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Dr. Mike Pascoe 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 is a closet voice-over specialist and a prolific social media contributor.

Jun
10

Physical Therapy: Technology Update

This is my presentation given at Evidence In Motion's Manipalooza 2013 Symposium held in Aurora, CO. http://manipalooza.com I was traveling at the time but the organizers graciously allowed me to submit my talk as a recorded video. Therefore, you will be experiencing the…

Jan
21

#CSM2013

#CSM2013 is here! PT Think Tank and it’s contributors are all in attendance. We plan to provide highlights, quick summaries of sessions, and other insights right here on PT Think Tank as well as through the conference hashtag #CSM2013. If you are tweeting…

Dec
23

Official CSM 2013 iOS App Available

CSM 2013 is quickly approaching, is your itinerary planned? (I know you’ve been networking before the conference) Here in time to help is the APTA CSM 2013 App. Basically, the app contains most of the information about the schedule, speakers, exhibitors, venues, and…

Nov
30

#DPTStudent Tweetchat Analytics

The inaugural #DPTStudent tweetchat took place this past Wednesday, Nov 28. It was a huge success! How do you measure success? With these analytics of course, taken from the hour that the chat occurred: 66 twitter accounts participated Most of these accounts were that of…

Nov
20

Twitter for Students of Physical Therapy

Stay tuned for the first ever #DPTStudent Tweetchat. Hosted by @LaurenSPT, it’ll take place on Nov 28th. Topic: Why PT?

Oct
1

#IFOMPT12 – Day 1 Summary

Bonjour! Just sitting lying here in the hotel room reflecting on an excellent day of programming. I was able to attend and live blog from these seven sessions, take home messages summarized here: “Management of cervical spine disorders: Where to now?” by Gwen Jull…

Sep
23

#IFOMPT12, here we come!

Quebec City Aerial | flickr user Andos_pics

Bonjour! The International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT <- say it, it’s fun!) will be happening very soon (Oct 1-5) in Quebec City, Canada. Specific details on the Conference Website. The conference will showcase some of the most up-to-date information by…

Jun
8

Thought of the Week: The Garden of Your Mind

The following video was posted by PBS yesterday. Turn up the volume, click play, and enjoy: Amazing. This video struck a nerve with me instantaneously. I was a young boy at the peak of popularity of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood in the late 1980s…

Feb
22

CSM 2012 | The Pauline Cerasoli Lecture

Being an educator of PTs, I always look forward to the Pauline Cerasoli Lecture. I had planned to relay the action through live blogging, but lack of free WiFi or 3G coverage left me in the digital dark. I did manage to take…

Oct
29

AAOMPT 2011 | Anaheim, CA

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