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 Physical Therapists, there are endless ways we can go about improving the value and quality of our patient care. This is what I do every day. 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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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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Do you ever wonder, “did anyone else see that?” We find those red flags sometimes, don’t we? We see something odd in a physical exam and it completely changes our perspective on the patient. The key to seeing it, though, is to look for it. You may be thinking, “another thing I need to addContinue reading “Did Anyone Else See That?”
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 backup treatments, inhaled medications, and adjuvant therapies (like rehab!) that make primaryContinue reading “More Than Just A Respiratory Disease: The COVID-19 Toolbox”
Treating patients with acute and chronic clotting conditions is not new to rehabilitation professionals. We even have clinical practice guidelines around how to do so safely. However, what is new is the increased risk of newly acquired clotting conditions among post-COVID-19 patients. Those of us practicing in acute, subacute, emergency, and outpatient settings are uniquely tasked withContinue reading “COVID and Clotting: How to Identify, Assess, and Treat Clotting Disorders in COVID-19 Survivors”
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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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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.
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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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