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NPTE Clinical Files

May 29, 2019

Sandra is reviewing a patient's medical record who has a history of hypercortisolism and persistent weight gain. 

The physical therapist is challenged with anticipating the potential findings in the patient's medical record. 

How well do you know your endocrine gland dysfunctions? Let's test your knowledge in this...


May 22, 2019

Ben presents with a posterolateral thalamic stroke and pusher's syndrome.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the safest and appropriate intervention to treat this patient during gait training. 

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


May 15, 2019

Sara presents with 5 degrees of femoral torsion and medial knee pain.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining which muscles are the most likely to be weak and lengthened.

How well do you know your femoral torsion and LE biomechanics? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about...


May 8, 2019

Arya is a seasoned athlete is undergoing an auscultatory examination of her heart.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining what heart sounds are normal and abnormal for this patient population. 

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


May 1, 2019

Jenn presents with a referral for physical therapy to evaluate and treat bilateral vestibular hypofunction.   

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the most effective intervention to address the patient's condition.

How well do you know vestibular rehabilitation interventions and their indications?...