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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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.
Isn’t COVID-19 just a respiratory disease? If only that was true. We are good at treating respiratory infections. We have lots of drugs for viral, bacterial, parasitic, and fungal infections of the lungs. Most of them work really well! We also have several back-up treatments, inhaled medications, and adjuvant therapies (like rehab!) that make primaryContinue reading “More Than Just A Respiratory Disease: The Tools You Need to Rehab COVID-19”
Ya’ll know how much I love freeing the yoke! Chronic disease is a huge burden to the general population. This post is the first in a series of posts addressing some of the major chronic diseases placing a yoke around the necks of our patients. We will discuss what these diseases are, what causes them,Continue reading “Chronic Disease Part 1: Heart Failure”
Have you ever had patient exercising during your treatment session and taken their blood pressure only to find that is has shot up pretty high? They didn’t have symptoms of high blood pressure so you rested them and it came right back down. But, then you find that it keeps happening… What does this mean?Continue reading “Exercise-Induced Hypertension”
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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.
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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