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Turnover
by Lisa Mueller
Have you read ADVANCE blogger Allison's post this week about her first resignation from a physical therapy job? It sparked a lot of comments (mostly about the PTA role), but it also got me thinking about her comment on "greener pastures." We all often Read More...
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Team-Based Care
by Lisa Mueller
Over the past few months, I've heard more and more about the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of healthcare. I typically think about healthcare models in the silos my physical therapy clinical rotations were centered on: inpatient, outpatient, Read More...
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Expanding Journal Clubs
by Lisa Mueller
As I've written before, I enjoy reading books. Books allow me the opportunity to learn something new, and although they may not be directly related to physical therapy, almost always improve my professional practice. One of my favorite books, Blink by Read More...
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We Are Our Biggest Challenge
by Lisa Mueller
(Editor's Note: Throughout the month of February, ADVANCE bloggers Lisa Mueller and Michael Kelley will post "Dueling Blogs," in which they argue opposing sides of the same issue. Topic #4 -- "What Is the Biggest Challenge to the PT Profession?") When Read More...
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Research and Outcomes Lead the Way
by Lisa Mueller
(Editor's Note: Throughout the month of February, ADVANCE bloggers Lisa Mueller and Michael Kelley will post "Dueling Blogs," in which they argue opposing sides of the same issue. Topic #2 -- "What Drives the PT Profession?") There are many different Read More...
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The APTA: Membership Is Valuable
by Lisa Mueller
(Editor's Note: Throughout the month of February, ADVANCE bloggers Lisa Mueller and Michael Kelley will post "Dueling Blogs," in which they argue opposing sides of the same issue. Topic #1 -- "Is APTA Membership Valuable?") More than five years ago when Read More...
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On a Personal Note...
by Lisa Mueller
Starting next week, fellow ADVANCE blogger Michael Kelley and I will be hosting a series of "Dueling Blogs" for the month of February. Each week we'll debate our perspectives on trending topics in physical therapy. We'd love to hear your perspective, Read More...
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Filming Physical Therapy
by Lisa Mueller
Here we are, well into 2014 and I plan to use this year to fully embrace technology professionally. Now, you may recall one of my New Year's resolutions was to keep my email updated. Our rehab department has embraced the use of video conferencing for Read More...
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2014 New Year's Resolutions
by Lisa Mueller
It's hard to believe it's 2014 already. I officially graduated from physical therapy school five years ago! Wow. Seems like it was yesterday. It also seems like I'm talking like my mom or grandma when I use phrases like "seems like yesterday," but so Read More...
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The Anterolateral Ligament
by Lisa Mueller
Last week, healthcare news was focused on the discovery of a new ligament of the knee by two surgeons in Belgium , coined the anterolateral ligament (ALL). The ALL connects on the anterior lateral portion of the tibia proximally to the posterior lateral Read More...
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When is Research Outdated?
by Lisa Mueller
A comment on my blog last week got me to thinking about the length of time that research is valid for use. The topic was brought up after I mentioned that I have an article from 2007 that I often use with patients, and a reader suggested newer research Read More...
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Do Patients Use Evidence?
by Lisa Mueller
Some of the research articles I've read recently have been about running, including the biomechanics of running and associated absorbed forces. Two years ago, I took a weekend CE course specifically about running. I'm interested in the progression from Read More...
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What Do YOU Want?
by Lisa Mueller
I received a postcard in the mail last week from a local hospital that said "What changes would you like to see in the healthcare we provide?" with a large space for a response to return. I thought this was very interesting -- what a great way to engage Read More...
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Best State to Practice
by Lisa Mueller
I just finished reading the October issue of PT in Motion , the APTA's publication I receive each month with a copy of the Physical Therapy Journal . The writers of PT in Motion ranked all states and the District of Columbia based on six specific criteria: Read More...
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Federal Shutdown
by Lisa Mueller
I'm trying to keep up with all of the news regarding the government shutdown, but it's been somewhat difficult for me to understand. News stories use a lot of federal vocabulary and I'm still processing some of the headlines before I can even move into Read More...
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