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"The Good Stuff" is an occasional series that highlights recent media coverage of physical therapy and APTA members, with an emphasis on stories of how individual PTs and PTAs are transforming health care and society every day. Enjoy!

Sticking to their guns: John Gallucci PT, DPT, and Bianca Beldini, PT, offer their recommendations on the best massage guns. (NBC News)

With all the best in tendons: Theresa Marko, PT, DPT, and Leada Malek,-Salehi, PT, DPT, explain the causes and treatment for jumper's knee. (U.S. News and World Report) 

Rural challenges for pediatric physical therapy and telehealth: Jessica Luechtefeld, PT, DPT, provides insight on how she approached physical therapy with children via telehealth. (Futurity)

Points on points for pointe: Laura Young, PT, MS, describes how dry needling can be effective for ballet dancers. (Pointe)

The udder nonsense of climbing milk crates: Karena Wu, PT, DPT, MS, points out the dangers of the current "milk crate challenge." (PIX 11 News, New York)

Keeping pilots healthy: U.S. Air Force Capt. Clint Copeland, PT, discusses his work with the Human Performance Initiative, an Air Force program that aims to reduce pilot injury through physical therapy and other measures. (Air Education and Training Command newsletter)

An image problem: Jill Thein-Nissenbaum, PT, MPT, ATC, DSc, and Lori Thein Brody, PT, PhD, participate in a podcast about overreliance on imaging to identify sources of pain. (Wisconsin Public Radio)

Got some good stuff? Let us know. Send a link to troyelliott@apta.org.


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