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Ep. 15- Patient Education and Powerful Analogies



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!


Ep.14 – What type of therapist are you, conservative or aggressive?



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.


Ep. 13- Skeleton Dance for the Upper Quarter



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!


Ep. 12- Cervicogenic Headaches and the PT role



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.


Ep. 8- Outcomes…Molding Clinical Practice



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!!!