It would be frustrating to see no improvement over 12 years, but this significant movement in the wrong direction is a hard pill to swallow. I wonder what it will take to change the medical culture in our society. Apparently a 90 billion dollar a year price tag is not enough."
Source: It's Getting Worse? Forward Thinking PT, July 13, 2013.
Advance for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine
To provide the physical therapy and rehab medicine community with in-depth news coverage, informative feature articles, employment opportunities and other career-enhancing resources.
Apps - Medical App Journal
Medical App Journal is an independent website created by and for medical professionals. Our goal is to only index and review applications used by medical doctors and healthcare professionals in clinical care. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive database of independent, insightful, and unbiased reviews of mobile medical apps by the very professionals who use them on a daily basis in clinical practice.
CyberPT.com is the first end-to-end comprehensive Internet physical therapy resource connecting consumers and healthcare professionals to the physical therapy community.
Evidence In Motion
Evidence In Motion is a knowledge exchange studio committed to providing cutting-edge programs, research, resources, and training to the world’s community of practicing physical therapists.
Forward Thinking PT
Forwardthinkingpt.com is a site specifically designed to promote thinking and improved methodology to Physical Therapists. Our goal is to assist in the delivery of quality, evidence-based reviews to help the average clinician improve their practice. This site is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure an illness. It is simply intended to provide information to licensed Physical Therapists.
Others will sell you an EMR. We understand your practice needs a lot more than an EMR. We solve a deeper, more fundamental need. We simplify and automate the before, during and after patient experience with a patent-pending workflow.
MoveForwardPT.com is the official consumer information website of the American Physical Therapy Association.
PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. PEDro is a free database of over 26,000 randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. For each trial, review or guideline, PEDro provides the citation details, the abstract and a link to the full text, where possible. All trials on PEDro are independently assessed for quality.
Physical Therapy Channel
The Physical Therapy Channel is an online video library for physical therapists, students, educators, and other healthcare disciplines. The site was created in 2008 by a special team of physical therapists with the goal of uploading pertinent and relevant video content related to the physical therapy profession.
PhysicalTherapist.com exists for the betterment of physical therapists. The original online resource, mechanism for exchange, and forum for ideas, PhysicalTherapist.com strives to improve the community of physical therapy professionals resulting in enhanced care for patients.
A team of eight staff based out of our Sydney and London offices are dedicated to continually maintaining the site to ensure it is crammed with up to the minute news and content aimed at servicing your needs. Since our online launch in late 1999 we have now grown to an online community of over 34,000 physiotherapists representing membership from 180 countries.
Physioforum.net is a resource where health care professionals can easily keep up to date with current research. It presents summaries of articles from recently published journals that are specifically selected for their clinical relevance. This offers the opportunity to monitor new and clinically relevant research as it is published in different clinical areas. It is also a place where health care professionals can collaborate and contribute and also be able to help out their fellow colleague.
Universal access to physiotherapy and physical therapy knowledge, a collaborative community project to educate and professionally develop...this is our contribution to global health.
We produce Exercise Software for rehabilitation and training professionals who need to create personal exercise and information handouts for their clients, by print, email and high quality videos. Our software is easy to use, saves time and gives access to the world’s largest library of professional exercises by leading specialists.
Current News and Job Postings from PT Employers and study materials for PT/Med students.
Business news and ideas for therapists.
PT Think Tank
Critical observations of health, science, and the physical therapy profession.
From the American Physical Therapy Association, PTinMotion helps you stay on top of the latest in the field.
PTNow's mission is to assist physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in day-to-day practice.
The Manual Therapist
Physio Answers, Physio Pics, Physio Stories! The trifecta of Physical Therapy info!
The PT Student
The PT Student blog is a resource for all students of physical therapy. Whether you are working toward a Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant credential, you will find honest, helpful (and sometimes humorous) resources here.
Today in PT
Today in PT is a trusted source of jobs, innovative learning opportunities, compelling news and other resources that actively support the physical therapists and physical therapist assistants we serve. Our audience inspires us, and we are driven to help improve patient care by supporting the career aspirations of PTs, PTAs and other healthcare professionals.
ince our launch in February of 2008, WebPT has grown to become the #1 web-based Physical Therapy EMR with over 25,000 members in all 50 U.S. states. Founded by a tenured outpatient PT/Clinic Director and a veteran software developer specializing in web-based applications, WebPT is a true marriage of PT and IT. The state of the art application delivers streamlined templates that allow for the most efficient yet compliant therapy documentation for your clinic.
