Recent News in Physical Therapy
Jan 24, 2018"What You Must Know About Joint Replacement"
Sep 26, 2017Steven Ebeling and Cassandra Ford, Department of Physical Therapy doctoral students, are developing an app called TheraJournal
Jul 20, 2017This issue features a case study on creatively using the annual Medicare Wellness Visit as a means of both training health care providers about geriatrics and engaging older patients in self-care. There are also editorials on laughter and wellness and on several initiatives from the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services; an essay on the paradox of aging, brief articles on innovations in transportation, resources for dementia caregivers and websites on hearing health care.
Apr 11, 2017This issue features a case study on standardized patients (actors) to train health profession students about older adults. There are also editorials on oral health and aging and on several initiatives from the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services as well as photos from our 31st annual Legislative Breakfast, articles on students as teachers at the Richmond Health and Wellness Program for low-income elders and the FAMILIES caregivers program.
Jan 30, 2017This issue features a case study on older drivers and safety, research on income and life expectancy, a remembrance of a valued colleague with cerebral palsy, editorials on No Wrong Door and on Meeting Aging-Related Needs, Calendar notices, and other blurbs and items.
Jan 3, 2017VCU Physical Therapy worked in collaboration with the Children's Hospital of Richmond to modify battery operated cars for children with disabilities.
Jan 3, 2017VCU Physical Therapy RUN lab was acknowledged.
Apr 20, 2016This issue features a case study on the troubling matter of financial exploitation of older adults, the impact of undue influence on vulnerable elders, and the possible role of legislative initiatives in preventing the exploitation and much more.
Jan 25, 2016In our newest edition of Age in Action, learn how the PALETTE program enhances student understanding of aging through intergenerational visual arts and movement arts and more.
Oct 26, 2015This year’s Bob Lamb Distinguished Lecturer is G. Kelley Fitzgerald, PhD, PT, FAPTA, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, and Director of the Physical Therapy Clinical and Translational Research Center, University of Pittsburgh.
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