Each month we feature some our most valued contributions to Physiopedia in the preceding month. We are very grateful to all these contributors in February 2012. In June we will select our our featured collaborators for 2012 from those listed. Thank you to everyone for getting involved, your contributions are highly valued!!
Texas State University Evidence-based Practice Project
This project is a great example of the in depth and informative evidence based work that students complete in Physiopedia. This project was created by and for the students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Texas State University, San Marcos, and is a component of the Orthopaedic Coursework in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Texas State University.
This month we would like to highlight Tim for his attention to what is happening in Physiopedia and subsequent discussion contributions. Tim is a physical therapist in private practice in Palmetto, Florida.
- Provides a short background to the history and pathophysiology of obesity, and it’s relevance to the health of our society.
- Details the current role of the Physiotherapist in the management of obesity.
- Discusses and provide evidence for the emerging role of the Physiotherapist in the management of obesity.
- Highlights the barriers to effective weight management, experienced by the patient and Physiotherapist.
- Considers the strategy of self-management and discuss how the patient may be supported in this role.
Thanks to ClinicServer for becoming a Gold Sponsor. ClinicServer provides clinics with the ability to improve clinic management through a secure, cloud-based Clinic Management Software which has the ability to schedule clients/resources, send e-reminders, complete reporting, billing and much more.
See the list of all our featured projects, contributors, articles, research publications and sponsors on the News and Features page.
Each month we feature some our most valued contributions to Physiopedia in the preceding months. We are very grateful to all these contributors in January 2012.
Current and Emerging Roles in Physiotherapy Practice
This project from Queen Margaret University in Scotland aims to to prepare learners for emerging physiotherapy roles in response to changing healthcare needs.
Erin is our featured contributor for the month for making the most edits over the last three months. Thanks Erin!
Ibadan Knee/Hip Osteoarthritis Outcome Measure (IKHOAM)
This month we wanted to feature this Nigerean outcome measure that was published byAdesola Odole. It’s a great example of adaptation by developing countries.
Each month we feature some our most valued contributions to Physiopedia in the preceding months. We are very grateful to all these contributors in October 2011.
Clinical Case Presentations Continuing Education Opportunity for Physical Therapists
This project, run by Dr Elaine Lonnemann, is an innovative continuing education opportunity offered to physical therapists that are clinical instructors for Bellarmin University in Louisville, KY, USA.
This month we wanted to feature Lucy for her voluntary contributions to Physiopedia. Lucy is a trainee Physiotherapist at University of Southampton and Healthcare Communications Freelancer. Her help in the quality assurance of Project pages has been invaluable.
Thoracic Spine Fracture
This month we wanted to highlight another page that was created by DPT students as part of a recent project at Texas State University, we love the images that the students have produced.
The Jackson Clinics
Thanks to The Jackson Clinics for becoming a Gold Sponsor. The Jackson Clinics is a locally owned physical therapy practice in Northern Virginia founded in 2005 by Richard and Anna Jackson and has 12 current locations.
Each month we feature some our most valued contributions to Physiopedia in the preceding months. We are very grateful to all these contributors in September 2011.
This is a collaborative effort from AGILE to engage online alongside people with similar interests to develop the Older People section of Physiopedia. It had been developed on their behalf by Bhanu Ramaswamy and is based on work by the group to update their Physiotherapy and Older People: A resource for student and newly qualified physiotherapists booklet.
Dr Elaine Lonnemann
This month we wanted to feature Dr Lonnemann’s amazing efforts in engaging her pre and post registration students, and clinicians to contribute to their own learning through the use of Physiopedia. We are very grateful for Dr Lonneman’s tireless contributions! See her projects here, here, here and here.
This month we wanted to highlight another page that was created by DPT students as part of a recent project at Texas State University, it is a great example of comprehensive evidence based article.
Thanks to PhysioTools for becoming a Gold Sponsor. PhysioTools provide exercis software designed to support your client’s program of exercise and care.
Each month we feature some our most valued contributions to Physiopedia in the preceding months. We are very grateful to all these contributors in August 2011.
Worldwide Physical Therapy Practice: a focus on Primary Care Physical Therapy
The goal of this project, led byDr Elaine Lonnemann, from the University of Saint Augustine is to increase the awareness of the current practice models in countries outside of the USA. A very valuable contribution to an every more global community.
Osman, as part of our peer review team, has provided a review of the previously featured case study Manual Therapy and Exercise Intervention in the Treatment of Shoulder and Neck Pain in a Patient with Mental Health Comorbidities: A Case Report. It’s a great start to our open peer reviewed research publications. Thanks Osman.
Syndesmotic Ankle Sprains
This month we wanted to highlight another page that was created by DPT students as part of a recent project at Texas State University, it is a great example of the use of evidence, images and video which were all produced by the students themselves.
The effectiveness of thoracic manipulations on shoulder pain: A Case Report
We are grateful toJill Robison for contributing this case report as part of her recent clinical experience and which lead to our first piece of published research in Physiopedia.
Thanks to WebPT for becoming a Gold Sponsor. WebPT is a Web-Based electronic medical records system built specifically for rehabilitation professionals.