Most healthcare professionals have to ask if a patient “feels safe at home.” Victims of domestic violence may be hesitant to voice their opinion, especially to such a direct question. Instead, indirect questions can be used to help the patient to feel at ease in sharing his/her experience. Ideal Screening Questions for Domestic Violence The … More How Does a Healthcare Provider Screen for Domestic Abuse?
A post that can help those in the healthcare profession feel more comfortable about screening for domestic violence. … More Domestic Violence – What Healthcare Providers Should Know
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this issue is unfortunately common. Nearly 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have experienced domestic violence from their intimate partner. As of 2017, I have a female friend who was raped by her then-boyfriend and a male friend who was verbally and psychologically abused by … More October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month – Facts YOU Need to Know
Top 10 Things to Consider When Picking a Physical Therapy program … More 10 Tips on Picking the Right Physical Therapy Program for YOU
CNN recently posted a news article called, “Why Intense workouts are leading to a life-threatening condition.” One of my colleagues in the field of physical therapy, Dymire Jones, posted the article and mentioned how it was an example of fear-mongering. Fear-mongering is the action of deliberately arousing public fear or alarm about a particular issue. … More Fact Checkup: Intense Workouts Leading to a Life Threatening Condition?
Learn how to strengthen your glutes, and what your glutes can do for you! … More I like big glutes, and I cannot lie…
For Memorial Day weekend, I decided to invest in myself by attending the first Smart Success PT Live event in Clearwater Beach, FL. The weekend conference brought together physical therapists and physical therapy students who were involved in online business courses, marketing courses, or financial planning courses. These courses were taught by some of the … More Smart Success PT Live Take-Aways
A brief breakdown of what “DOMS” means, and what that means about your health. … More Brace Yourself – DOMS is Coming
A quick review of a new Website and resource for physical therapists and physical therapy students. … More Checking out CovalentCareers
My experience with Ground Zero Fighting System’s self defense course. Conclusion? It is awesome! … More Becoming a “Rough Kitty”