THE PTA TAPES... Behind The Scenes of Physical Therapy

THE PTA TAPES... Behind The Scenes of Physical Therapy

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Welcome to THE PTA TAPES… A podcast that goes, behind the scenes of physical therapy 🎥 Talking about physical therapy from a PTA perspective


The Double Doctor F Scott Feil and the future of PTA/PT Eduation
Jun 3 • 18 min
On the last episode from SSPT Live, I talked to F Scott, oneof the guys that helped get The PTA Tapes going. We talked about his podcast, the Healthcare Education Transformation podcast. What his top changes to DPT education programs would be, and his…
Building a rehab center from the ground up: The PTA Perspective
Jun 3 • 25 min
On the 2nd to last episode from SSPT Live, I talked to Ashlea Victor, a PTA who has worked in most if not all the settings and has had multiple stints as a clinic director as well as building a Rehab Department from scratch. We re-visit the “PTAs as…
MOT and DPT; the PT Doodler
Jun 3 • 15 min
In this episode, I spoke w/ Andy Tseng, aka The PT Doodler about his side hustle as an animator for APTA state associations and clinics. He’s also both a DPT and MOT and talks about the differences and similarities between the two.
Body Builder to SPT & CSCS as a requirement for DPTs
Jun 3 • 22 min
On the first interview from SSPT Live, I talked to Susie Lunardi, SPT. A (soon to be) 2nd year DPT student in New York! She talks about how she got into PT and her brief stint as a body builder. What we need to do to relate to the high-level fitness…
SSPT Live Intro
Jun 3 • 1 min
Just a quick intro into what SSPT Live is and why I went!
Shit’ll Buff Part 2
Mar 30 • 45 min
Part 2: On this episode we continue our talk with my good friend, Matt Nape, a PTA in Colorado. We 3 discuss our expectations of ourselves in our clinical practice from graduation to now working as clinicians. What went the way we expected and what didn’t…
Shit’ll Buff Part 1: Student to Clinician, expectations vs reality
Mar 30 • 41 min
Part 1: On this episode we talk to my good friend, Matt Nape, a PTA in Colorado. We 3 discuss our expectations of ourselves in our clinical practice from graduation to now working as clinicians. What went the way we expected and what didn’t go the way we…
Cody Phillips, PTA, VRS, Dip SM Part 3: PTAs Moving from AAS to BS?
Dec 31, 2018 • 23 min
Thanks for tuning in and Happy New Year! On this last installment, Cody and I discuss the possibility of moving the PTA degree from an Associates to a Bachelors and what that might look like in the big picture. Cody has solved it multiple times but…
Cody Phillips, PTA, VRS, Dip SM Part 2: PTAs + Spinal Manipulation and Clinic Ownership
Dec 26, 2018 • 39 min
Thanks for tuning in! Hope you all had a very Merry Christmas! This week we continue our series with Cody In this episode, we talk about PTAs performing Spinal Manipulations and PTAs as Clinic Directors & Owners (because some states don’t allow it) and…
Cody Phillips, PTA, VRS, Dip SM Part 1: Lets Get Dizzy
Dec 17, 2018 • 36 min
Thanks for tuning in! This week, after a brief hiatus from us for personal reasons (adulting is hard) we are coming back with a 3 part series with Cody Phillips. He is a PTA out of GA and was a great guy to interact with. In this episode, we talk about…
TAPE 16: Be Your Own MAESTRO
Oct 25, 2018 • 76 min
On tape 16 we talked to Shante Cofield aka The Movement Maestro. She is a PT and a Rock Tape Educator/Coach. We talked about the making of her personal brand, opportunities for PTA’s to take courses with Rock Tape, finding your niche in the profession,…
TAPE 15 / Pt. 2: Three’s Company
Oct 2, 2018 • 41 min
On TAPE 15 Part 2 we continue to FLOW on talking about Blood Flow Restriction with the BFR PRO’s. We get into the nitty gritty as they answer more questions about research, application, safety, results, etc. This tape wraps up the BFR series, but this…
Tape 15 / Pt. 1: Three’s Company
Sep 19, 2018 • 36 min
On TAPE 15 we linked up with the BFR PROs Nick, Mario, and Yordan to talk about blood flow restriction (BFR). Need I say more… Are you a PTA looking to add a new skill to your clinical practice??? Maybe your just a skeptic… Well then give this tape a…
TAPE 13: Lost In The Sauce
Jul 26, 2018 • 46 min
