Author Archives: Nelson Marquez, PT, EdD, is physical therapy editor for Today in PT.

Therapists’ lost creativity: Can we find an antidote?

Therapists’ lost creativity: Can we find an antidote?

During my on-site visits to check on students’ progress during their clinical internships, I could not help but notice a consistent pattern among some of the therapists I observed.

In several of the skilled nursing facilities where my students were assigned for their clinical rotation, I observed that PTs and PTAs tended to use the same treatment framework. In general, the patients were: read more