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  • Move Forward Radio Presents Series on Boston Marathon Bombings

    Today MoveForwardPT.com kicked off a 3-part Move Forward Radio series examining the role of physical therapy for the victims of 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

    Beyond Boston: The Road to Recovery starts with a firsthand account by Dave Nolan, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, CSCS, of the collaborative emergency care provided onsite at the finish line's medical tent. The series continues with interviews with Bill Waddell, PT, MS, and Bob Dorman, PT, DPT, GCS, of Massachusetts General Hospital, who provide insight about the treatment of burns. The series concludes with Ignacio Gaunaurd, PT, PhD, MSPT, of the Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, who has worked extensively with the military's wounded warriors and discusses what is ahead for the victims with amputations.

    Links to all 3 episodes, debuting today through Saturday, can be found on MoveForwardPT.com and downloaded via iTunes.

    Move Forward Radio airs approximately twice a month. Episodes are featured and archived at MoveForwardPT.com, APTA's official consumer information website, and can be streamed online via Blog Talk Radio or downloaded as a podcast via iTunes.

    APTA members are encouraged to alert their patients to the radio series and other MoveForwardPT.com resources to help educate the public about the benefits of treatment by a physical therapist. Ideas for future episodes and other feedback can be e-mailed to consumer@apta.org.

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