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Episodes

Move Forward Radio Has Moved

7/26/2017
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Attention: Our podcast, “Move Forward Radio,” has moved! To keep listening, go to the iTunes store and search “Move Forward Radio,” where you’ll find an update feed with all previous episodes, or visit MoveForwardPT.com.

Duration: 00:00:36


Cancer-Related Fatigue and Physical Therapy

6/15/2017
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June 15, 2017: The fatigue felt by people with cancer is so common that it has a name. Cancer-related fatigue isn’t unique to 1 type of cancer or cancer treatment, and it can occur even after treatment is complete. When cancer-related fatigue strikes, it’s often extremely debilitating, significantly impacting quality of life, and creating a level of fatigue that rest alone cannot address. Although it might seem counterintuitive, one of the most effective ways to manage cancer-related...

Duration: 00:18:41


Rheumatoid Arthritis and Physical Therapy

5/31/2017
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May 31, 2017: Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes joint inflammation and pain. Unlike osteoarthritis, which is the result of wear and tear on a specific joint, the effects of rheumatoid arthritis can be felt across a person’s entire body. In this episode of Move Forward Radio, a physical therapist discusses what we know about rheumatoid arthritis, which affects approximately 1% of Americans, and how to effectively manage its effects. Read more about rheumatoid...

Duration: 00:24:45


Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee

5/11/2017
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May 11, 2017: Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that affects somewhere between 27 million and 30 million Americans. It’s a chronic condition that can cause pain and stiffness. Osteoarthritis can make movement difficult, and yet one of the best ways to manage osteoarthritis is to move. In this episode of Move Forward Radio, we’ll talk about hip and knee osteoarthritis with physical therapist Mary Ann Wilmarth, who doesn’t just treat people with the condition, but lives with it...

Duration: 00:35:41


Collaborative Care and Physical Therapy

4/13/2017
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April 13, 2017: As the team physician for the Washington Nationals and Washington Redskins, Dr Robin West knows what good teamwork looks like—and not just on the field of play. To make sure that Nationals and Redskins players return from injury and avoid it in the first place, she constantly collaborates with other members of the health care team, including physical therapists, athletic trainers, surgeons, and more. In this episode of Move Forward Radio, Dr West describes her own...

Duration: 00:21:01


Living with Cerebral Palsy

3/9/2017
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March 10, 2017: Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common motor disability in childhood. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year about 10,000 babies born in the United States will develop cerebral palsy. CP is incurable and permanent, but it isn’t life threatening or progressive. It is incredibly unique to each individual. Some may be able to walk, while others cannot. Some have significant intellectual disabilities, and others are not affected in the same way....

Duration: 00:24:44


Running Mechanics and Physical Therapy

2/9/2017
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February 9, 2017: A recent New York Times article “How to Run Like a Girl,” explored the differences between women and men who run. Running mechanics is a new area of research. Much is still unknown, but this much is clear: women and men do tend to run differently. One of the experts featured in the story is physical therapist Blaise Williams, PT, PhD, who studies running mechanics at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). In this episode of Move Forward Radio, Williams discusses how...

Duration: 00:27:33


Bed-Ridden Teen Overcomes Chronic Pain With Physical Therapy

1/26/2017
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January 26, 2017: When Elizabeth first walked into the Mayo Clinic’s Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Center and saw someone faint right in front of her, she knew that she was in the right place. At this point Elizabeth had been struggling with chronic pain and a condition called postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, or POTS, for several years. Her symptoms included migraine headaches, vision and hearing problems, and fainting also became a daily occurrence for her. Her symptoms were so...

Duration: 00:13:16


Country Music's Clay Walker Discusses Living a Full Life with Multiple Sclerosis

1/12/2017
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January 12, 2017: In 1993, Clay Walker’s music career was taking off with his debut, “What’s It To You,” at the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. He followed it up the next year with his single “Live Until I Die.” But in 1996, his future seemed to darken when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is a chronic disease of the central nervous system. It affects approximately 2.5 million people worldwide, but the symptoms are unpredictable...

Duration: 00:24:03


Gabby Reece Chooses Physical Therapy, Not Opioids, After Knee Replacement

12/19/2016
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December 19, 2016: What you might know about Gabrielle “Gabby” Reece is that she is a former professional beach volleyball player, a TV personality, a New York Times bestselling author, a model, and a fitness advocate. She embodies what it means to live a full and active life. What you might not know about Gabby is that she has an artificial knee. In April 2016, after many years of living with the pain from an arthritic knee, Gabby underwent knee replacement surgery. Since then, Gabby has...

Duration: 00:31:22


Success Story: How a Triathlete, Who is Legally Blind, Stays Healthy

12/8/2016
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December 8, 2016: Charlie Plaskon spent most of his life thinking that recreational running was a foolish way to exercise. That’s why he didn’t actually try it until he retired at the age of 55. Quickly, his opinion began to change. Not quite 2 decades later, Charlie has completed more than 50 full 26.2 marathons and 8 full Ironman triathlons. And despite meniscal tears in both knees, multiple hernias, a rotator cuff tear, and a back injury that left him unable to walk, the now 73-year-old...

