- Vendors who supply dry needles in Massachusetts are refusing to sell to PTs [developing story–more details next week]. They state that dry needling is not adequately defined in the state practice act.
- JOSPT got sassy with Physical Therapy Central over current evidence:
You may have seen legendary golfer Tiger Woods wearing tape on the back of his neck at the British Open yesterday. Like Tiger, PT Central uses Kinesiology Tape (K Tape) for patients, as an optional treatment combined with physical therapy, to help… https://t.co/6KcLTWwhvp
— PT Central (@PTCentral04) July 20, 2018
Could you elaborate on how you find Kinesio tape helps, @PTCentral04? Coz we’re really struggling to find the evidence https://t.co/d17AxmOAAf
Maybe @washingtonpost might share their source? #magic pic.twitter.com/Zwcb1JY76h
— JOSPT (@JOSPT) July 20, 2018
- Last, but certainly not least:
Our guest this week:
This is part of our series on the sections of the American Physical Therapy Association. There are section and state chapters; you have to be a member of your state association, but you can choose to be a member of a section based on your area of practice. Dennis Fell, PT, MD, joins us to talk about the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy (ANPT). Dennis has a long history of involvement with the ANPT, and is the current Vice President. (Listen to the full episode here.)
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