Aquatic PT Section
The purpose of the Aquatic PT Section is to meet the needs of physical therapists interested in using the water for various aspects of their careers, provide a means by which Association members with an interest in aquatic therapy can meet, exchange, develop and promote aquatic therapy as an important component to the physical therapy profession.
Clinical Pattern Recognition
Clinical reasoning is difficult to develop based on the older models of teaching and learning. Textbooks are limited by sequential pages and cannot convey the complex multidimensional nature of clinical practice...Let Clinical Pattern Recognition reshape your mind.
This WWW resource will be a library of ECG recordings, many in full 12-lead format. To display the images on a computer screen some of the clarity is lost but those that are shown have been chosen carefully to prevent any loss of important detail. The size of larger files is shown.
ExerGames: Not Just Another Health Craze!
Exergames (exercise + games) otherwise known as active video games are being touted as the ultimate cure for obesity. Refreshing, since everyone is still looking for that magic diet pill!
I am a practicing physical therapist who has spent my entire career refining and developing functional evaluation exercise techniques.
As a lecturer, I offer unique concepts to exercise and rehabilitation professionals, with a primary goal of providing a bridge between the two professions....
Hypermuscle: Muscles in Action
This is a multimedia interactive HTML document which will help medical students learn the muscle actions of the human body.
Medical News Today
The latest Rehabilitation News & Physical Therapy News articles published daily. Includes news on recovering from illness or injury, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology and much more.
National Rehabilitation Information Center
NARIC is the library of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR.). We collect, catalog, and disseminate the articles, reports, curricula, guides, and other publications and products of the research projects funded by NIDRR.
Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products is a recognized leader in providing healthcare and fitness professionals with orthopedic, physical therapy, rehabilitation and fitness products. OPTP believes that trends toward self-care, coupled with efforts to contain healthcare costs, are shaping tremendous opportunities for those who deliver conservative care
Physical Therapists Turn to Wii Golf
In the world of health care, Nintendo Wii golf is more than a high-tech toy. The video game has become a tool in physical, occupational and neurological rehabilitation.
Physical Therapy and the Camaraderie of Healing
I don’t envy them their job, stretching and shaking and manipulating our joints to loosen them and keep them flexible. It has left me gasping in pain, sometimes even tears. I can’t imagine having to intentionally inflict pain, but that, one quickly learns, is an inevitable part of healing.
Real Time Ultrasound Imaging
RTUS is a tool that is being used by research driven physiotherapists as a safe and cost effective method to enhance both the assessment and treatment of patients with motor control deficits of their lumbo-pelvic 'core' muscles, (transversus abdominis, the segmental portion of lumbar multifidus, the diaphragm and the pelvic floor muscles).
Continuing Education Providers and Product Companies.
For your convenience, RehabWorld has compiled a list of resources that offer everything from Career Tools to Rehab supplies
Restorative Care of America
More than thirty-five years of innovation, industry leadership, and superior quality have made Restorative Care of America, Incorporated one of the world's leading manufacturers of restorative care products.
Section on Pediatrics
Welcome to the American Physical Therapy Association Section on Pediatrics. Weare a vibrant, exciting specialty section with 5000 members. Our mission is to promote the highest quality of life for all children, people with developmental disabilities, and their families.
Section on Research
The Section on Research serves to facilitate the best practice of physical therapy through enhancement of the quality, dissemination, and utilization of research. Within the Section, there are a number of special interest groups that are focused on particular aspects of the research process
Thousands of doctor written, doctor reviewed articles on back pain, neck pain, and related disorders; in-depth spine videos; vibrant discussion forums; doctor member profiles and online contact service; and more. Accurate, complete, unbiased health information you can trust.
Join our community of top-notch physical therapists, athletic trainers, chiropractors, and strength coaches who are dedicated to being the best in their field, and to making a difference in the lives of their athletes and patients.
Strength and Conditioning Research
Keep up to date with the latest research!
The fitness industry is moving quickly towards an evidence-based approach. More and more strength coaches, high-profile personal trainers and fitness authors are beginning to use research to make decisions about the best ways of training.
Your Therapy Source
Online resource for special education, pediatric occupational therapy and pediatric physical therapy.