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!
Golf is Fun…or at least it should be! Listen as Dan is joined by Brian Schulte, FAFS to discuss important components of movement to analyze in patients who golf. Take time during the off season to get movements analyzed and prepare the body to play the game with more fun!
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!
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!
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!
Paul and Dan are once again joined by Gary Gray, Founder of the Gray Institute. Motion is health and Health is Motion. How can understanding chain reaction biomechanics and movement can influence your development? As always, please email us with feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.’
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!
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!
What do Jello Molds, Yao Ming and being “not dead” have in common? Mobility and stability seem like completely opposite terms and even more opposite treatment approaches. Do they really have to be that different? Listen to find out the answer to these questions…
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
An exciting podcast with the Co-Founders of StriveLabs: Scott Hebert and Ryan Klepps. How can engaging with your patient assist in your overall outcome and your financial stability? Is this worth discussing with your manager to implement in your clinic? We think so…
You can find out more information at www.strivelabs.com
When a person says they hurt do you think what hurts (Structure) or how it hurts (Function)? More importantly, when you are treating this patient, do you treat the anatomical structure or the functional movement? Is there a good way to treat both? This podcast lays out a basic framework to answer these questions and how to reconcile the worlds of structuralism and functionalism.
Welcome to Therapists In Motion, brought to you by Spooner Physical Therapy. We are excited to bring engaging, thought provoking, and a little fun to the podcast world surrounding physical therapy. Your main hosts, Dan Miriovsky, Paul Gagliano, and Michelle Babcock, work in a private practice, based out of Scottsdale, Arizona. The three of us will be collaborating, along with dynamic leaders in the profession of physical therapy, to engage our audience and assist in elevating the profession! Enjoy our kickoff podcast.