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Dual Task Training in Stroke Rehabilitation

Video demonstration from Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST, FAPTA

Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST, FAPTA

Unfulfilled rehabilitation potential is one of the greatest losses a stroke patient may face. Learn from Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST, FAPTA, the importance of dual task training in moving your stroke rehab forward!

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An Evidence-Based Toolkit for Helping COVID-19 Long Haulers

Expert advice for rehab professionals

Karen Pryor, Ph.D., PT, DPT, Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS, C/NDT

Long COVID-19 impacts nearly every system of the body... But it doesn't have to steal your patients' independence and quality of life! Discover the proven strategies you need to assess and treat COVID Long Haulers.

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Evaluating Complex Feeding Issues

Downloadable resource with the critical questions you need to ask

Jessica Hunt, OTR/L

After 17 years of treating patients and helping their families, Jessica Hunt, OTR/L, has developed a list of the critical questions you need to ask in order to better understand complex feeding or swallowing issues. Access this free resource and discover the information you need to customize your treatment plan.

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The Minimalist Running Movement: What To Tell Your Patients

Expert guidance on the barefoot running controversy

Jon Mulholland, DC, CCSP, CSCS

Proponents of minimalist running say that running without shoes, or in minimally padded footwear, is safer and more effective, while critics point out that barefoot running often leads to an increase in injuries. But what's the truth? Jon Mulholland, DC, CCSP, CSCS, explains what you need to know.

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Diet Wars: Overview of the Paleo Diet

Expert advice from a board-certified integrative and functional nutrition practitioner

Cindi Lockhart, RDN, LD, IFNCP

It’s not just nutritionists who get nutrition questions… In this quick video from Cindi Lockhart, RDN, LD, IFNCP, learn the origins, core foods, and efficacy of the paleo diet - all in under 5 minutes!

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Discover a New Approach to Treating Chronic Pain

An invitation to our first Pain Summit

Matt Anderson, PT, DPT

Matt Anderson, PT, DPT, and business manager for PESI Rehab, shares what motivated him to develop the Pain Summit and provides a sneak peek at the lineup of speakers.

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CBD for Better Sleep: What You Need to Know

Discover the relevant research & clinical guidelines for treating insomnia

Genevieve Newton, DC, PhD

A growing body of research has linked lack of sleep to a variety of health issues, yet many conditions can prevent patients from getting a good night's rest. Is CBD the answer? Learn what the latest research and clinical guidelines suggest.

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CBD for Chronic Pain: What You Need to Know

Discover the relevant research & clinical guidelines for chronic pain management

Genevieve Newton, DC, PhD

Is CBD an approved treatment for chronic pain? Get past the stigmas and generalizations and cut straight to the science and facts about cannabis with this timely update from Genevieve Newton, DC, PhD.

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Enhance Attention & Engagement with 6 Exercises to Combat Screen Fatigue

Movement Sequences to Energize & Restore

Aubrey Schmalle, OTR/L, SIPT

Kids need multisensory experiences in order to stay focused and engaged, yet research shows us that excessive screen time actually interferes with these processes. Aubrey Schmalle, OTR/L, SIPT, provides simple exercises that can be used to help children increase their self-regulation.

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Chronic Back Pain and SIJD: Why I stopped using pain provocation in my evaluation of SIJD

Jerry Hesch, DPT, MHS, PT

Watch Dr. Hesch work with a live patient as he demonstrates step by step exactly how to apply the Hesch method manually. These proven techniques help 80 percent of hip and SI patients in just 1 to 3 visits.

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