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ADVANCE Perspective: Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine

The Volunteer Spirit
by Lisa Lombardo
Are you looking for an opportune time to volunteer overseas? Judging from the number of reports I receive from ADVANCE readers, and from organizations who are continually looking for therapists to join their travel groups, the demand-and desire-for lending Read More...
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Clearer Communication
by Brian Ferrie
Pate Rehabilitation, Dallas, TX, issued a press release Nov. 28 announcing the launch of a new Spanish program as part of its evidence-based treatment and support for individuals recovering from acquired brain injuries. According to the release, "this Read More...
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PT 2012: Where Does PT Fit in Health Care Reform?
by Lisa Lombardo
Tampa-One overriding theme at PT 2012 has been keeping the profession at the forefront of health policy change. Most therapists agree that there are many ways they need to make that happen-through better data tracking, research, advocacy and education Read More...
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Cabs Cater to Individuals in Wheelchairs
by Rebecca Mayer
The focus in U.S cities is beginning to shift toward expanding transportation options for disabled visitors and residents. Joining just three other cities in the United States, Atlanta now offers a viable option for individuals in wheelchairs who want Read More...
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One PTA's Wish This Holiday Season
by Rebecca Mayer
Dubbed the 2010 PT Fundraising Drive, donations are being collected throughout Rhode Island to benefit the local chapter of Make-A-Wish Foundation . With a long history of individual charitable pursuits, Kevin Silvia, PTA, CSCS, of Performance Physical Read More...
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Celebrating Ability
by Danielle Bullen
December 3 rd was the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The day was founded by the United Nations to achieve "full and effective participation of persons with disabilities in society." According to the World Health Organization, approximately Read More...
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Why can’t everyone take advantage of PT?
by Danielle Bullen
September 8 th is World Physical Therapy Day, a time to recognize the contributions of physical therapists. Yet while 101 countries marked the occasion, not everyone in America has cause to celebrate. From teenagers to senior citizens, athletes to factory Read More...
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