Defensible Documentation

August 30th, 2009

Defensible Documentation Quick Reference

Following the Patient/Client Management module, patient care should be documented through the episode of care:

Initial Examination


The history of the examination is a collection of information which can be gathered through a patient/client or caregiver interview
Systems Review -
imperative as it assists the physical therapist in determining conditions related and perhaps unrelated to the [...]

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Ginger Ninja’s

August 15th, 2009

My friend’s band who travel to concerts by bicycle and power the show with bicycles!

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Plantar Fascitis

August 13th, 2009

 "I had a severe case of Plantar Fascitis in both feet and was seriously considering surgery, until I met Josh Passmore.  I had this debilitating condition for 7 months and literally could not walk, cook dinner, go shopping, swim (which I love to do) or work. I had tried everything, including other physical therapy, ultrasound, stretching [...]

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Bella Terra in Estero, Florida

July 19th, 2009

Josh Passmore, Physical Therapist, is available for private physical therapy at home, personal training services, and consulting work.  Any interest, please contact him
Josh resides with in Bella Terra in Estero, FL.

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Free Fitness Center Orientation

July 11th, 2009

This thursday at Bella Terra, in Estero, FL;  I will be hosting a free orientation to the equipment within the facility.  It is a pet peave of  mine when people do exercises that could cause them harm.  I will be instructing the safe and correct way to do things.
Thursday, July 16th, 730 pm!

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Peroneal Tendonitis/Tendonosis

June 16th, 2009

A common complaint of pain along the lateral ankle just posterior to the latereal "ankle bone"  is likely caused by peroneal tendonitis/tendonosis.  An additional diagnosis can be bursitis.
Yes, you need to treat the tendon, but don’t ignore the actual muscle belly’s of the tendons and the gastroc/soleus/achilles complex!

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Contract Physical Therapist

June 15th, 2009

I am available for contracted physical therapy work in Lee and Collier counties of Florida.
Outpatient, SNF, and Home Health

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License Renewal

June 2nd, 2009

Please be aware that current Florida physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licenses expire at midnight, Eastern Time, on November 30, 2009.
The Board of Physical Therapy Practice has notified us that it will mail postcards this year, as opposed to renewal reminder notices as it has in the past. The board encourages the renewal [...]

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Adhesive Capsulitis aka Frozen Shoulder

May 1st, 2009

They come in three’s and that it what I have right now.  Three cases of frozen shoulders.  All in the typical demographic but each with different causes.
If you are dealing with this, you basically have a few options:
1) Manipulation under anethesia
2) Physical Therapy
3) Nothing and hope it gets better by itself
In practice, I am seeing [...]

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April 11th, 2009

I am currently exploring the idea of going to California for about 3 months in the summer.  I hope to aquire a contract with an outpatient clinic near the coast.  It would be a great experience to work with new people and new ideas.  If all works outs, this could be something I repeat every [...]

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