why I think a focus on networking can limit your professional and personal progress.
And stick around to hear about our new online course "The Clinical Management of the Fitness Athlete" !
If you are serious about tailoring your treatment to every n=1 that walks into your room, the idea of a standardized exam has to go. Here is why
There are a lot of reasons that it's tempting to go it alone in business, to brand yourself and build your name. Fair enough, but let's talk for just a bit about the benefits of a team....
Lots of great questions on this Friday's Q&A including what I would look at if I had a chance to get back into a cadaver lab! Enjoy!
The solution to the vast majority of our problems as physical therapists is simple, get patients first. Let's talk about it
I always hate to see missed opportunities, for our profession and for the patients we service. I can't think of a bigger miss than TMD, let's unpack that a bit and make some changes
When is the "right" time to make the jump from student to teacher? Is there one? This morning we discuss the "optimal degree of separation" concept to help us answer that. enjoy
Some folks seem to feel that a "pain science" approach means a "hands off" approach. IMO this represents an incomplete understanding of the literature and needs of this patient population. Let's take a deeper dive....
CrossFit is a very polarizing subject among Physical Therapists and thus deserves some exploration. In today's episode I talk about my personal experience as a beginner in the CrossFit world and how it has changed my clinical practice. Enjoy!