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NPTE Clinical Files

Dec 12, 2018

Francine presents with a history of falls and suspected blurred vision. The patient's past medical history is remarkable for several other significant conditions.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining which medication is the most likely contributor to the patient's falls and symptomology.

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Dec 5, 2018

Monte presents with a recent MCA stroke and upper extremity spasticity. The patient demonstrates movement out of synergy, however, is having difficulty completing functional patterns.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining which intervention (PNF) is the MOST effective to treat the...


Nov 28, 2018

Haddie is a child who would like to try out for gymnastics. During her physical screening, she is found to have some spinal/trunk abnormalities.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining what is the MOST likely cause of the patient's observed spinal abnormality. 

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Nov 21, 2018

Nate is a physical therapist evaluating a patient in the acute care setting. The patient is found to have some cardiac arrhythmias on their EKG prior to exercise.  

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the importance of the several accompanying co-morbidities while interpreting the available EKG...


Nov 14, 2018

Saphie is being seen post-MVA for neck and mid-thoracic pain. The patient has a history of primary hyperparathyroidism. 

The physical therapist is challenged with determining what precautions are the MOST important when treating this patient. 

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