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Our goal is to help people on their journey toward the best self. The goal of this podcast is to share information that we find important and interesting as we navigate the world of therapy, business, and leadership. Your goals are well within reach. We are here to help.

Well Within Reach MTS Physical Therapy

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Our goal is to help people on their journey toward the best self. The goal of this podcast is to share information that we find important and interesting as we navigate the world of therapy, business, and leadership. Your goals are well within reach. We are here to help.

    Keep Moving Forward: An Incredible Recovery from Rhabdomyolysis

    Keep Moving Forward: An Incredible Recovery from Rhabdomyolysis

    On this episode JD Boudreaux speaks with Ellen DeValcourt and Charlie Caruthers. Ellen is a 2002 graduate of the LSU Health Science Center-Shreveport and was voted the Outstanding Student of the School of Allied Health Sciences class of 2002. She is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor for education of physical therapy students for P.T. programs from LSU – New Orleans and Shreveport, University of St. Augustine, and University of South Alabama. Ellen specializes in orthopedics, neurologic...

    • 28 min
    Transforming Society through a Professional Organization

    Transforming Society through a Professional Organization

    On this episode JD Boudreaux speaks with Dr. Sharon Dunn, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) President and Dean of School of Allied Health Professions for LSU Health Shreveport.In this episode, Dr. Dunn discusses her role as APTA president, the importance of being involved in your professional organization, and how collaborations throughout multiple healthcare professions will become a catalyst for change to transform society and improve healthcare delivery. If you are looking...

    • 36 min
    Find Your Balance: Healthcare from a Business Perspective

    Find Your Balance: Healthcare from a Business Perspective

    On this episode JD Boudreaux speaks with Al Patin, the Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Lafayette General Medical Center.In this episode, Al discusses his educational and work experiences; the most significant event that he has experienced that affects the way he treats people today; the biggest challenge and innovation during this COVID-19 pandemic; the biggest accomplishment as an administrator at Lafayette General Health; and the benefits that the pending partnership...

    • 41 min
    Back to School: Tips for Backpack Safety

    Back to School: Tips for Backpack Safety

    On this episode JD Boudreaux speaks with Joseph Marino, a dual credentialed physical therapist and athletic trainer that works at the Youngsville location of MTS Physical Therapy. In this episode, Joe discusses the dangers kids face when consistently carrying too heavy of a backpack. He describes how to calculate the appropriate weight of your child’s backpack and offers simple tips to reduce risk of injury. He also provides a few examples of basic exercises to perform to improve postura...

    • 31 min
    The Influence of a Coach: Part 2

    The Influence of a Coach: Part 2

    On this episode JD Boudreaux speaks with JP Boullion (Sacred Heart-Ville Platte), Jamie Calais (Cecilia High School), and Theo Sliman (Louisiana Golf). Each of these individuals describe the role that they play as a coach to assist athletes in their development. In part two of this two-part episode, these three coaches discuss:· Their response to the COVID-19 pandemic· The often-overlooked mental effects of the pandemic on their athletes·&nb...

    • 39 min
    The Influence of a Coach: Part 1

    The Influence of a Coach: Part 1

    On this episode JD Boudreaux speaks with JP Boullion (Sacred Heart-Ville Platte), Jamie Calais (Cecilia High School), and Theo Sliman (Louisiana Golf). Each of these individuals describe the role that they play as a coach to assist athletes in their development. In part one of a two-part episode, these three coaches discuss:· The role of a coach in developing the entire athlete· The role of parents in team sports· T...

    • 48 min

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