"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!
What is "a dream come true"? Ally Bove, PT, DPT, PhD, achieved one of her longtime goals — to be a contestant on Jeopardy. (University of Pittsburgh University Times)
COVID-19 long-haulers: Ben Morgan, PT, DPT, ATC, describes what his clinic is seeing in patients with long COVID. (KXAN News, Austin, Texas)
Exercising good exercise judgment: Jasmine Marcus, PT, DPT, and Joe Palmer, PT, DPT, explain why it's important to exercise more than just arms, legs, and back as we age. (AARP newsletter)
Pelvic floor products: Carrie Pagliano, PT, DPT, weighs in on devices aimed at pelvic floor health — what to consider, and what to avoid. (Huffpost)
Gunning for relief: Lauren Lobert, PT, DPT, explains the advantages of the Theragun. (Well + Good)
Servant leader extraordinaire: Sharon Dunn, PT, PhD, looks back on her terms as APTA president. (KTBS3 News, Shreveport, Louisiana)
Battling back pain caused by breast size: Heather Jeffcoat, PT, DPT, offers tips on how women with large breasts can address back pain. (msn.com)
Don't give movement another thought: Glenn Flaming, PT, MPT, describes his clinic's approach to helping patients achieve what he calls "unconscious competence" in movement — the learned ability to move correctly without thinking about it. (Lincoln County, Maine, News)
Home sweet gym: Karena Wu, PT, DPT, MS, shares her take on affordable equipment for effective at-home workouts. (Today.com)
Quotable: "The real stars are the PT patients who will be greeting the crowds while riding the float. They have dealt with a lot." -Kelley Kubota, PT, MS, on the debut of a Rose Parade float, sponsored by the California Physical Therapy Association and APTA, that celebrates physical therapy. (Bakersfield, Calif., News-Observer)
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