Physical Therapy Month: Influential PTs of Today
National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) is a commemoration held each October by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). NPTM is designed to recognize the impact that physical therapy and physical therapy assistants make in restoring and improving motion in people’s lives.
Origin: Virginia, US
Ann Wendel runs her own cash based private practice, Prana Physical Therapy, as well as writes and speaks nationally on topics ranging from Women’s Health to marketing and branding your business. She’s an advisory board member of Girls Gone Strong, Director of Marketing at Strive Labs and serves as both an editorial board member of APTA PPS Impact Magazine and an APTA Media Spokesperson. Follow her on twitter at @PranaPT.
Origin: Massachusetts, US
Mike is a world-renowned leader in the field of sports medicine, rehabilitation, fitness, and sports performance. As a physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist, Mike uses his background to specialize in all aspects of human performance. He has extensive experience working with athletes and specializes in the care of throwing injuries for baseball players, working on the 2007 Red Sox Championship team. Follow him on twitter at @mikereinold.
Origin: Texas, US
John is the founder and CEO of Evidence in Motion and partner in Confluent Health. He was recently recognized as a “Health Care Hero” in San Antonio and is the youngest ever Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association, the profession’s highest honor recognizing individuals for professional excellence and making a profound impact in advancing the profession. Follow John on twitter at @childsjd.
Origin: Colorado, US
Tim is a widely published and trusted member of the PT community. He has published countless textbooks and peer-reviewed manuscripts and his clinical expertise is frequently sought, both nationally and internationally. Tim brings his expertise and drive for advocating for PT in treating pain to his twitter account. Follow him at @timothywflynn.