PT Profile: Dr. Gene Shirokobrod

Warm welcome to Dr. Gene Shirokobrod of Updoc Media’s Therapy Insiders to our PT Profile series! Dr. Shirokobrod is an avid proponent of multifaceted physical therapy, which includes manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular retraining and movement analysis. He graduated from University of Maryland School of Medicine-Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, completed his undergraduate studies at McDaniel… Continue reading PT Profile: Dr. Gene Shirokobrod

One Goal, Two Different Ways to Get There

There is a skit by comedian Michael McIntyre where he describes the difference between people leaving the house – those with kids and those without kids. Those without kids decide to leave the house and just get up put on their coats and walk out the door. And for those with kids it is about… Continue reading One Goal, Two Different Ways to Get There

Why North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy? Why NASHVILLE? Why NOW?

Why pursue training and mentorship with The North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT)? Here are three reasons: 1. Clinical Reasoning NAIOMT is known for its clinical reasoning. Manual therapy has come to be known to some only as a term used for a group of techniques/ mobilizations/ manipulations. This should not be true. It… Continue reading Why North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy? Why NASHVILLE? Why NOW?

This is One of The Most Overlooked Skills By PTs

Today NAIOMT faculty Stacy Soappman, PT, DSc, COMT, FAAOMPT weighs in on one of the most overlooked skills by PTs. Watch the video or read the transcript below filled with valuable insights about developing skills and experience over time, and the immense value of mentorship for a physical therapist. I think one of the most overlooked skills… Continue reading This is One of The Most Overlooked Skills By PTs

Better Together: The Mentor – Mentee Relationship

In our field, mentorship matters. I have had the ENORMOUS privilege and honor to work with mentors in my OMPT practice and other areas of my life. Gail Molloy and Jim Meadows have been constant relationships, and they are two mentors that I look up to and still ask questions of. The two of them… Continue reading Better Together: The Mentor – Mentee Relationship