Ep. 116 – How this OT is making continuing ed pandemic-proof – Denise Stewart

Over this past year in-person manual therapy training has kind of disappeared. Maybe not entirely, but a pandemic has definitely affected how we teach and learn manual skills.   So how do we ensure that we are learning these important manual skills when we can’t be in person? How do we guarantee that we’re learning theContinue reading “Ep. 116 – How this OT is making continuing ed pandemic-proof – Denise Stewart”

Ep. 115 – How to help your whole patient without drowning in the process – Dawn Hogh

We learn how to treat patients after a cancer diagnosis from a PT standpoint – but do we fully consider how other factors impact our patients’ progress? Yes, they may be participating in sessions, but do they have food, money to cover housing, a safe place to sleep? These factors affect our patients & theirContinue reading “Ep. 115 – How to help your whole patient without drowning in the process – Dawn Hogh”

Ep. 114 – APTA-CSM 2021

It’s the most wonderful time of the #OncoPT year! We are so excited for the virtual APTA-CSM 2021 experience, & we’re highlighting some of favorite parts in today’s episode. Sessions Oncology Research Update: A Year in Review – friend of the podcast Lauren Miller (Ep. 32 & Ep. 50) presents here! Manual Therapy & ExerciseContinue reading “Ep. 114 – APTA-CSM 2021”

Ep. 112 – Rising to the challenge: leading OncoPT in a tiny island nation – Ameera Al Derazi

What can a beautiful tiny island nation teach us about OncoPT? A lot. Most importantly how to ensure patients get the care they desperately need when there aren’t many OncoPTs around. Here in the US, we tend to focus on the big urban cancer centers & how to make them better. But we can’t forgetContinue reading “Ep. 112 – Rising to the challenge: leading OncoPT in a tiny island nation – Ameera Al Derazi”

Ep. 111 – The Extra Mile: Connecting Patients with Resources – Tina Fernandez Steckler

OncoPTs are connectors – we help connect patients with other healthcare pros, services, & care. But we can’t do everything. So hallelujah we have foundations like the HERS Breast Cancer Foundation to help patients get needed wigs, compression garments, post-mastectomy care, & more. I spoke with Tina Fernandez Steckler about how HERS helps patients inContinue reading “Ep. 111 – The Extra Mile: Connecting Patients with Resources – Tina Fernandez Steckler”