Recovery is about more than just proper utilization of cryotherapy. On this episode Dan is joined by Trent Rincon, PT, MPT, CSCS, DN, Cert ASTYM and Brett Fischer, PT, ATC, CSCS, DN, Cert. ASTYM, of the Fischer Institute, a division of Spooner Physical Therapy. Together the three discuss the first two vital components of recovery: managing muscles/joints and breathing!
There is a growing epidemic of youth specialization, what is our professional responsibility is combating this epidemic? Dan and Paul return to podcasting in 2020 and are joined for our newest member of Practice Performance team, Brett Fischer, PT, ATC, CSCS. Spooner Physical Therapy has recently teamed up with the Fischer Institute for Physical Therapy and Performance to deliver excellent in sports medicine across the valley.
We have kicked, stretched and kicked, all the way to our 50th episode! As our hosts continue sharing their journey of professional development, we have the pleasure of hearing Jennifer Lee’s adventure!
Intro credit recorded from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZtxM1sYhwg
Up to 3.8 million concussions in sport alone. What is the role of the PT in managing concussions in sport and other patients that attend physical therapy? Dan Miriovsky and Paul Gagliano discuss concussions and the physical therapist’s role!
The fourth trimester is all about taking care of moms in their new role after having a baby. Physical therapy is vital in helping these new mothers achieve success in restoring function. Michelle Babcock, PT, MSPT is once again joined by LaRissa Shaps, PT, DPT, FAFS and Christina Christie, PT, CCE, FAFS, educator of Female Chain Reaction from the Gray Institute, president of Pelvic Solutions, Women’s and Men’s Health program manager at Athletico Physical Therapy in Chicago, IL. They discuss new ACOG guidelines and the importance of caring for new mothers!
Restoring function to a system in need! Michelle Babcock, PT, MSPT is joined by LaRissa Shaps, PT, DPT, FAFS and special guest Christina Christie, PT, CCE, FAFS. Tina is the developer and educator of Female Chain Reaction through the Gray Institute, president of Pelvic Solutions, and Women’s and Men’s Health program manager with Athletico Physical Therapy in Chicago, IL. The ladies embark on an important discussion focusing on the Pelvic Core Neuromuscular System and unlocking and restoring its full functional capacity.
The most handy topic you will ever have a hand in…Many individuals are dealing with symptoms related to carpal tunnel syndrome. Hannah Wash, OTR/L, Hand Therapist at Spooner Glendale joins Paul, Jen and Dan to discuss strategies to successful help patients achieve function without surgery or after decompression!
He Who Shall Not Be Named is he who typically doesn’t create his own pain… we delve into the lumbar spine; assessment, treatment, and the WHY behind it all. Jennifer Lee, is joined by the team of Dan, Paul and Andrew as they discuss one of the most common reasons a person will seek physical therapy services.
Comfort, Capability and Confidence. Discussing the multi-plane and multi-factor components during ACL reconstruction rehabilitation. Dan is once again joined by Torrey Foster, PT, DPT, OCS as well as Dr. Shelden Martin, MD Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. He is the head team physician for the Arizona Rattlers and Hamilton High School, as well as associate team physician for the Arizona Cardinals and Arizona Diamondbacks.
To learn more about Dr. Martin and OrthoArizona, visit: www.aoa.md/meet-our-doctors/shelden-martin/
One Size Fits ALL…
Paul, Dan and Jen are once again joined by the one and only Andrew Walquist from Texas! Stay tuned for a great discussion on integration of function for common plantar fasciitis exercises and how to differentiate yourself from page 1 of Google exercises!
Therapists In Motion starts 2019 with A BANG. Are your exercises for common PT diagnoses found on the first page of Goolge? We all have seen patients who walk in to therapy with a LIST of exercises they found on Google. Our experts will take time to highlight the good and not as good components of these findings, as well as HOW to continue to provide VALUE for you with your patients. Today, Paul Gagliano is joined by Dan Miriovsky and Jennifer Lee to kick off this new focus on striving to improve physical therapy exercise prescription.
Part two of the strategies to avoid burnout, once again hosted by Jennifer Lee. Jennifer is joined by Dan Miriovsky and Torrey Foster, PT, DPT, OCS and clinic director with Spooner Physical Therapy at the Scottsdale location. During this discussion, Jennifer leads the therapists down a path to assist with utilizing strategies to find different pathways for patient success and avoid stagnation. The discussion yields many great treatment nuggets and immediate applicability!
You other therapists can’t deny…Yep you guessed it, The Cleanest podcast ever series continues with Part Three: Assessment! Dan is once again joined by Jennifer Lee and Andrew Walquist, while Paul is off drinking vino in Lake Como Italy!
The Cleanest Podcast ever series continues, with part two: Objective. Dan, Paul, Jen and Andrew discuss challenging yourself and your patient in the objective section to better find the appropriate starting point for the first treatment session.
