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The ATC/ PT Team

by Rebecca Lowe September 4, 2015

There are practitioners with both of these designations, but it seems to be rare.  Some physical therapists have pursued specialty in fitness and weight training and utilize their PT in this setting.  I do not.  I love my specialty of OMPT; I love working with the specific mechanics;  I love being able to transition someone […]

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The Patient/ PT Team #5 Yoga and OMPT

by Rebecca Lowe August 24, 2015

Meet Mary Irby, White Crow Yoga Mary is an amazing team member.  It has been such a pleasure to work with her and I have learned from her.  She has introduced me to the different types of yoga, which I am now a bit obsessed with.  I had only a vague idea of the wealth […]

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Nashville and Creativity – Better Together

by Rebecca Lowe August 22, 2015

Nashville is known as Music City, but it could also be called Creative City. What happens when you bring an extraordinary number of musicians, singers, and song-writers; not to mention, play writers, screen writers, visual artists, performing artists, and now film directors and crews into one city?  Really.           What do you think happens? The entire […]

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The Story of 2 PTs: Choosing Business or Passion?

by Rebecca Lowe August 17, 2015

Part 1.       Paths diverge… Paths converge In the beginning, there were 2 PTs.  Billy and Rebecca.  They were 3 and 4 years out of PT school.  Rebecca had been exposed to NAIOMT and OMPT (Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy) within 6 months of graduating from PT school and had spent the previous 3 ½ years […]

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The Patient/ PT Team #4

by Rebecca Lowe August 13, 2015

Zander and I as a team, are a great example of how the patient/ PT team can work together.  Most of my patients are actually great examples. But, in this example with Zander, I want to highlight 3 very important things that happened that could have resulted in a very different story had it not […]

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The PT Patient/ PT Team #3

by Rebecca Lowe August 11, 2015

Leah Sawyer and I are a great team!  I am going to let her tell most of her story, but I can say that for me this has been one of the most enjoyable teams I have been on.  For some reason, we as PTs can be difficult patients.  Is it because we think we […]

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The Patient/ PT Team #2

by Rebecca Lowe August 3, 2015

I have to brag about a patient.  He came to me a few months ago with neck and shoulder pain.  His neck pain cleared up fairly quickly and he has learned AND PERFORMS the techniques that help keep his spine moving and feeling better.  That is something to be proud of.  How many of us […]

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Anatomy and Clinical Experience for PT Students – Spotlight on Drs Charles and Lawrence

by Rebecca Lowe July 28, 2015

Last month I was invited by Derek Charles to come join he and Kevin Lawrence for one of Tennessee State University’s anatomy labs for first year PT students.  And here are some observations that made me think of how combinations of different things are better together: Firstly, Drs. Charles and Lawrence are a good pair.  […]

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NAIOMT and CEO Brett Windsor – Better Together

by Rebecca Lowe May 7, 2014

     NAIOMT courses, certification, and fellowship required me to think as nothing I’d experienced before.  It was more than just memorizing and protocols and cookie-cutter techniques.  Learning basic anatomy and biomechanics was the beginning, but then higher reasoning was demanded to think through applications of the techniques particularly in advanced cases.  Because NAIOMT has multiple […]

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The Patient/ PT Team #1

by Rebecca Lowe May 5, 2014

Interview with Rebecca Lowe PT and Rob Allison, client/patient. The patient/PT team:  I believe that I am just a part of a patient’s team.  I bring some strengths/skills to the team, but so do they.  Each person has, at the minimum, their own experience that they bring to the assessment and treatments.  But each person […]

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