The APTA and Me.

I have recently viewed many online discussions regarding the perceived value of the APTA and why some decide to/not to join. In reading these discussions, I hear three consistent themes on the barrier […]

What I do.

What I do. As a physical therapist, I prescribe movement.  I do this on a daily basis as I have the unique training to treat disease through something we all do…move. Movement is free.   It […]

California court Issues Temporary Injunction Stopping Companies from Dry Needling in CA following CSM 2016

Today, I received the following press release in my email regarding dry needling in California.  Read and lets discuss…. -Joe B Press Release February 24, 2016                                                                                Contact: John Moore FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                               (206) 856-9737 […]

Writer’s Block

Maintaining an active physical therapy blog takes time, energy, creativity and perspective on what is happening within the profession at any point in time.   Because of large time commitments to my clinical […]


I recently discovered that proposed Texas legislation, HB 1263, which would allow access to patients seeking treatment by physical therapists without a referral, was voted down by the House in Texas.  Currently Texas Law […]

Quicker and Sicker

I recently accepted a position on adjunct faculty at Duquesne University teaching a Differential Diagnosis course.  Within the text I am utilizing for the course, I came across the phrase “Quicker and Sicker“, to describe the […]

Too Many Variables…

I was recently reading through an online thread regarding the best management of complex regional pain syndrome.  In this thread, a bunch of students and clinicians gave their recommendations for the treatment of […]