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  • Balenger Inspires at APTA NEXT 2016

    The APTA NEXT 2016 conference kicked off on June 8 with an inspiring story of how physical therapy can truly transform lives. Nick Balenger was vacationing in Hawaii when he dove into the ocean. Instead of plummeting into deep water, he hit the sandbar and suffered a severe spinal cord injury, dislocating the C4 and C5 vertebrae. Just prior to ...
  • Yoga and Mindfulness in OT

    ''The Impact of Yoga on Activity Patterns of Individuals with Sedentary Occupations” was presented by Erin Phillips, OTD, OTR/L, CYT, and Calista Crouthamel MOTS, RYT, on Saturday morning. The short course was designed to help occupational therapists understand the role of yoga and mindfulness in the occupational therapy profession and how ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Outlook: OT (Weblog) on April 13, 2016
  • Empowering the Profession

    This blog post was written by Kate Bortz, editorial assistant at ADVANCE and the on-site correspondent for AOTA 2016.  The AOTA Annual Conference and Expo officially kicked of on Thursday night with a welcome address from AOTA President Ginny Stoffel. This address, which consisted of updates from AOTA, achievements earned by practitioners ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Outlook: OT (Weblog) on April 11, 2016
  • Intimacy and Disabilities

    This blog was written by Kate Bortz, editorial assistant at ADVANCE and the on-site correspondent for AOTA 2016. CHICAGO -- While occupational therapists deal with the many day-to-day functions of their patients, Kathryn Ellis, MOT, and Michelle Nordstrom, MOT, from the Walter Reed National Medical Center noted an area that hadn't been fully ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Outlook: OT (Weblog) on April 8, 2016
  • AOTA Annual Conference Coming to Chicago

    The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has issued a press release announcing that an estimated 10,000 occupational therapy clinicians, educators, and students will gather in Chicago to attend the organization's 96th Annual Conference & Expo from April 7-10. The signature event presents an opportunity for OT professionals to ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Outlook: OT (Weblog) on March 11, 2016
  • Health and Wellness Fairs

    On more than one occasion, I have been driving around town on a Saturday morning doing miscellaneous errands and felt compelled to stop to check out some local health and wellness fair. There are several of these fairs each year around here; it seems that various different groups sponsor the fairs, such as the Disability Expo that is held ...
    Posted to When OTs Wore White Shoes (Weblog) on March 3, 2016
  • Future of the PTA Profession

    ANAHEIM, CA -- Today at CSM, in a lecture titled ''Transforming the Role of the PTA to Meet the Vision of the Physical Therapy Profession,'' speakers Jennifer Jewell, PT, DPT, Beverly Labosky, PTA, BA, Pamela Pologruto, PT, DPT, and Gina Tarud, PT, DPT, took a look at how the role of the PTA should meet the APTA's new vision: transforming society ...
  • "Unflattening" Higher Education

    ANAHEIM, CA -- Diane Jette, PT, DPT, DSc, FAPTA presented the thought-provoking lecture, ''Unflattening,'' tonight for the Pauline Cerasoli Lecture. The title was named after the book Unflattening by Nick Souzanis, a novel that presents a serious inquiry into the ways humans construct knowledge. This was directly related to Jette's ...
  • Words Mean Things

    ANAHEIM, CA -- Language, both verbal and non-verbal, are important tools in the therapist-client relationship. In a lecture called ''Words Mean Things: How Communication Impacts Clinical Results'' given by Kevin Lulofs-MacPherson, PT, DPT, OCS, Larry Benz, PT, DPT, OCS, MBA, and Tim Flynn, PT, PhD, we learned the value of language and ...
  • Empathy in the Curriculum

    ANAHEIM, CA -- As most of you know, the APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) is underway, and ADVANCE is excited to be here to cover the happenings of the nation's largest conference for physical therapy. According to the CSM website, this year's conference has brought over 10,000 professionals from all around the country to join in learning and ...
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