National Physical Therapy Month 2022

Every October is National Physical Therapy month.  During the month, individuals are encouraged to learn about the benefits of regular physical activity and how physical therapists can help people improve their health and quality of life through movement. Research shows that 80% of adults and adolescents do not get enough Read more…

World Physiotherapy Day 2022

Every year on September 8th, physical therapists (aka physiotherapists) around the world celebrate World Physiotherapy Day with a planned theme.  This celebration started in 1996 with the date based on when the World Physiotherapy Association was founded in 1951.  The association was established to unite the profession internationally.  The Day Read more…

The Benefits of Incorporating Baseline Neurocognitive Screenings into Your Concussion Management Program

Diagnosing a concussion is not always an easy task.  A physical therapist will generally rely on multiple tests to evaluate the physical deficits, cognitive deficits and emotional symptoms being experienced by the patient.However, in relation to athletes, there is something that could make diagnosing a concussion a bit easier for a physical therapist.  This is the administration of pre-participation neurocognitive screenings.

April is Occupational Therapy Month!

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has designated April Occupational Therapy Month. Educating the community about the profession of occupational therapy and the important role Occupational Therapists play is a great way to help celebrate OT month. Here’s a couple ideas to help you accomplish this.

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March has been designated Brain Injury Awareness Month by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA). By doing your part, you can help prevent future brain injuries.  In addition you can help others develop a better understanding of the challenges an individual who has suffered a brain injury may face on a daily basis keeping in mind that they should not be defined by their injury.