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NPTE Clinical Files


Feb 16, 2018

This first episode of The NPTE Clinical Files focuses on a patient named, Betty, who fell from her bed three weeks ago. 

Unfortunately, she sustained a closed proximal humeral fracture and is now presenting to physical therapy for rehabilitation. 

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the primary impairments in this stage of healing along with selecting a safe intervention to address this impairment.

Several factors should be considered when treating a fracture...

Are you familiar with the indications, precautions, and contraindications related to the treatment of a proximal humeral fracture? 

Listen to this podcast as Dr. Rice explains Betty's story and how physical therapy should be handled at three weeks out. 

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