PT Therapy Fix Content by Month

January 2022
  • Therapy Resources: 
    • Simple Wound Care Instruction Sheet
    • Flexor Tendon Glides Instruction Sheet
    • Typical Synergy Patterns
    • Understanding Hoehn and Yahr
    • Evidence Based Outcomes for CVA
    • Article Snapshots
      • Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Self-Management Exercise Intervention on Wound Healing, Functional Ability and Health-Related Quality of Life Outcomes in Adults With Venous Leg Ulcers: A Randomised Controlled Trial (2016)
      • Validity and Responsiveness of the Visual Vertigo Analogue Scale (2019)
    December 2021
    • Therapy Resources: 
      • Lateral Ankle Sprains: What to Expect
      • Ankle Sprain Diagnostic Resource
      • Lateral Ankle Sprain: Home Exercise Program For Acute Phase
      • Wheelchair Fitting Measurement Form
      • Wheelchair Fitting Considerations
      • Article Snapshots
        • Bracing Superior to Neuromuscular Training for the Prevention of Self-Reported Recurrent Ankle Sprains: A Three-Arm Randomised Controlled Trial (2014)
        • Development and Results of an Implementation Plan for High-Intensity Gait Training (2021)
      November 2021
      • Therapy Resources: 
        • What is a SLAP Lesion?
        • Common Provocation Tests for the Shoulder With Listed Sensitivity and Specificity
        • Advanced Seated Exercises
        • Normative Vital Signs by Age
        • Ménière Syndrome
        • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
          • Rehabilitation Exercises for Athletes With Biceps Disorders and SLAP Lesions a Continuum of Exercises With Increasing Loads on the Biceps (2014)
          • Diaphragm Pacing and a Model for Respiratory Rehabilitation After Spinal Cord Injury (2021)
        October 2021
        • Therapy Resources:
          • What Is Calcific Tendonitis
          • How To Squat With Good Technique
          • Evidence Based Treatment Strategies for Calcific Tendonitis
          • Instructions for Acute Neck Pain
          • The STARTER Exercise Plan Post Stroke
          • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
            • Gluteus Maximus Activation During Common Strength and Hypertrophy Exercises: A Systematic Review (2020)
            • Physical Activity and Perceived Health in People With Parkinson Disease During the First Wave of Covid-19 Pandemic: A Cross-sectional Study From Sweden (2021)
          September 2021
          • Therapy Resources: 
            • Low-Dye Taping for Plantar Fasciopathy
            • Tendon Needling: Evidence and Summary
            • Phases of Gait and Muscle Activation
            • Basic Lower Extremity Seated Exercises
            • Vestibular Neuritis
            • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
              • A Comparative Study of Treatment Interventions for Patellar Tendinopathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial (2021)
              • Does Exercise Increase Vestibular and Ocular Motor Symptom Detection After Sport-Related Concussion? (2021)
            August 2021
            • Therapy Resources: 
              • Wrist Extensor Compartments Anatomy and Tendinopathy Considerations
              • Sciatic Nerve Glides
              • Temporomandibular Dysfunction and What to Expect
              • Defensible Documentation and Medical Necessity for Physical Therapists
              • Instructions for Acute Low Back Pain
              • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                • Effects of Occlusal Splint Therapy in Patients With Migraine or Tension-Type Headache and Comorbid Temporomandibular Disorder (2019)
                • Central Drive to the Paretic Ankle Plantarflexors Affects the Relationship Between Propulsion and Walking Speed After Stroke (2020)
              July 2021
              • Therapy Resources: 
                • Loading Guidelines for the Intervertebral Disc
                • What is Occipital Neuralgia?
                • Identifying Trendelenburg Gait
                • Gluteus Medius Exercises
                • Basilar Stroke
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Move It or Lose It? The Effect of Early Active Movement on Clinical Outcomes Following Rotator Cuff Repair: A Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis (2021)
                  • Once-Daily Incremental Vestibular-Ocular Reflex Adaptation Training in Patients With Chronic Peripheral Vestibular Hypofunction: A 1-Week Randomized Controlled Study (2021)

