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Dr. Shultz graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 2011, and completed the Clinical Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy at the Massachusetts General Hospital's Institute of Health Professions. Tyler currently practices in a private practice outpatient orthopaedic clinic in Boston. In addition, he is a teaching assistant at MGH Institute of Health Professions for a variety of orthopeadic courses. He volunteers on the Public Relations Board and is the Section Historian for the Orthopaedic Section of the APTA. Twitter: @tylershultz

Mar
1

CSM Inside the Numbers

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If you were at CSM in San Antonio last week, you know this conference was big – in a variety of ways. The APTA touted record attendance levels. The conference was spread out among a huge convention center, with concurrent sessions in two…

Jun
5

Physical Therapy Metrics

With the widespread use of EMR, more and more data is being collected about the way we practice. A recent post on the Four Hour Work Week by Eric Ries, has me thinking about metrics, specifically PT metrics and how they relate to…

Jun
15

Medieval Therapy Techniques?

Do PTs today practice medieval therapy techniques? An ABC affiliate in San Francisco seems to think we use medieval tools, anyway. The technique reported on is the Graston Technique,® an aggressive form of soft tissue mobilization aimed at breaking up adhesions between fascia…

Feb
7

Integrating Tablet Computers Into Your Practice

With Mac releasing the iPad last week, it is time to think about how these new tablet computers that are flooding the market can become a valuable member of your PT team. But to many, abandoning your traditional pen and paper for a…