Contributors

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Eric Robertson, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

PT Think Tank's founder, Eric is an Assistant Professor at the Regis University in Denver, CO, where he teaching musculoskeletal physical therapy management, differential diagnosis, and pharmacology. He received his physical therapy education from Quinnipiac University and Boston University. He is board certified in orthopaedic physical therapy and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT). Dr. Robertson is a frequent national speaker on leveraging internet technology in health care and evidence-based practice. Eric is also faculty for Evidence in Motion, LLC and an editor for the EIM Musculoskeletal Learning Academy. Eric has authored several web-based continuing education courses for professional associations and several post-professional educational programs. At Regis University, Dr. Robertson researches the link between low back and hip pain as well as the use of instructional technology with physical therapist education. Dr. Robertson has a passion for the use of technology in healthcare and is a frequent national presenter as well as the founder of PTCoop.org, a curated, open-access collection of physical therapy learning resources. He specializes in information management and the use of social media in healthcare. On the personal side, Dr. Robertson enjoys bonsai trees, hanging with his two weimeraners, fast mountain bike decents, the outdoors, and has a penchant for being interested in way too many things at once! Twitter: @Eric Robertson LinkedIn: Eric Robertson

Kyle Ridgeway, PT, DPT

 Kyle is from Mukilteo (north of Seattle), WA. He completed his Bachelors of Arts degree in neuroscience in 2007 at Pomona College in Claremont, CA where he also competed in varsity football. After numerous injuries, including 2 knee surgeries Kyle solidified his commitment to becoming a physical therapist. In 2010, he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Ridgeway has broad clinical interests and experiences ranging from outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation to injury prevention and sports performance. He currently practices at private outpatient clinic, University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) as well as a long term acute care hospital. At UCH he is aiding in research, and treating within the confines of a randomized control trial, pertaining to early physical therapy with patients who are critically ill in the intensive care unit and require mechanical ventilation. He is very interested in leveraging technology and social media in patient care, education, research, and advocacy. Dr. Ridgeway is excited by novel practice settings and practice models for physical therapists as the profession continues to evolve. Dr. Ridgeway is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT). He enjoys playing golf, skiing, downhill mountain biking, and various other outdoor and athletic adventures.

Mike Pascoe, PhD

Mike Pascoe, PhD recently joined the faculty of the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center as a senior instructor of clinical anatomy. He graduated in December 2010 from the University of Colorado Boulder, where he studied age-associated differences in motor unit activity under the direction of Roger Enoka, PhD. He is married to Stephanie Pascoe PT, DPT, OCS, and together they enjoy traveling, snow boarding, and discussing basic research and clinical practice over cups of coffee.