Tag Archives: physical therapy

Memorial day heart-rush  

I have the best job in the world. Not only is it the top of the most desirable healthcare jobs, but it is the most rewarding, challenging job I can imagine. My job, is to re-unite people with their bodies. … Continue reading

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  The new normal…  

The new normal has no norms; it involves change, flux, and constant motion. Since my departure from my business of 13 years, I have been shuffling my thoughts, my patterns and my ideas. The one constant is that I am working, … Continue reading

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Kettlebell benefits from a PT perspective…

We have devolved relatively recently, from a hunter-gatherer-moving culture, into a sitting-slouching-computer-culture: Even the active amongst ourselves need to examine how many hours in the day are we consistently moving? How long do we sit for extended periods of time … Continue reading

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Inhale, pause, exhale. Then move.

The New Year, the depth of winter with short days, long nights, sometimes harsh weather limiting outdoor activity, brings time to reflect back, and to plan forward. With awareness of my Celtic ancestry, it falls squarely between Samhain, the final … Continue reading

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Tales from the human pin-cushion project: “the incredible shrinking feet”

Alice (not her real name) is tall, thin, pretty and stressed. She appears almost as I would imagine a Victorian artist would sketch her, fine long bones, and skin white as fairytale snow. Anxious. Her wispy hair slightly shades her … Continue reading

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TAMPA 2012 APTA national conference

The APTA national convention is one the largest meetings for the physical therapy profession, and having a poster accepted for presentation was quite the honor. Especially since it was my first one, and I hadn’t the foggiest notion how to … Continue reading

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