Duration: 00:19:27


College Student Controls Pain, and Avoids Opioids with Physical Therapy

11/22/2016
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September 15, 2016: Margaret’s experience with pain started with an accident when she was stepped on by a horse. She didn’t suffer any broken bones, but the pain didn’t go away. It was thought that it was a bunion, so she had surgery. But the pain continued. Eventually, Margaret was diagnosed with complex regional pain disorder. She began extensive physical therapy to simply help her get over her fear of putting weight on her foot, and then to begin walking. Today, her therapy is ongoing,...

Duration: 00:12:42


Physical Therapist Helps Performers Stay on Stage

10/24/2016
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October 24, 2016: Broadway productions, such as the currently touring sensation Hamilton, provide audience members a memory that could last a lifetime. But for the cast and crew, that performance will be one of many in a packed schedule of rigorous routine. Beyond the music and lyrics, there is a lot of action in each show: dance numbers, costume changes, stage changes, and stunts. Behind any show like that, someone has to keep the human machinery moving. In this episode of Move Forward...

Duration: 00:18:37


Cleveland Clinic Program Looks to Change First-Option for Pain

10/6/2016
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October 5, 2016: The American health care system is currently grappling with how to safely prescribe opioids, a group of drugs that can be key to the successful treatment of severe acute pain, but that can be dangerous, even deadly, when used long-term for the treatment of chronic pain. In an August 17 article for TIME Magazine, Dr Andre Machado, chairman of the Neurological Institute and the Charles and Christine Carroll Family Endowed of the Cleveland Clinic, compared prescription...

Duration: 00:21:01


Success Story: A Young Woman's Journey With Complex Regional Pain Disorder

9/15/2016
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September 15, 2016: Margaret’s experience with pain started with an accident when she was stepped on by a horse. She didn’t suffer any broken bones, but the pain didn’t go away. It was thought that it was a bunion, so she had surgery. But the pain continued. Eventually, Margaret was diagnosed with complex regional pain disorder. She began extensive physical therapy to simply help her get over her fear of putting weight on her foot, and then to begin walking. Today, her therapy is ongoing,...

Duration: 00:11:05


Success Story: An Art Teacher's Journey to a Pain Free Life

9/1/2016
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September 1, 2016: Joanne was enjoying her life as an art teacher when she started experiencing hip pain. The pain increasingly intensified, making it hard to stand or walk. The pain ultimately forced her into retirement. She began to accept the pain, and loss of mobility and quality of life as a normal side effect of aging. But when Joanne was set on a path, including hip replacement surgeries and physical therapy, she launched a personal mission to regain what pain had taken from her. In...

Duration: 00:18:28


Tips for Track and Field Athletes

8/23/2016
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August 23, 2016: The 2016 Olympic Games showcased a week's worth of Track and Field, the single sport, that with it's wide variety of events, may be exemplify the Olympic motto "Citius, Altius, Forius" - "Faster, Higher, Stronger." How do elite athletes get faster, higher, and stronger? With a smart training program that seeks to maximize performance and minimize injury. That’s the kind of program that physical therapist Shannon Singletary oversees at Ole Miss, where he directs the Health...

Duration: 00:34:58


Success Story:Physical Therapy Gives Woman Active Life After Chronic Pelvic Pain

7/29/2016
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July 29, 2016: Erin Jackson's pelvic pain - a mysterious, stabbing pain that felt both internal and external, plagued her for over a decade. She endured it through college and law school, but it was alwasy there, preventing her from having an active life. She saw multiple health care providers in multiple states. She was prescribed multiple medication, none of which worked. And it made her pain worse. After moving states to seek better health care treatment, Erin began working with a...

Duration: 00:16:24


Success Story: Shot by a Sniper in Iraq, A Wounded Warrior Inspires Others

4/7/2016
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April 7, 2015: In 2007, 20-year-old David was stationed in Iraq when a sniper shot him in the legs. With two bullet wounds and many eventual surgeries, David wondered if he would ever walk again. He was depressed and pessimistic about his recovery. And he was scared at the thought of putting weight on his injured limbs. But that’s when David met some physical therapists who told him that his chance of recovery was good and made him believe again. In this episode of Move Forward Radio,...

Duration: 00:12:32


Fibromyalgia and Physical Therapy

3/3/2016
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March 3, 2016: Affecting an estimated 5 million adults, 80-90% of them woman, fibromyalgia is a condition whose symptoms include widespread pain and fatigue. Difficult to diagnose, fibromyalgia is also a condition without a cure. Its various symptoms can be treated with components such as education and exercise. In this episode of Move Forward Radio, a physical therapist discusses the diagnosis, treatment, and management of fibromyalgia. Download the podcast on iTunes. Read more about...

Duration: 00:20:34

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