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The Importance of Making Patients Feel Safe & Our Role as Women's Health Professionals

By Elizabeth DeLozier, SPT

I recently binge-watched ALL of Call the Midwife on Netflix. If you are unfamiliar with the show, here is a brief synopsis before you cancel all prior engagements, call in sick to work, buy yourself a half-gallon of slow-churned rocky road ice cream and settle in for 23 hours of awesome television: it’s the gritty, desperately poor east end of London in the 1950’s, four young nurse midwives live in a convent together and travel by bicycle from house to house, delivering babies under the most unlikely and non-sterile conditions. 556 more words

Women's Health and the DPT: What to Expect

By Brittany Ouchida, SPT

Women’s health sold me on going into physical therapy in the first place. I sought out women’s health therapists during my observation shifts, and with some luck shadowed multiple skilled therapists who further stoked my interest. 1,114 more words

Putting the Fisioterapia Back in Physical Therapy

With a lovely accent and massive, comforting brown eyes, Señora Luz, DPT, is a Colombian musculoskeletal master whose impressive bilingual professionalism blends well with her warm, welcoming demeanor. 709 more words

Physical Therapy

Argument. You're doing it wrong.

Hello from pre-DPT curriculum land,

The #PTBT has been working hard back at the academics this semester and is attempting to maintain posts on-the-regular.  Stephen is busy as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the program, and Spencer and I are just messing around reading articles about Dry Needling, Manual Therapy, Acupuncture and Chiropractic… while we’re supposed to be studying. 346 more words

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Topic #3: Physical Therapy and the ACA

Why don’t we talk about something a little more fun today? Yep, I’m talking about fun with Obamacare! The law itself is incredible dense and complex, so I’m only going over things that can directly relate to physical therapy. 768 more words


DPT as Entry Level: Epic Fail or Vision 20/20?

***This is a guest post submitted from a friend on Twitter. Warning, it is critical of the APTA, so if you’re a huge homer you should definitely read this. 1,369 more words

Physical Therapy

What kind of doctor are you?

Personally, I don’t prefer to be called one thing or another by the patients I treat. Maybe that’s because I’m still a student and not yet a doctor of physical therapy, but I do know (for certain) the reality of the doctorate level work that is being required of me at my current institution. 676 more words

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