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30 minutes | May 25, 2022
Eric Folmar - Finding Effective Ways To Connect With Your Patients
Eric Folmar, current President of the APTA Massachusetts, sits down with Dr. Michelle Collie to discuss the importance of finding the right ways to connect with your patients, the most important characteristic of a great clinician, and why his shared love of academia and clinical work has made him a better physical therapist.
50 minutes | May 10, 2022
Kelly Starrett - Shifting the Narrative of Pain in the Digital Age
In this episode of the #BetterFaster Podcast, Kelly Starrett joins Dr. Michelle Collie to discuss the role of physical therapists and what treatment looks like in the digital age. They also discuss why it’s so important for physical therapists to look into the lifestyle of the patient to determine a more individualized, well-rounded plan of care. Dr. Kelly Starrett is a coach, physical therapist, two-time New York Times & Wall Street Journal bestselling author, speaker, and co-founder of The Ready State, the world's most comprehensive collection of guided movement, mechanics, and mobility instructional videos.
52 minutes | Apr 26, 2022
Brian Kight - Why Embracing Change Can Be Difficult
Brian "BK" Kight is the author of the Daily Discipline Newsletter and a leadership and culture trainer. He joins Dr. Michelle Collie to discuss how people deal with change in their lives, and how you can train your behavior to be better at it. He also touches on why being outside of our comfort zone is where we need to thrive. To learn more about BK visit tbriankight.com and to subscribe to his daily discipline newsletter visit dailydiscipline.com To learn more or to listen to more episodes of the #BetterFaster Podcast visit performanceptri.com/podcast
42 minutes | Apr 12, 2022
Drew Contreras - An Army PT’s Perspective On Patient Care & Clinician Self-Care
Dr. Drew Contreras PT, DPT, SCS is the American Physical Therapy Association’s VP of Clinical Innovation and has also served as the physical therapist to Presidents Barack Obama and Joe Biden. He joins Dr. Michelle Collie to discuss how his experience as an army PT has impacted his view on treating patients, why physical therapists should be able to order imaging, the future of the healthcare system, and how new PT grads can grow their careers. He also challenges patients and clinicians with his best piece of advice to move freely, feel better, and live fully. To learn more or to listen to more episodes of the #BetterFaster Podcast visit performanceptri.com/podcast
32 minutes | Mar 31, 2022
Sharon Dunn - The Need for a Physical Therapist on your Health Care Team
Former President of the American Physical Therapy Association, Dr. Sharon Dunn PT, Ph.D., OCS joins Dr. Michelle Collie to explain why having a physical therapist on your health care team is just as important as having a dentist. She and Michelle discuss why many people may still not know about what a physical therapist can do to help them recover from acute or chronic pain and how the perception of active-based care has evolved over time.
53 minutes | Jul 15, 2021
#BetterFaster Podcast - Summer Series - Episode 1 - Preventing Injuries This Summer
In the first episode of the #BetterFaster Summer Series, Dr. Michelle Collie is joined by 5 different types of movement experts to discuss ways to prevent injuries during your summer activities. Performance Physical Therapy’s Dr. Dave Pavao plays Fact or Fiction with Michelle to shed light on how the pandemic impacted our health, whether it be the through the added “Covid 19 pounds” or “Coronasomnia” sleep issues and gives advice on how to combat them. University Orthopedics’ Dr. Ramin Tabaddor explains the different orthopedic injuries he’s seen in the past year due to the changes in people’s routines from the pandemic and gives his advice on how to prevent injuries like ‘Peloton hip’. PPT Physical Therapist Dr. Kevin Alexander shares his go-to warmups for golfers and ways to keep your back healthy if you’ve picked up golf for the first time. PPT Athletic Trainer Jen Gallant gives insight and guidance on how to help your middle school or high school athletes after this difficult season and how to prepare them for the upcoming season. Finally, Rhode Runner’s Patrick Moulton offers his advice on running techniques and how to choose the right running shoe that works for you.
32 minutes | Jun 15, 2021
Integrating Yoga & Breathing Into Your Functional Movement | Dr. Kelly Dowd | Brighter Days Through Better Movement
Dr. Kelly Dowd PT, DPT is sharing her favorites ways to get started with meditation, the benefits of a gratitude practice, and incorporating principles of yoga into your workouts, warm-ups, and cool-downs - even if you're not doing yoga! She'll also answer your questions on a well-rounded yoga practice using strength & mobility components.