From motor control, to treating towards optimal function, efficiency of movement, addressing pain and navigating the patient who is in pain, centric joint positioning, and body awareness, stay tuned for a discussion around Clinical Pearls. Dan is once again joined by our frequent special guests from the Institute of Physical Art, Gregg Johnson, PT, FFMT, FAAOMPT and Brent Yamashita, PT, MPT, CFMT, FFMT, FAAOMPT. Also joining the discussion are Torrey Foster, PT, DPT, OCS and Carrie Schofield, PT, DPT, PRPC.
For more information regarding the continuing education pathway through the IPA, please visit, http://www.instituteofphysicalart.com
Dan is joined once again by our frequent guests from the Institute of Physical Art, Gregg Johnson, PT, FFMT, FAAOMPT and Brent Yamashita, PT, MPT, CFMT, FFMT, FAAOMPT. Also joining the discussion are Torrey Foster, PT, DPT, OCS and Carrie Schofield, PT, DPT, PRPC. Together we discuss the journey to unlock and develop the key attributes in great physical therapists!
You can learn more about the Institute of Physical Art at, www.instituteofphysicalart.com
More people than ever are in need of women’s health experts within the realm of physical therapy! Paul Gagliano, PT, DPT is joined by pelvic health experts, Sara Gagliano, PT, DPT, CLT-UE LaRissa Shaps, PT, DPT, FAFS and Carrie Schofield, PT, DPT, PRPC. This discussion assists with setting foundational information for gaining insight into women’s/men’s health and pelvic floor components of rehabilitation! (Hint, we will continue talking about these issues moving forward within our podcast)
Celebrating our 25th episode for Therapists In Motion. With the assistance of Brian Schulte, FAFS, Dan was able to create a special surprise for our guests. Grab a piece of paper and a pencil and join for some FUN! (FYI, you may need to increase you playback volume due to the acoustics of our recording room. We apologize and hope it is only for this one episode!)
Dan and Paul are joined for this episode with Alicia Dulaney, PT, DPT and Sara Gagliano, PT, DPT, CLT-UE. Discussing that we indeed ALL have a nervous system and how to integrate the neuromusculoskeletal system into your patient care!
Dan and Paul are joined by Sara Gagliano, PT, DPT, CLT-UE and LaRissa Shaps, PT, DPT, FAFS, CLT-UE for a special podcast discussing the HUGE need for skilled therapists to care for a large population of patients!
Do we want our muscles to Scream or Sing? Dan and Paul are joined once again by Gary Gray, Founder of the Gray Institute, and Father of Function, for an entertaining discussion about how we want our muscles to function. Jennifer Lee, Physical Therapist, also joins us!
Our 20th episode is truly special. Developing intention and intuition in your clinical journey. It truly takes a lifetime to develop. Get outside your comfort zone and take a chance. Dan and Paul are again joined by Gregg Johnson and his son Ryan Johnson, from the Institute of Physical Art.
Sleep apnea? Glottis? Pelvic Floor? TMD? Visceral? Brown Sequard Syndrome? Dan and Paul are again joined by Gregg Johnson and his son, Ryan Johnson, from the Institute of Physical Art for an interesting discussion regarding other things PTs can treat outside the typical ‘box.’
Stories are a great way for people to learn. Join Dan and Paul for story time with Gregg Johnson, Co-Founder of the Institute of Physical Art. His stories will have impact on all who listen about the true power of physical therapy!
Pepper Grinders, Rubber Tires and Physical Therapy! Paul and Dan are joined by Tim Spooner, PT, FAFS and Andrew Walquist, PT, DPT, OCS, FAFS to have a solid discussion on the power of analogies to assist with patient understanding. A few great tidbits to take into your patient care immediately!
What is the perception of PT and how aggressive we are with our treatments? Dan and Paul are again joined by Tim Spooner, PT, FAFS and Andrew Walquist, PT, DPT, OCS, FAFS as well as a new guest, Erin Danielson, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT through the IAOM-US. Erin works for Advanced Physical Therapy in Anchorage and Seward. www.aptak.com
Dan, Paul, Andrew, Erin and Tim have a philosophical discussion on the type of therapist they are and how they respond to common patient reactions from physical therapy.
Maybe we should quit PT and start a singing career… Dan is rejoined by Andrew Walquist, PT, DPT, OCS, FAFS live from Texas! The complexity of regional interdependence can be a tough concept for those who treat only at the site of pain. During this episode, we begin to unravel how the thoracic spine is linked to the cervical, shoulder and elbow dysfunction and learn that we CAN reduce pain and dysfunction by treat a distant site!
Part Two of the headache discussion with, Dan, Paul and Jeff Foucrier, PT, DPT, OCS. Assistant Professor at Northern Arizona University. Focus during this discussion is on patients suffering from cervicogenic headaches.
Hosted by Michelle Babcock, a round table discussion about utilizing Outcomes in an outpatient PT setting. Discussion about professional responsibility and clinical development. We recently updated our podcasting equipment, we hope you all can hear the improvements!!!