When COVID Comes Home
We are learning so much about treating COVID-19! Here is a comprehensive guide to sub-acute and outpatient rehab care!
Updated regularly to reflect developing evidence
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Check out the new series from Doctor B the PT:
Chronic Disease Management
Have you ever wondered what more you can do for a patient who has a chronic disease? Within your scope of practice as a rehabilitation professional, there are endless ways you can go about improving the value and quality of your patient care. This is what I do every day, so I’m happy to share this information with you. It’s not so much about learning new ways to treat patients, but learning new ways to apply what we already know.
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How many times have you had your temperature taken lately? I think I’ve had my temperature taken thousands of times in the last few months. We are seeing the increased use of forehead scanning thermometers and temporal scanners, all the non-contact forms of temperature assessment, to screen folks for COVID-19 symptoms upon entry to anyContinue reading “It’s Getting Hot in Here: Body Temperature”
I started this venture back in March in response to COVID-19. I saw many Physical Therapists and other rehab professionals shutting their doors because it wasn’t safe to keep them open. I saw an opportunity to improve our profession by addressing a deficit in practice: the lack of cardiopulmonary skill implementation. It wasn’t even thatContinue reading “COVID-19: Where the Heck Are We?”
“Patients exchanging habits of activity for complete rest are likely to become rapidly worse.” This quote fuels my everyday. These words have informed nonsurgical and surgical rehabilitation and its evolution from handing out bed rest like Oprah hands out cars to getting people moving early and keeping them moving often. Here’s the crazy thing: ThisContinue reading “Sternal Precautions”
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A Historical Perspective:
How Physical Therapists Function in Times of Pandemic,
Epidemic, and Crisis.
My friend and colleague Afrin Mandlik, PT, and I discuss some important topics about COVID-19. We also take a look back through time at how PTs have responded to crises in history.
Doctor B was featured on a Webinar hosted by the Wester District of the Michigan Physical Therapy Association to discuss the possible roles and expectations of Physical Therapists during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Pulmonary Rehab Toolbox
Do you need to learn some respiratory interventions quickly?
A special blog series featuring all the most important concepts you’ll need to know to treat your patients right away! Keep checking back for a new topic in the Pulmonary Rehab Toolbox! Want updates whenever I post something new? Follow my blog here!
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Who is Doctor B (the PT)?
Kaelee Brockway is a Physical Therapist and Educator who works with patients, professionals, and students to improve their lives through activity and education.
Kaelee is a firm believer in attacking complexity head-on, always reaching for more, and challenging the status quo when it comes to providing quality therapy and education.
Kaelee is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy and an Advanced Credentialed Exercise Expert for Aging Adults. She has experience working in almost every setting that typically has a PT!
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