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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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Let the Joint-by-Joint Approach Guide Your SI Joint Treatment

Get to the Root Cause of Pain Faster

Jon Mulholland, DC, CCSP, CSCS

Dr. Jon Mulholland provides an overview of the joint-by-joint approach: why it works and how it can greatly influence your treatment plan for any patient.

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Rethink Treatment of Common Foot Conditions

Strengthening & Training for Improved Outcomes

Courtney Conley, DC

Dr. Courtney Conley demonstrates how rethinking treatment plans for foot pain can provide more effective outcomes - without a lengthy amount of time spent in orthotics.

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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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Biohacking Lower Body Rehab with Blood Flow Restriction

Rehabilitate with less stress on joints and tendons

Craig Lindell, PT, DPT, CSCS

Revolutionize your understanding of muscle cell physiology and hypertrophy. BFR is THE technique that can increase both muscle hypertrophy and strength in patients who are load compromised.

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3 Case Studies in Primitive Reflex Treatment

Learn what to look for and how to manage symptoms

Karen Pryor, Ph.D., PT, DPT, Varleisha D. Gibbs, Ph.D., OTD, OTR/L

Get expert advice from a physical therapist and occupational therapist as they walk you through three primitive reflex case studies.

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My Mother’s Story

Varleisha D. Gibbs, Ph.D., OTD, OTR/L

This is not a moment to point fingers, but a moment to face the fractures in our foundation.

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How do we help kids cope with COVID-19 and the new normal that it brings?

FREE Coping Skills for Kids Worksheets!

Janine Halloran, M.A., LMHC

Expert and Author of the Coping Skills for Kids Workbook, Janine Halloran, LMHC, walks us through simple techniques and tips to help kids cope with COVID-19 and the new normal that it brings.

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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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