3 area physical therapists present research at state conference

Bartlett Grubbs Tipton

 

Three physical therapists from South Arkansas Rehab recently presented research findings at the annual meeting of the Arkansas Physical Therapy Association at the Chancellor Hotel in Fayetteville.

Alana Bartlett, PT, DPT, ACHT, Nat Grubbs, PT, OCS, and Park Tipton, PT, DPT, OCS were selected to provide platform presentations at the meeting.

Dr. Bartlett’s presentation was entitled The Placebo and the Power of Your Language: Suggestibility is the Bridge.

Bartlett is pictured on the left in the image above.

Mr. Grubbs presented a special interest report on concussion management titled Beyond the Darkroom: the Clinical Utility of Progressive Subsymptom Threshold Exercise in the Rehabilitation of Individuals with Post-Concussion Syndrome.

Grubbs is pictured in the center in the image above.

Dr. Tipton presented a case report entitled A Multi-modal Treatment Approach Including Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation for Elbow Tendinopathy with Ulnar Collateral Ligament Sprain in a Collegiate Pitcher: a Case Report.

Tipton is pictured on the right in the image above.

Presentation abstracts were submitted for review and selected for inclusion in the conference by the Research Committee of the Arkansas Physical Therapy Association. For the 2017 state conference, a total of six platform presentations were selected, half of which were provided by this group of local physical therapists.

“I am so proud of my team of physical therapy professionals at South Arkansas Rehab,” said Grubbs, owner of South Arkansas Rehab. “To comprise fully half of all platform presentations selected, alongside other therapists from prestigious institutions like Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Easter Seals of Arkansas, and River Valley Therapy and Sports Medicine is quite an honor, and I am thankful for this opportunity for our therapists to contribute to physical therapy practice in this way. I also appreciate the opportunity to share with physical therapists across Arkansas some of the excellent, innovative, and evidence-based methods of delivering rehabilitative care that our team here provides to our patients.”

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