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NPTE Clinical Files

Jul 17, 2019

Beniah is a 16-year-old baseball pitcher with persistent right shoulder pain. 

The physical therapist is challenged with determining which special test will confirm the presence of the suspected condition. 

How well do you know your shoulder special tests? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about...


Jul 10, 2019

Paul is a patient with a 4-year history of ALS and has been having recurrent respiratory infections  

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the proper treatment to facilitate lung clearance. 

How well do you know your pulmonary interventions? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about...


Jul 3, 2019

Adriana has a past medical history of multiple sclerosis and blurred vision and is undergoing cranial nerve testing. 

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the potential reason for an abnormal cranial nerve test finding. 

How well do you know your cranial nerve tests? Let's test your knowledge in this...


Jun 26, 2019

Danica is treating a patient post MVA with lower back pain.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the treatment area to ensure proper therapeutic dosing. 

How well do you know ultrasound principles? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about therapeutic ultrasound.

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Jun 19, 2019

Berlin is being treated in the hospital for hypokalemia. The patient presents with impaired blood gases. 

The physical therapist is challenged with analyzing a set of blood gases, determining the condition, and anticipating the expected findings.  

How well do you know your blood gases? Let's test your knowledge in this...