On TAPE, 13 Evan sat down with Monique Beeko. She is a PTA transitioning to be a PT. She is the creator of a successful youtube vlog that documented her journey from PTA to PT. Monique displays a willingness to give back to the PTA community that is…
Tape 12: I never want to be Fat and Happy Part 2
Jul 17, 2018 • 30 min
Part 2 with Jeff Moore! This time we’re talking alot more big picture in the PT Profession and how ICE CEU courses are run and the fun and shenanigans they get into during it! Enjoy! As mentioned in the episode, here’s the details on Rising Tide:…
Tape 11: I Never want to be “Fat and Happy”
Jul 5, 2018 • 40 min
Jeff Moore, PT, DPT talks about his journey starting ICE Physio, passion for PT and teaching, Cervical Manipulation, and more. Fantastic Episode and we are so greatful to Jeff for coming on. As mentioned in the episode, here’s the details on Rising Tide:…
Tape 10: From CVA to PTA and Why Orange Popsicles are Important
Jun 27, 2018 • 24 min
Amy Wooddell is a PTA who lives and works in the KC Metro area. She had a stroke in 2010 and in 2012 joined THE Kansas City Kansas Community College PTA program. She shares her story of rehab from the patient perspective and how that’s influenced her as a…
TAPE 9: Ducks Fly Together
Jun 22, 2018 • 68 min
On TAPE 9, we linked up with the Duck Legs Podcast for a collab. The Duck Legs Podcast is a physical therapy centered podcast with comical relief that delivers fire content! We got to talk to them about: - The Duck Legs story - Educating on the role of…
TAPE 8: SPT to GOC - Issa Vibe
Jun 4, 2018 • 60 min
On TAPE 8 we enjoyed a lovely morning talking to Cindy Uruburo, SPT & Kristie Serrano, SPT who are both members of the Global Outreach Committee. We talked about: - Their stories - Having to wear several different hats as a PT student - Understanding your…
TAPE 7: All of a Sutton I am an Educator
May 24, 2018 • 73 min
On TAPE 7 we sat down with Kathryn Sutton to talk about: - Her story - Treating people in rural areas - The power of positive reinforcement - Building relationships with physicians in a small community - What PTA programs look for in students - Feedback…
Tape 6 / PT.2: 3 Degrees. 2 Licenses. 1 Man.
May 14, 2018 • 38 min
On part 2 of TAPE 6, Eddie and Evan sat down with Sean Bagbey to talk about: - Will athletic trainers bleed over into the PT’s scope of practice? - Focusing our time on educating about our services versus limiting other providers - Getting started by…
TAPE 6 / PT.1: 3 Degrees. 2 Licenses. 1 Man.
May 3, 2018 • 35 min
On TAPE 6 / Pt. 1 Evan and Eddie sat down with Sean Bagbey. Sean is an incredible figure in the PTA community and works tirelessly at the district, state, and federal level to promote our profession. We sat down to talk about everything physical therapy.…
Tape 5: How to Win Legislation & Influence Policy
Apr 30, 2018 • 24 min
In Tape 5, Eddie talked with Jerry Durham, PT via a Facebook Live interview in preparation for the Federal Advocacy Forum. We talked about how to be effective with your advocacy. Key points are: *You don’t even have to be there; call & email are just as…
TAPE 4: By No Stretch of The Imagination
Apr 25, 2018 • 37 min
On TAPE 4 we sat down with Kim Nartker, PTA, and owner/founder of Stretch Physical Therapy and Total Wellness in Ohio to talk… - PTAs creating a business - The conception of her idea - Overcoming those moments of doubt - The back end of running a business…
TAPE 3: “FROM 0-2000, It All Starts With An Idea”
Apr 9, 2018 • 31 min
On TAPE 3, we go “Behind The Scenes” with Luke Markert, PTA, to talk… - His story - How PTAs can be CREATOR’s - Where/how to start if you have an idea - What it means to be in the “trenches” - Why YOU should join the PTA Professionals Group on Facebook
Tape 2: “You Got To Fight, For Your Right… To Party.”
Mar 9, 2018 • 46 min
On Tape 2, we go “behind the scenes” of physical therapy with SPTA, Ky Pak, to talk about : - The PT PAC - Relevant issues for PTA’s - Importance of advocacy - How to get involved - Strength in numbers And so much more!
Tape 1: “Take It From The Top”
Mar 5, 2018 • 6 min
The very first Episode of THE PTA TAPES…! Host, Evan Singlar discusses: - Why THE PTA TAPES… - A new voice to add to the physical therapy conversation - Looking “behind the scenes” with a PTA perspective