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ChoosePT Over Opioids for Safe Pain Management

Jun 28, 2016 / Podcast

Prescribed opioid painkillers may be effective over short periods and safe in low doses, but they come with great risks. There are other options.

Fit After 50

Sep 30, 2012 / Podcast

A physical therapist discusses the importance of activity breaks for office workers, the role of balance in health and fitness, and ways stay fit after 50.

Beyond Boston: The Road to Recovery

Jun 12, 2013 / Podcast

Four physical therapists describe the road to recovery for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, or anyone who has had similar injuries.

Childhood Cancer and Physical Therapy

Sep 10, 2014 / Podcast

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Pregnancy and Running

Aug 8, 2013 / Podcast

Physical therapists discuss a study about the effects of pregnancy on a woman's running form.

Physical Therapy's Role in the Fight Against COVID-19

Apr 30, 2020 / Podcast

COVID-19 can strike anyone. Its effects can range from mild to severe. Physical therapists and physical therapy will continue to be needed by many long after the illness.

Telehealth for Physical Therapy: Why Now More Than Ever?

Apr 2, 2020 / Podcast

At the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Christi Crawford is working hard to meet the physical therapy needs of veterans who live in rural areas through telehealth.

Retreat for Injured Veterans and Families Adapts Activities and Helps Them Reconnect With Each Other

Jan 10, 2019 / Podcast

Since 2017, selected veterans injured during service have come to Maine for an all-expenses-paid vacation, courtesy of a foundation created by war-wounded veteran, Travis Mills, who had a quadruple amputation.

Physical Activity and Physical Therapy: More Movement Means Better Health

Jul 2, 2020 / Podcast

What do physical therapists have to do with addressing the alarming lack of physical activity among Americans? "Everything!" says APTA spokesperson Carrie Pagliano, PT, DPT.

Success Story: Physical Therapy Helps College Student Control Pain, and Avoid Opioids

Nov 22, 2016 / Podcast

When she was 23, Morgan broke her big toe. She expected a quick recovery, but nearly a week later she was still experiencing severe pain.