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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. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. Tyler currently is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Wingate University in Charlotte, NC. He volunteers on the Public Relations Board and is the Section Historian for the Orthopaedic Section of the APTA.

Twitter: @tylershultz


2017 House of Delegates Preview: Lifecycle of a Motion

This is post 1 of 11 in the series “2017 House of Delegates Preview” PT Think Tank is proud to announce that over the coming weeks leading up to the NEXT Conference and the annual House of Delegates meeting, we will be covering…


CSM Inside the Numbers

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…


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…


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…


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…