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Toys and Tips for Raising Children With Developmental Disabilities
Play is a vital part of physical therapy for children with autism, cerebral palsy, or other developmental disabilities. Two moms and bloggers discuss raising kids with different abilities and share toy tips. A PT provides further advice.
Alzheimer’s Disease: Preserving Physical Function for Quality of Life
Many of us have seen the sad, steady march of Alzheimer’s disease in friends or loved ones. Can people with advancing dementia benefit from physical therapy and physical activity? Learn how some symptoms can be improved or delayed.
Osteoporosis: A PT Shares How To Prevent It – and Build Back Bone Strength
Physical therapist Sherri Betz describes the differences between osteopenia, osteoporosis, and osteoarthritis. She also highlights the importance of strength-building exercise to prevent and improve bone loss.
Paralympic Swimmer Alyssa Gialamas Sheds Light on Living With a Disability
Paralympic swimmer Alyssa Gialamas may have seemed unlikely to become a world-class athlete when she was born with arthrogryposis, a rare condition causing rigid joints. Hard work and physical therapy helped her get there.
Physical Therapist Living With Long COVID: His Story and Clinical Expertise
What’s it like to have long COVID? What’s the best way to address it? A physical therapist shares his knowledge of the condition from several perspectives.
Juvenile Arthritis: A Young Adult Discusses Her Trials, and Triumphs Through Physical Therapy
Christina Iversen shares about living with juvenile arthritis and offers support and hope for others with the condition, and for parents seeking to ensure that their child experiences life to the fullest.
Great content! Great questions!
You ask great questions and make this content accessible to body workers. I love hearing about relative body conditions that I come across in life and my fitness classes.
Could you do a podcast on steps to become a PT/PTA in the pandemic? Cuz I’d love to join the front lines and am trying to find the right program and right career path for me. Thank you!
Enjoy the content
Any ideas or suggestions on how to go about policy change to make PT accessible for those who need it?
Great Podcast, Sound Quality could use improvement
Love this podcast and the topics that are chosen but it’s difficult to listen to it as the sound quality is really poor. Would love to see it improve!