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PT and the Greater Good

Now I'm Convinced
by Dean Metz
A few months back, a member of my family was in a business meeting when suddenly his right hand became spastic. He looked at the person he was meeting with and couldn't figure out why he was there or what they had been talking about for half an hour. Read More...
What's In a Name?
by Dean Metz
Leave it to me to be able to apply an episode of "Downton Abbey" to health care! Without creating any spoilers for those who may be catching it at a later time, a situation arose in last night's episode that I have seen play out time and again in health Read More...
Staying in the Loop
by Dean Metz
I've been in my new job nearly four months now. It's going rather well and I like the work that I'm doing. I start traveling fairly extensively starting today. That being said, I'm missing the patient contact. My partner asked me, "What do you love doing?" Read More...
It's Not Just Me!
by Dean Metz
I've been reflecting on the posts from my fellow ADVANCE bloggers this week. Toni stood up for her ethics, was forced to find a new job and has noted how difficult it is to get extra work. Jason works extra jobs to afford big purchases or to survive if Read More...
PT and Telehealth Part 2
by Dean Metz
A while back, I wrote about a new practice here in the UK where patients are referred for therapy and receive a phone call from the physio. The physio asks a series of questions and then sends out advice and/or exercises in the post. I had some misgivings Read More...
I Got to Teach Again!
by Dean Metz
I spent several years teaching at New York University's physical therapist assistant program. It was wonderful! I had the pleasure of training some of the most wonderful people I've ever come across in my career. I also had to stay on top of my game in Read More...


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    Dean Metz
    Occupation: Staff Development Specialist
    Setting: New York, NY – Newcastle Upon Tyne, Great Britain
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