Critical observations of health, science, and the physical therapy profession.

Author Archives

Archive of the posts written by author: Jason Peltier.
Sep
13

The Opioid Crisis: What Former NFL Lineman Jeff Hatch is Doing to Help

Addiction is a disease that disregards an individual’s race, socioeconomic status, and prior achievements. Since 1999, deaths from prescription opioids have more than quadrupled. From 1999-2010, the number of prescription opioids sold to pharmacies, hospitals and doctors’ offices has nearly quadrupled as well.…

Jun
1

RC 7-17: Can Residents and Fellows Afford Not to be APTA Members?

This is post 8 of 11 in the series “2017 House of Delegates Preview” Motion RC 7-17 proposed by the Georgia chapter would support efforts of residency and fellowship programs accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFRE)…