Category: Physical Therapy

VIDEO: Charity Builds Strength With Skateboards

Young girl wearing a skateboard helmet

For 66 years, the Physical Therapy Board has been vetting and licensing physical therapists in California. They enforce a high professional standard; that hasn’t changed. But the profession itself has. SkateMD’s unique approach to the gamification of physical therapy has kids who may struggle to walk rocking ramps at the skate park. The changes in…

The Selfie: A Risk to the Wrist?

Sure, your new haircut is on point. The lighting is just perfect. And the location? It’s a spot guaranteed to garner tons of likes and comments from your crew on social media. But before you tap that button to flip your phone’s camera front to back, and frame yourself up for that perfect snap, there’s…

Learning to Box May Help Knock Out Parkinson’s Disease

Some people with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) have discovered an alternate form of therapy to improve their symptoms—boxing!  Not the Ali or Tyson type of boxing—we’re talking about fitness boxing. Though not a cure for Parkinson’s, non-combat fitness boxing is being recognized by many in the medical community as an alternate form of rehabilitation for the…

Now Online: Physical Therapy Board of California’s Strategic Plan

Check out the Physical Therapy Board’s (Board’s) recent accomplishments and goals for the upcoming years. Visit the Board’s website and download its 2014-2017 Strategic Plan. # # # The Physical Therapy Board regulates more than 27,000 licensees who practice physical therapy in California. The license status of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants can be…

Physical Therapist Agrees to Revocation of License

SACRAMENTO – A Southern California Physical Therapist has agreed to have his license revoked as part of a stipulated settlement with the Physical Therapy Board of California following his conviction on fraud charges. Eddie Choi’s license revocation will be effective March 11, 2015. In March 2013, Choi plead guilty to illegally paying others to refer…