"Physical therapy is not a subspecialty of the medical profession and physical therapists are not medical doctors; we are a separate profession that provides a unique service that physicians are unable and untrained to provide."

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Tim Richardson Joins Editorial Advisory Board of Physical Therapy Products

Physical Therapy Products announces the addition of Tim Richardson, PT to its Editorial Advisory Board effective immediately.

The publication's Editorial Advisory Board is a panel of therapy professionals with diverse specialties who help guide the magazine's content and direction.

Richardson has been a practicing physical therapist for nearly 20 years. A graduate of both the University of Florida and the University of St. Augustine's physical therapy programs, Richardson is currently in private practice at Medical Arts Rehabilitation, Inc. in Palmetto, Fla. He has made available for "open source testing" the Clinical Decision Support system at BulletproofPT.com.

An accomplished writer, Richardson pens the 5-year old blog PhysicalTherapyDiagnosis.com and his book Bulletproof Expert Systems: Clinical Decision Support for Physical Therapists in the Outpatient Setting is due out Summer 2011.

"I’m honored to be joining Physical Therapy Products’ prestigious Editorial Advisory Board", Richardson says.

"I’m looking forward to working with the editors and my fellow board members to contribute new ideas on how to cover products and technology for physical medicine professionals.”

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  1. Therapists also teach patients to use assistive and adaptive devices such as crutches. You want the most effective tools and methods brought to bear. We specialize in providing that care and that produces a comfortable and therapeutic environment.


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Tim Richardson, PT owns a private practice at Medical Arts Rehabilitation, Inc in Palmetto, Florida. The clinic website is at MedicalArtsRehab.com.

Bulletproof Expert Systems: Clinical Decision Support for Physical Therapists in the Outpatient Setting is a manager's workbook with stories, checklists, charts, graphs, tables, and templates describing how you can use paper-based or computerized tools to improve your clinic's Medicare compliance, process adherence and patient outcomes.

Tim has implemented a computerized Clinical Decision Support (CDS) system in his clinic since 2006 that serves as a Reminder, Alerting, Prompting and Predicting CDS using evidence-based tests and measures.

Tim can be reached at
TimRichPT@BulletproofPT.com .

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