Tag Archives: Evidence Informed Practitioners

Ep. 42- Mechanics. PT Role in throwing mechanics



Part 2 of our youth baseball discussion.  The panel of five, Jennifer Lee, Paul Gagliano, Dan Miriovsky, Dillon Moeller and Joshua Davis, discuss the role of the physical therapist in throwing mechanics to assist with reducing youth baseball injuries.


Ep. 41- So you’re telling me there’s a chance…



Will your kid/patient make it to the highest level of sport our species can generate? Will your kid/patient have elbow pain? The five discuss our role as physical therapists in education of coaches, parents, therapists, ATCs and personal trainers in managing overuse injuries in overhead athletes. Paul is joined by Dan Miriovsky, Jennifer Lee, and first time guest Dillon Moeller, PT, DPT.  This podcast also highlights our FIRST ever student guest, Joshua Davis from East Tennessee State University.


Ep. 40- A HANDy Conversion: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome



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!


Ep. 39- GooglePT: Low Back Pain: The Voldemort of Physical Therapy



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.


Ep. 38- ACL Return to Sport



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/


Ep. 37- GooglePT: Plantar Fasciitis



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!


Ep. 36- GooglePT: Adhesive Capsulitis



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.


Ep. 29- Clinical Pearls with Clinical Experts



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


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. 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. 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. 11- 46% of Adults have this condition…



46% of the adult population has active headaches…Dan and Paul are joined by Jeff Foucrier, PT, DPT, OCS, Assistant Clinical Professor with Northern Arizona University and part time staff physical therapist at Spooner Physical Therapy.  Jeff brings a level of expertise and passion to the treatment of headaches.  Jeff provides great insight into neurovascular headaches and role PT has in the treatment of patients with this condition. This is the first of a two part series focused on headaches!


Ep. 10- How do I use Neuro Re-ed in clinical practice?



Balance, Posture and Safety, OH MY!

Discussing how to actually use neuro re-ed for more than just your balance patients.  A supplemental podcast to What the CPT code is that…


Ep. 6- Why shoulder special tests are not so special…



It has been said that in life, there is a place for everything. One could argue the same is true in the world of physical therapy. However, just because something has a purpose, there is no guarantee it is the most effective or correct option. Are special tests the gold standard in diagnosing movement dysfunction, a useless relic of the past or something in between. Listen in as we discuss…


Ep. 4- Fuel Your Passion Through Education



An awesome interview with the co-founder of the Institute of Physical Art (IPA), Gregg Johnson, and his colleague and fellow IPA instructor, Brent Yamashita.  An inspiring discussion for all therapists!  You find can out more about the IPA through www.instituteofphysicalart.com