ADVANCE for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine
April 28, 2016

Modalities In Practice

Better Breathing With Taping

A typical breathing pattern has long been identified as a smooth, segmental, 3-dimensional pattern initiated by a rise in the abdomen following diaphragm muscle contraction, followed by a posterior-lateral lower rib cage expansion, and then a gentle rise of the anterior chest. There are many reasons for therapists to facilitate a typical breathing pattern in their patients. These include maintaining the balance of the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous systems, improving circulation, and providing stability for the musculoskeletal system.  Anatomy of Respiration

Autism Awareness Month

Autism information for PTs and PTAs, including multimedia, handouts and more!  Find Resources Here

LinkedIn Savvy

Job-seekers know they should routinely update their LinkedIn profiles. Next time you undertake the revision process, use these pointers from Philadelphian Frank Grossman, MBA, an independent resume and LinkedIn specialist who has worked in career services since 1998.  Read More

2016 Salary Survey

From Nov. 1, 2015, through Jan. 31, 2016, we heard from 1,023 survey participants nationwide. They included 669 physical therapists, 292 physical therapist assistants, 31 professors, and another 31 respondents who classified themselves as "other."  Results Are In!