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Ep. 28- Attributes of GREAT Physical Therapists



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. Today, 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 


Ep. 27- At your cervix…



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)


Ep. 25- Brain Power Needed!



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!)


Ep. 24- You are Getting on my Nerves!



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!


Ep. 23- Our Breast Podcast EVER!



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!


Ep. 22- Are you screaming or singing?



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!


Ep. 20- Intention vs Intuition



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.


Ep. 19- What about Bob? What else can PTs treat?!



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.’ 


Ep. 18- Fireside Chat with Gregg Johnson



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! 


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!!!