34 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
Brighter Days Through Better Movement | Dr. Jake Broccolo | Exploring New Fitness Activities
Dr. Jake Broccolo PT, DPT joins Dr. Michelle Collie in a conversation about how to find the right fitness activity for you after COVID-19! He'll also be talking about the strategies you can take to restart your exercise routine!
35 minutes | May 27, 2021
Brighter Days Through Better Movement | What's Really Causing Your Pain? | Dr. Jordan Madigan
If you've been meaning to get back into the swing of golf, Dr. Jordan Madigan PT, DPT is sharing his tips on how to get your body ready for golf season.
32 minutes | May 20, 2021
Brighter Days Through Better Movement - Dr. William Campion - Using Mindfulness In Strength Training
Do you really need breathing and mindfulness during strength training?
32 minutes | May 13, 2021
Brighter Days Through Better Movement | Dr. Jean Paul Aracena | Finding Joy In Fitness
Dr. Jean Paul Aracena Oliver joins Dr. Michelle Collie in a conversation about making your workout enjoyable and including your entire family in your exercise routine.
33 minutes | May 6, 2021
Brighter Days Through Better Movement - Alexis Williams PTA - Stretch, Balance, and Walk It Out!
Want to take advantage of the spring weather and get moving? Alexis Williams, PTA shares insight on the importance of stretching, practicing your balance, and reaching your step goal.
36 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
Brighter Days Through Better Movement | Dr. Brendan Boyle | Steps to Success: Finding Your Aerobic Activity
Dr. Brendan Boyle PT, DPT, OCS joins Dr. Michelle Collie in a conversation about finding the aerobic activity that works for you. He'll also answer your questions about the finer things in life, like home brewing kombucha and espresso.
37 minutes | Apr 17, 2021
Brighter Days Through Better Movement | Dr. Ian Madom | Managing Back Pain as Part of the Human Experience
Spine Surgeon at Ortho Rhode Island, Dr. Ian Madom joins Dr. Michelle Collie in a special edition of Brighter Days Through Better Movement to discuss treating and managing back pain – throughout the pandemic and beyond.
35 minutes | Apr 15, 2021
Brighter Days Through Better Movement | Dr. Leah Katsos | Embracing Mindfulness For Your Body
Dr. Leah Katsos PT, DPT joins Dr. Michelle Collie in a conversation about the importance of mindfulness for your body. They'll also talk about how simply reorganizing your home office can decrease your back pain!
36 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
Brighter Days Through Better Movement - Dr. Curt Beckwith - The Daily Fight Against Falls | An Infectious Disease Doctor's Perspective on Post-COVID Syndrome
In this special edition of Brighter Days Through Better Movement, Dr. Curt Beckwith of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and The Miriam Hospital shares his insight on Post-Covid Syndrome and why some people are experiencing “Long Covid.” As an Infectious Disease doctor, he explains the importance of being vaccinated and answers the big questions about the Covid vaccine. For more information about the COVID-19 vaccine in Rhode Island, please visit vaccinateri.org
35 minutes | Apr 8, 2021
Brighter Days Through Better Movement | Dr. Andrew Horton aka Big Daddy Horton | The Parent's Guide to Exercising at Home
Dr. Andrew Horton PT, DPT, OCS is bringing his tips and strategies for creating an exercise routine that you can stick to - even with kids at home! We're also giving away a Hyperice Hypersphere Mini! Want more information or to sign up for the giveaway? Visit performanceptri.com/live
32 minutes | Apr 3, 2021
Brighter Days Through Better Movement - Special Edition - Dr. Brett Owens | Supporting Athletes' Return to the Field
Dr. Brett Owens joins Michelle Collie to discuss what it will take athletes both physically and mentally to return to the field this spring.
51 minutes | Apr 1, 2021
Brighter Days Through Better Movement | Dr. Aaron Ulvestad aka Dr. Deadlift | Taking Your Strength Training to the Next Level
Want to learn how you can take your strength training to the next level?
32 minutes | Mar 25, 2021
Brighter Days Through Better Movement | Dr. Lindsey Arcand | Keys to Managing Stress & Making Strength Training Accessible for You
How are you managing the stress that came from this past year?
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