                June 2021

                • The DN4 for Evaluating Neuropathic Pain: Interpretation and Implications for Practice
                • Why Your Home Exercise Program Matters and How To Get the Most Out of It
                • Descending Spinal Cord Tracts
                • Banded Mobility Activities
                • Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Barriers to Home-Based Exercise Program Adherence With Chronic Low Back Pain: Patient Expectations Regarding New Technologies (2016)
                  • 8% Capsaicin Patch in Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathic Pain (2020)

                May 2021

                • Peripheral Nerve Entrapments of the Tibial and Peroneal Nerves
                • Strength Training Recommendations After Stroke
                • Evidence-Based Stretching with Dosage Guidelines
                • Signs and Symptoms of MCA stroke
                • Gait Patterns
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Strength Training for Skeletal Muscle Endurance After Stroke (2017)
                  • Agreement Between Physical Therapists in Diagnosing Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (2021)

                April 2021

                • A Continuum of Traumatic Brain Injury Outcome Measures for Walking
                • Post-operative Rehabilitation Guidelines for Lumbar Surgery
                • Scaption Raise Endurance Exercise for Subacromial Pain Syndrome
                • What Is a Multiple Sclerosis Attack, What To Expect and What To Do About It
                • Isometrics for Rheumatoid Arthritis
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Cognitive-Behavioral-Based Physical Therapy for Patients With Chronic Pain Undergoing Lumbar Spine Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial (2016)
                  • Long-Term Follow-Up of Use of Therapy Services for Patients With Moderate-to-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (2020)

                March 2021

                • Maintenance Therapy: What is it and how do you justify it in documentation
                • Frozen Shoulder: Now What?
                • Patellar Tendinopathy Loading Resource
                • Peripheral Radial Nerve Entrapments- Diagnostic Resource for Clinicians
                • Scalene Muscle Activities
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Effectiveness of Progressive Tendon-Loading Exercise Therapy in Patients with Patellar Tendinopathy: a Randomised Clinical Trial (2021)
                  • Day-to-Day Variability of Walking Performance Measures in Individuals Post Stroke and Individuals With Parkinson Disease (2020)

                February 2021

                • Typical Lab Value Ranges
                • Deep Neck Flexor Strengthening
                • Navigating Stairs With an Assistive Device
                • What is Cardiovascular Disease?
                • Strategies to Limit Edema at Home
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Clinical Effects of Deep Cervical Flexor Muscle Activation in Patients with Chronic Neck Pain (2016)
                  • Turning Toward Monitoring of Gaze Stability Exercises: The Utility of Wearable Sensors (2020)

                January 2021

                • Precautions and Contraindications to Spinal Manual Therapy
                • Sahrmann’s Lower Abdominal Exercises
                • Setting up a Pain Free Work Station + Checklist
                • Migraine - How Therapy Can Help
                • Typical Musculoskeletal Tissue Healing Time Frames
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Effects of Different Endurance Exercise Modalities on Migraine Days and Cerebrovascular Health in Episodic Migraineurs: A Randomized Controlled Trial (2018)
                  • Abdominal Muscle Activation: An EMG Study of the Sahrmann Five-Level Core Stability Test (2020)

                December 2020

                • Stiffness After Total Knee Replacement: What to Expect
                • Lumbar Radiculopathy Typical Presentations by Level
                • How to Stop Freezing with Parkinson's
                • Using the Dapre Protocol to Increase Strength
                • Grated Motor Imagery 
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • The Effectiveness of Mechanical Traction Among Subgroups of Patients With Low Back Pain and Leg Pain: A Randomized Trial (2016)
                  • A Controlled Trial of Weight-bearing Versus Non-Weight Bearing Exercises for Patellofemoral Pain (2007)

