Physical Therapy Professional Websites
The American Physical therapy Association website has extensive resources for physical therapists, and also has information on various health issues. Look for health information undr the heading "For The Public".
The American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists was founded in 1991 to promote education and to address practice issues for Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy in the United States. Fellows of the AAOMPT have successfully completed rigorous clinical training programs in orthopedic manual therapy. This site can also assist you in finding a Fellow in your area.
Pain Management Information
Lorimer Moseley, PhD, PT, is a very knowledgeable and entertaining speaker in the area of pain.
TED Talk 14 minutes https://youtu.be/gwd-wLdIHjs
Brief ~ 5 minute video: Understanding pain in less than five minutes - and what to do about it! https://youtu.be/C_3phB93rvI
Adriaan Louw, PhD, PT, is well known for his ability to explain complex pain concepts in a simple and understandable way. He has authored several short books about pain, which our clients have found very useful in the course of their therapy here. We carry a number of these books in our inc clinic store.
3 minutes Teaching People About Pain Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LO1hg2ya3Js
7 minutes Why You Hurt System Demo - Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BctZdsMyjOY&t=30s
8 minutes Why You hurt System Demo - Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YK8Eagrp1_g
Informational website with video links: Pain is Weird https://www.painscience.com/articles/pain-is-weird.php
We usually have these books for view and available for purchse in our clinic store.
Adriaan Louw: Why Do I Hurt?
Lorimer Moseley / David Butler: Explain Pain
Lorimer Moseley / David Butler: Explain Pain Handbook Protectometer
PD Active - an East Bay Resource for people with Parkinsons and their families: https://pdactive.wordpress.com/
Vestibular / dizziness and balance disorders
The Vestibular Disorders Association website is a very helpful resource for clients and includes educational resources, and finding help and support
VEDA - https://vestibular.org/