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What are the best Orthopaedic Board Certified Specialist Examination Prep Materials?

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Knowing the CPGs is essential for the OCS. Here is a listing of all the published CPGs by the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy.

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Overhead athlete warm up and recovery baseball overhead athlete recovery

 

 Exercise Club Circles

 This is one of the best exercises for warm-up for the overhead athlete. I also particularly like it for recovery after pitching

 

6 Position Carry for Training and Recovery

This 6 position carry is an excellent way to restore the shoulder and...

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Best physical therapist salary resources career salary

 

Comprehensive Guide to Knowing Physical Therapist Salary

The problem with trying to figure out what your salary should be as a physical therapist is that very few sources give you your salary information based on years of experience, setting, and geographic location ALL at the same...

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Maximizing Arm Health and Recovery in Baseball Players arm health baseball ceu injury risk
Looking to improve the performance and durability of your baseball players? Injury prevention efforts have fallen short in baseball, and players are still getting injured at alarming rates. Whether you are rehabilitating a pitcher or helping a team with their arm care system, there are certain...
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Discharge Testing: Why I Didn’t Do It (But You Should) discharge testing

remember him vividly.

He was a cantankerous old farmer. You know the type. Rough and rugged exterior but would do anything for anyone at the drop of a hat. At 72, he was still working on the farm daily.

He’d had a total hip replacement (THR) and was resistant to physical...

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Does testing balance matter in baseball? baseball
It is pretty well accepted that being able to stand on one leg under control is foundational for sport performance. As a matter of fact, it is essential for the most basic human performance — walking and not falling. In every sport, baseball in particular, a controlled weight shift is...
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Why 90% limb symmetry index is not enough hop testing return to sport

Most rehabilitation professionals use some form of hop testing, but which hop tests should we use and what should our passing criteria be?

Which hop tests should I choose?

While it is important to use double limb hopping as part of the progression in rehabilitation, it is unnecessary for...

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How do you know if someone is ready to return to work or sport after injury? research return to sport risk factors

How would you respond if someone asked, “How much would you bet that your patient or client is ready to go back to sport, work, or daily activity without increased risk of injury?”  We may never be completely confident and it won’t be a sure bet.  But, how do you...

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What is the best Medbridge promo code?

For the best deal or cheapest price on Medbridge CEUs (Over 40% off or $150 discount) use the promo code PLISKY. For PTs, if you use promotional code PLISKY you get your MedBridge CEUs for $225 (a $150 discount). This is 40% off the normal...

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Comprehensive Guide to Online CEUs for PT ATC (Including the Best MedBridge Promo Code) ceu medbridge promo code

The goal of this page is to provide a comprehensive guide for the best online CEUs for physical therapists, certified athletic trainers, students and all other health care professionals including the best deal and promo codes for MedBridge. I will update this page with new courses and...

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Research: Are We Missing Risk Factors in Rehabilitation and Performance? research return to sport risk factors

How can we keep people healthy and participating in the activity they love? How do we ensure that those going back to sport or going back to work are ready, and how do we make sure they don’t reinjure?  These questions have fascinated me for much of my professional career. ...

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