                November 2020

                • How Does Manual Therapy Reduce Pain?
                • Transtibial Residual Limb Wrapping
                • Typical Cervical Radiculopathy Presentations
                • Drop Foot
                • Submaximal Aerobic Capacity Assessments For Clinical Settings
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • High-Intensity Interval Training Versus Moderate-Intensity Continuous Training Within Cardiac Rehabilitation
                  • Slip-Fall Predictors in Community-Dwelling, Ambulatory Stroke Survivors: A Cross-sectional Study

                October 2020

                • Directional Preference Sample Progressions for Low Back Pain with Radiating Pain
                • How Physical Therapy Can Help Those With Rheumatoid Arthritis
                • Start Back Screening Tool Interpretation Guidelines for Clinicians
                • Common Neurologic Medications
                • Manual Muscle Testing with a Handheld Dynamometer
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Assessment of isometric muscle strength and rate of torque development with hand-held dynamometry: Test-retest reliability and relationship with gait velocity after stroke
                  • Effects of Aerobic and Resistance Exercise in Older Adults With Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

                September 2020

                • Blood Flow Restriction Training: Brief Overview and Dosing Guidelines
                • Fitting your Bike
                • Blood Flow Restriction Training Preparticipation Screen
                • Common Cardiopulmonary Medications
                • Common Contraindication and Precautions
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Proximal, Distal, and Contralateral Effects of Blood Flow Restriction Training on the Lower Extremities: A Randomized Controlled Trial
                  • Enriched, Task-Specific Therapy in the Chronic Phase After Stroke: An Exploratory Study

                August 2020

                • Back Pain
                  • Handout: Reducing the Risk of Future Back Pain
                  • Spinal Pathology Questionnaire
                  • Cauda Equina Syndrome: Quick Examination Checklist for Clinicians
                • Ankylosing Spondylitis
                  • Ankylosing Spondylitis: Now What?
                  • Inspiratory Muscle Training for Ankylosing Spondylitis
                  • Clinical Signs of Ankylosing Spondylitis: Resource for Clinicians
                • Foot Care
                  • Handout: Charcot Foot
                  • Foot Care
                  • The Neurologic Foot Examination
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Influence of timing of surgery on Cauda equina syndrome: Outcomes at a national spinal centre
                  • The effectiveness of exergames in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a randomized controlled trial
                  • Treatment of Charcot Neuroarthropathy and osteomyelitis of the same foot: a retrospective cohort study

                July 2020

                • Achilles Tendinopathy
                  • Achilles Tendon Pain: Answers to Common Questions
                  • Evidence Based Exercise Sample Progression for Achilles Tendinopathy
                  • Understanding Tendinopathy Load Management: Resource for Clinicians
                • Peripheral Artery Disease
                  • Peripheral Artery Disease
                  • Walking with Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
                  • Calculating Ankle Brachial Index or ABI
                • Caregiver Fatigue
                  • Recognizing Caregiver Fatigue
                  • Managing Caregiver Fatigue
                  • Caregiver Resources
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Clinical risk factors for Achilles tendinopathy: A systematic review
                  • Moderate-pain versus pain free exercise, walking capacity, and cardiovascular health in patients with peripheral artery disease
                  • Physical and mental health effects of family caregiving

                June 2020

                • Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)
                  • Pain around the Kneecap: What to Expect
                  • Home Quadriceps Strengthening For Pain Around the Kneecap
                  • Examination and Classification of Patellofemoral Syndrome for Clinicians
                • Pain and recovery
                  • How Much is Enough? Rehabilitative Resistance Training Common Questions
                  • Velocity Based Training: Brief Guide for Clinicians
                  • Repetitions in Reserve Scale for Resistance Training
                • Shoulder pain and spinal cord injury
                  • STOMPs protocol
                  • Shoulder Pain After Spinal Cord Injury
                  • Avoiding Painful Shoulders After Spinal Cord Injury
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Does foot mobility affect the outcome in the management of patellofemoral pain with foot orthoses versus hip exercises? A randomised clinical trial
                  • Velocity Loss as a Critical Variable Determining the Adaptations to Strength Training
                  • Strengthening and Optimal Movement for Painful Shoulders (STOMPS) in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial

