• October 2008

    Features

    Healing the Body, Soothing the Soul

    How physical therapy has helped a violinist spread the joys of music.

    The Art of Sharing

    Physical therapy practices that instill an ethos of volunteer service to their own and far-off communities tell why and how they do it.

    18 Emerging Leaders Recognized

    The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has recognized 18 members for its “Emerging Leader” award. The purpose of the award is to identify and honor one physical therapist (PT) or physical therapist assistant (PTA) from each component who has demonstrated extraordinary service early in his or her physical therapy career. Each recipient must be a current member of APTA for at least 5 years and not more than 10 years from formal graduation.

    A Q&A With Chuck Martin, COO

    Before leaving APTA headquarters for the last time as an employee, though, Chuck Martin shared some thoughts, advice, and memories with PT Magazine.

    CEU: Understanding Type 2 Diabetes: Prevention And Management - The Physical Therapy Perspective

    This is the third in a series of continuing education articles on diabetes mellitus.

    Columns and Departments

    Ethics in Action: Confidentiality Issues: Case Three

    Facing up to a generation gap.

    Government Affairs: The Medicaid Landscape: 2008 and Beyond

    Recent regulations and congressional action create new challenges for physical therapists and other providers who treat Medicaid patients.

    Inside PT: Telling a Story

    Consider something seemingly as basic and eternal as story telling, defined as “the interactive art of using words and actions to reveal the elements and images of a story while encouraging the listener's imagination.”1 Even story tellers are represented by the National Storytelling Network.

    PTA Viewpoint: Advocating for Involvement

    An eye-opening trip to Washington, DC.

    This Is Why: Getting Medieval

    Getting medieval on physical therapy herein lies a tale.

    Foundation Update

    - Foundation Pays Tribute to Marilyn Moffat
    - 21st Marquette Challenge Kicks Off at NSC
    - Robotics in Rehabilitation: Learn More at NSC

    Letters to the Editor

    PT Magazine Should Not Promote Energy Medicine Pseudoscience

    News

    - WCPT Names ISC Members
    - Quinnipiac University Faculty and Students Volunteer at Road Race
    - Shoeless Sunday Event Benefits Children in San Antonio
    - Krannert Students and Staff Visit China
    - Members on the Move
    - Industry News