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"Who wouldn't want to be part of a profession that can do magic!"

Edelle (Edee) Field-Fote, PT, PhD, FAPTA, was not talking about a side gig as a stage magician or special effects tech for a Harry Potter spin-off movie. In delivering the 54th Mary McMillan Lecture on Feb. 22, Field-Fote discussed the very real results that patients experience with physical therapy — results, in fact, that drew her as a middle school candy striper to the profession — as well as the workings of the human body that, while steeped in science, can take on an air of wizardry.

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