                May 2020

                • Pressure Sores
                  • Understanding Pressure Sores
                  • Prevention of Pressure Sores
                  • Staging Pressure Sores
                • Carpal Tunnel
                  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What to Expect
                  • Conservative Management for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
                  • Carpal Tunnel Diagnostic Guide for Clinicians
                • Cystic Fibrosis
                  • What is Cystic Fibrosis
                  • Home and Clinic Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis
                  • Positions for Percussions and Postural Drainage
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • The Relationship between Nerve Conduction Study and Clinical Grading of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
                  • Airway clearance techniques for cystic fibrosis: an overview of Cochrane systematic reviews
                  • Preventive interventions for pressure ulcers in long-term older people care facilities: A systematic review

                April 2020

                • Neuro Materials
                  • PREP2 Algorithm
                  • Interventions based on Scores in the PREP or PREP2 algorithm
                  • SAFE assessment
                • Ortho Materials
                  • Shin Splints: What to Expect
                  • Tape Guide for Shin Splints
                  • Lower Leg Pain- Differential Diagnosis for Clinicians
                • Clinical Materials
                  • The Role of Exercise in Losing Weight and Workout Recommendations
                  • Dietary Resource List for People Wanting to Lose Weight and Improve Health
                  • Supplements for Joint Pain and Healing: Summary of Evidence for Physical Therapists
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Run Clever – No difference in risk of injury when comparing progression in running volume and running intensity in recreational runners: A randomised trial
                  • A systematic review and meta-analysis of nutrition interventions for chronic noncancer pain
                  • Prep2: A biomarker-based algorithm for predicting upper limb function after stroke

                March 2020

                • Neuro Materials
                  • What is Guillain-Barré Syndrome?
                  • Intervention Considerations for Guillain-Barré Syndrome
                  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome: Now What?
                • Ortho Materials
                  • Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome: what to expect
                  • Lateral Plank Progression for Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome
                  • Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome Diagnostic Criteria and Screening Guidelines for Clinicians
                • Clinical Materials
                  • Vascular Claudication: What to Expect
                  • Exercise Protocol for Vascular Claudication
                  • Examination Techniques for Vascular Claudication
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Physiotherapy as an Initial Treatment Option for Femoroacetabular Impingement: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-analysis of 5 Randomized Controlled Trials
                  • Supervised exercise therapy versus home-based exercise therapy versus walking advice for intermittent claudication
                  • Importance of Intensive and Prolonged Treatment on Guillain-Barre Syndrome Long-term Outcome: A Retrospective Study
                • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Clinical anatomy cards: Hip anatomy
                  • Sticker of the month
                  • Quote postcard of the month

                February 2020

                • Neuro Materials
                  • Handout: Understanding Movement with Parkinson’s Disease
                  • Intervention: Parkinson’s Disease: Home Exercise Tips
                  • Resource: LSVT Big Frequently Asked Questions
                • Ortho Materials
                  • Handout: Meniscus Tears: What to Expect
                  • Intervention: Evidence Based Exercises for Meniscus Tears
                  • Resource: Triage and Classification of Knee Pain with Mobility Deficits for Clinicians
                • Clinical Materials
                  • Handout: Sleep and Pain
                  • Intervention: Graded Exposure Protocol for Persistent Pain
                  • Resource: Nervous System Sensitization: Assessment Strategies for Clinicians
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Comparing Exercise in Parkinson’s Disease – The Berlin LSVT BIG Study (2010)
                  • Can even experienced orthopaedic surgeons predict who will benefit from surgery when patients present with degenerative meniscal tears? A survey of 194 orthopaedic surgeons who made 3880 predictions (2019)
                  • Effect of Pain Neuroscience Education Combined With Cognition-Targeted Motor Control Training on Chronic Spinal Pain. A Randomized Clinical Trial (2018)
                • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Clinical anatomy cards: Anatomy of the Knee
                  • Sticker of the month
                  • Quote postcard of the month

