Spinal thrust manipulation: considerations for the cavitation

In today's episode of #PTonICE, Justin discusses the importance of both not chasing a cavitation with thrust manipulation but also allowing it to guide your skill development through biofeedback as well as discussing the evidence behind whether or not a cavitation is necessary for treatment effects. 

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Justin can be reached at jdunawaydpt@gmail.com or on Twitter @DrDunawayDPT

Dorsiflexion in CrossFit: importance, and over-diagnosis?

In today's episode of #PTonICE, Mitch discusses the importance of assessing dorsiflexion as well as when recognizing that some athletes may present with limited dorsiflexion ROM but actually have a motor control issue. 

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Mitch can be reached by email (mibabcoc@gmail.com) or Twitter (@Babcock_DPT)

Heel pain considerations

In today's episode of #PTonICE, Eric talks about where the profession might be in the year 2037 when his son might be entering the profession. Eric also gives viewers 3 TherEx ideas to help patients with plantar fasciitis and heel pain. 

Watch the video below, on Facebook Live, or subscribe to the #PTonICE podcast through iTunes or PodBean for Android.

Eric can be reached by e-mail (ericjamesc@aol.com) or Twitter (@echaconas)

Mondays with a POP: The Power of CONNECT

In today's episode of #PTonICE, Ali Hartman makes her debut representing our Population Health Division. Ali is an active member of the APHPT community and serves as Mike Eisenhart's right-hand lady teaching our Cert-APHPT course. Ali summarizes the previous week of #PTonICE and points out a common theme: the power of connecting in order to improve healthy behavior. 

Watch below, on Facebook Live, or subscribe to the #PTonICE podcast through iTunes or PodBean for Android.

Ali can be reached by email (alison.hartman@aphpt.org) or Twitter (@AliHartmanSPT)

Keeping injured athletes squatting

In today's episode of #PTonICE, Zach Long (The Barbell Physio) discusses multiple strategies to determine if an injured athlete is appropriate to continue squatting as well as exercises to prescribe to keep them squatting while injured. 

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Zach can be reached by e-mail (zlongdpt@gmail.com) or Twitter (@zlongdpt)

Strategies to restore hip extension

In today's episode of #PTonICE, Eric returns to discuss all things extremity related on Extremity Thursday. Eric demonstrates techniques using manual therapy to affect neurophysiology in order to improve hip extension followed up by therapeutic exercise. 

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Eric can be reached by e-mail (ericjamesc@aol.com) or Twitter (@echaconas)

PTs: help a runner out!

In today's episode of #PTonICE, Jason Lunden makes his debut! Jason introduces himself and gives some background on rehabilitation of the injured runner and the role of the PT in the treatment of runners. 

Watch below, on Facebook Live, or subscribe to the #PTonICE podcast through iTunes or PodBean for Android.

Jason can be reached by email (jason@excelptmt.com). 

Season 6 Q&A with Mitch Babcock

In today's episode of #PTonICE, Mitch answers questions related to beginning a relationship with a CrossFit gym, lessons learned after 1 year practicing inside a CrossFit box, and thoughts on bodyweight workouts. 

Watch Mitch below, on Facebook Live, or subscribe to the #PTonICE podcast through iTunes or PodBean for Android.

Mitch can be reached by email (mibabcoc@gmail.com) or Twitter (@Babcock_DPT)

Season 6 Q&A with Eric Chaconas

In today's episode of #PTonICE, Eric announces TalentPT, a new travel PT company that seeks to disrupt the travel PT industry by partnering with ICE to offer PTs clinical mentoring and professional development. Eric also answers questions about the Shoulder Symptom Modification Procedure, research supporting it, and additional resources for treating shoulder pain. 

Resources cited by Eric:
Jeremy Lewis IFOMPT Keynote

Jeremy Lewis common shoulder pitfalls - BJSM podcast

RTC tendinopathy/subacromial impingement syndrome - new assessment

Interrater reliability of SSMP

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Eric can be reached by e-mail (ericjamesc@aol.com) or Twitter (@echaconas)

Season 6 Q&A with Justin Dunaway

In today's episode of #PTonICE, Justin fields questions from viewers including what questions he asks with persistent pain patients on the initial evaluation and how he would design a clinic to make these patients feel more comfortable. 

Watch Justin below, on Facebook Live,  or subscribe to the #PTonICE podcast through iTunes or PodBean for Android.

Justin can be reached at jdunawaydpt@gmail.com or on Twitter @DrDunawayDPT

Dust off your physics book, we're changing things

In this episode of F ME Friday on #PTonICE, Mike discusses the concept of social inertia in order to build momentum: P = mV. Momentum is equal to mass x velocity. The problem of moving the needle forward. Mike asks, "What are 3 simple, tangible things we can do to move the needle forward with population health in our community?" and discusses simple ways physical therapists can become involved in their community to move the needle forward on population health.

Speed kills.

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Mike can be reached by email (mike.eisenhart@aphpt.org) or Twitter (@MikeEisenhart)