Tag Archives: function

03 Tue

What is direct access?

What is direct access? Written by:  Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   Did you know that you can see a physiotherapist without going to a physician first?  It’s called “direct access” and it’s a law in 46 states (.pdf link) that allows a healthcare consumer, that’s...
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30 Thu

Soft Tissue Mobilization versus Massage: Are they the same thing?

Soft Tissue Mobilization versus Massage: Are they the same thing? WRITTEN BY:  MICHELLE MILLNER, PT, DPT, OCS   I recently overheard a conversation between two women in a coffee shop.  One was describing how getting a massage felt so good.  The other commented about how she just goes...
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06 Wed

What’s a Movement Screen?

What’s a Movement Screen? Written By: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI According to the Titleist Performance Institute, a movement screen is a gross assessment used to identify faulty stability patterns and altered mobility.1 A movement screen is better than isolated musculoskeletal exams because it takes the whole...
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