Doctor B (the PT)

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

Keep checking back!

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Webinar Alert!

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.


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ECMO

It sounds like a fuzzy lovable Sesame Street character, but this big boy ain’t no joke. ECMO or Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation is basically a lung outside the body. Blood passes through it. CO2 is removed and oxygen is introduced. It sounds simple, but that is the furthest thing from the truth. This is really advancedContinue reading “ECMO”

The Second Wave

I know you are hearing this phrase a lot lately. We are hearing all the time that, as things open up around our country and around that world, we may experience a second wave resurgence of new COVID-19 cases. But I’m not referring to a second wave of new COVID-19 patients. There is new researchContinue reading “The Second Wave”

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PODCAST POSTED!

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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! Here’s the most recent additions:


The Counting Talk Test

Time to give you guys another tool. This one is especially important for patients with COVID-19, and it’s not terribly often that we get an objective measure for exertion. I’ve found the counting talk test to be critical in quantifying exertion in my patients with respiratory diagnoses. This measure is phenomenal for taking breathlessness inContinue reading “The Counting Talk Test”

Orthostasis

“Whoops! Down I go! I thought I was going up, but apparently not!” I have heard this many times. Sometimes I hear it from the people around me just generally throughout the day. They black out or see stars or feel “whoozy” or report being lightheaded when they stand up from the couch or getContinue reading “Orthostasis”

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What else can I help you with?

RESOURCES

FIND A LIST OF REFERENCES AS WELL AS OTHER HELPFUL LINKS TO RESOURCES FULL OF GUIDANCE TO RESCUE YOU

PPE

FIND THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION ON PPE REQUIREMENTS FOR EACH TYPE OF PATIENT INTERACTION


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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The contents of this blog and all associated pages reflect opinions of the author and should not be construed as medical advice. Please consult your doctor for medical advice.