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The Perception About PT
by Toni Patt
Last weekend I had dinner with some friends. One of my newer acquaintances knew what a physical therapist does. First he wanted to know what clinic I worked at. When I told him I work in a hospital, he wanted to know how I liked working with shoulders Read More...
Request for Submissions
by Toni Patt
It's that time of year again. The company that I teach for is requesting submissions for an education summit next year. I'm supposed to select a topic, describe what it is and why I think people would be interested. Then I submit that and five references Read More...
Combining PT and ST
by Toni Patt
Lately I've had the opportunity to work with a wonderful ST. We bounce ideas off each other. We've even managed to co-treat a few times. In the course of working together, we've observed that improvement in one discipline carries over to improvement in Read More...
CSM 2011
by Toni Patt
This year I made it to CSM. Everything fell into place. New Orleans is 6 hours from Houston. My facility paid my registration. I found a cheap hotel room close to the convention center. Now that I'm back I'm still working on defining my perceptions and Read More...
Futile Care or Best Practice?
by Toni Patt
I worked with a patient this weekend that made me question some of the things I automatically do. He is a 16-year-old boy with a severe head injury. All of his physicians are in agreement that his prognosis is poor. I was consulted for family training Read More...
Animals and Therapy
by Toni Patt
There is an article in the latest edition of the electronic version of ADVANCE . It describes using dogs to help with therapy. One of the examples used was a child handing a toy to a dog. In doing so, the child worked on coactivation of trunk muscles, Read More...


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