                January 2020

                • Neuro Materials
                  • Handout: Bone Mineral Density After Spinal Cord Injury
                  • Intervention: Medical Treatment of Decreased Bone Mineral Density After Spinal Cord Injury
                  • Resource: At Home Guide to Minimizing Bone Loss After Spinal Cord Injury
                • Ortho Materials
                  • Handout: Whiplash Associated Disorders
                  • Intervention: What Interventions Work Best For Whiplash Associated Disorder?
                  • Resource: Triage and Classification of Whiplash Associated Disorder for Clinicians
                • Clinical Materials
                  • Handout: Types of Neuropathy
                  • Intervention: What to Expect with Peripheral Nerve Injury
                  • Resource: Sensory Examination Tool for Physical Therapists
                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Standing Frame and Electrical Stimulation Therapies Partially Preserve Bone Strength in a Rodent Model of Acute Spinal Cord Injury (2013)
                  • The effect of three exercise approaches on health-related quality of life, and factors associated with its improvement in chronic whiplash-associated disorders: analysis of a randomized controlled trial (2018)
                  • Diabetic Gait Is Not Just Slow Gait: Gait
                    Compensations in Diabetic Neuropathy (2019)

                November 2019

                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Rehabilitation Techniques to Maximize Spasticity Management (2011)
                  • Non‐pharmacological Management of Persistent Headaches Associated with Neck Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration (2019)
                  • Exercise and insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis. (2019)
                • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Clinical cards: Nerve Signals via Brain and Spinal Cord
                  • Sticker of the month

                October 2019

                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Vestibular Rehabilitation for Peripheral Vestibular Hypofunction: An Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline (2016)
                  • Comparison of three types of exercise in the treatment of rotator cuff tendinopathy/shoulder impingement syndrome: A randomized controlled trial (2017)
                  •  High‐Intensity Resistance and Impact Training Improves Bone Mineral Density and Physical Function in Postmenopausal Women with Osteopenia and Osteoporosis: The LIFTMOR Randomized Controlled Trial (2017)
                • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Clinical cards: Rotator Cuff
                  • Sticker of the month

                 

                September 2019

                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Training Dual Tasks together or Apart in Parkinson’s Disease: Results From the DUALITY Trial (2017)
                  • Do lifestyle restrictions and precautions prevent dislocation after total hip arthroplasty? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature (2015)
                  • Physical therapy informed by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (PACT) versus usual care physical therapy for adults with chronic low back pain: a randomised controlled trial. (2019)
                • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Clinical cards: Hip and pelvic girdle
                  • Sticker of the month

                 

                August 2019

                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Women’s sexual functioning and sex life after spinal cord injury (2011)
                  • Acute hamstring injuries in Swedish elite football: a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial comparing two rehabilitation protocols (2013)
                  • Tai Chi and Fall Reductions in Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial (2005)
                • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Clinical cards: The nervous system
                  • Sticker of the month

                 

                July 2019

                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • The impact of physical exercise on neuromuscular function in patients with Myasthenia gravis (2018)The effect of NMES on functional status and quality of life after knee arthroplasty (2015)
                  • Effect of number of sprints in an SIT session on change in VO2max: a meta-analysis (2017)
                • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Clinical cards: The nervous system
                  • Sticker of the month

                 

                June 2018

                • Article Snapshots (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Modifications of the Epley (Canalith Repositioning) Maneuver for Posterior Canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) (2012)
                  • High-load strength training improves outcome in patients with plantar fasciitis (2014)
                  • Motivational interviewing in adults with chronic pain (2016)
                • Other Materials (exclusive to Therapy Fix, not for individual purchase)
                  • Clinical cards: Plantar fascia, inner ear
                  • Sticker of the month