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Faculty Webinar: How to Build apps for Deep Learning in Physical Therapy Education

Curious about how to build apps? Why should you or should not do it?
Have ideas about apps that need to be built?

Join Dr. Michael Wong, Founder of PhysioU and Associate Professor, in a short webinar discussing, "How to Build apps for Deep Learning in Physical Therapy Education"

1. Shift in consumer behavior to Mobile computing

2. Shark tank style 6 questions to ask yourself about building apps

3. Who is your target population self study results

4. App building conceptual frame work

5. The problem: Case Example of Orthopaedics Class and App development

6. Building apps about human movement

7. Developing mock ups are critical! Child Development app and Dance screening app sample

8. How to generate app content and get the programming done

9. Game development for clinical reasoning


Many PT schools are using PhysioU as the required learning tool and  beta testing in the classroom. Our top-rated clinical reasoning apps are making a huge impact on thousands of students. 

PTA Faculty webinar: Building Bridges Across the curriculum - Apps, Games and the Kitchen Sink

We have recently hosted a live webinar with a group PTA  faculty to address some of the common faculty challenges and how to build bridges with PhysioU apps. Hope you enjoy these videos!

Building Bridges with PhysioU Apps

Many PT/PTA schools are using PhysioU as the required learning tool and  beta testing in the classroom. Our top-rated clinical reasoning apps are making a huge impact on thousands of students. 

PT Faculty webinar: Building Bridges Across the PT curriculum - Apps, Games and the Kitchen Sink

We have recently hosted a live webinar with a group Physical Therapy faculty to address some of the common faculty challenges and how to build bridges with PhysioU apps. Hope you enjoy these videos!

Video 1: Common Faculty Challenges

Video 2: Building Bridges with PhysioU Apps

Many PT schools are using PhysioU as the required learning tool and  beta testing in the classroom. Our top-rated clinical reasoning apps are making a huge impact on thousands of students. 

Ankle Sprains Part I:  Causes, Symptoms, and Phase 1 of Rehab

Football player and Cross Country runner with grade III  ankle sprains

Football player and Cross Country runner with grade III  ankle sprains

The infamous ankle sprain!  In general, ankle injuries make up about 17% of all running injuries, half of these account for lateral ankle sprains. For the most part a large number of people experience them, and aside from icing and resting the first few days, many of your future patients will not know what to expect or do.

This Part 1 post will help provide some acute guidance on what an ankle sprain is, its different categories, symptoms, and phase 1 of rehab.

 

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Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome: What Is it?

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Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) also commonly knows as “shin splints” and as medial tibial traction periostisis is a very common overuse injury.  With MTSS the athlete presents with pain  along middle or lower half of the posteriormedial border of the tibia during loading activities such as running, walking, and jumping (2,3,4). Shin splints make up 60% of all lower leg injuries in all athletes,  4% to 20% in military personnel,  and 9.5% specifically to runners (5).  Garnock et al, explained that MTSS recovery times can range anywhere from 4 weeks up until 18 weeks with a reoccurrence rate of 20-30x in those individuals who with a history of MTSS compared to those without a history (4).

Unfortunately, for those athletes experiencing this injury ceasing training to is recommended especially if their pain surpasses a level 4 on a 10 point pains scale (5). For many years now, researchers and clinicians have attempted to find a definitive cause to MTSS as well as the best course of treatment but have fallen short.

 

Continue reading this post to find out what shin splints are, and what  the top risk factors