Local Woman Dedicated To Not Doing Her HEP

Artist portrait of Sally

Artist portrait of Sally

Sally Jacobson is a 59 year old administrative assistant with knee pain since that late 1980’s. She says that she tuned to physical therapy because the local orthopedic surgeon said that he “wouldn’t do a total knee replacement on a person with no willingness to get better.” Thankfully, this surgeon recommended therapy and told her that the physical therapist would use ultrasound to “cure her knee pain.” Or at least that’s what she remembers him saying.

Tara, the physical therapist who drew the short straw states, “While I can’t comment on any of my clients for privacy reasons, some people are determined to be their own worst enemy.” Tara reports that many clients come to ACME thinking that they shouldn’t have to do any exercises. She states that these people are “the worst clients ever.”

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Nickelback Fan With Back Pain Has Issues Bigger Than Pain


Steven Jacobs, a local car mechanic, says that his back pain has been a “source of irritation” in his life. He says he can’t think of exactly when it started, but his ex-girlfriend has other ideas. “Steve used to be a fun, laid back guy. But then he started listening to Nickelback and got all dooshy.” She stated, “He started wearing designer jeans with sparkles and would pop his collar like some sleezy salesman. Now he’s just a pain in the ass, maybe that’s why his back hurts.”

Steven’s physical therapist was asked for comment, only to say that privacy law prevents him from discussing his clients, but did state, “Some people have bigger problems than their back pain.”

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2016 Sexy PT Awards

Welcome to the highlight of the new year, the 2016 Sexy PT Awards. For those of you who would like a quick refresher of previous winners, click here for 2015 and here for 2014.

First, a little introduction to the criteria used and the selection process: Sexy means many things to many people. For these awards, sexiness is defined as being a leader, rockstar, intelligent, respected, adding to the community…and being smoking hot is a bonus. Previous overall winners are forever retired to the SexyPT Hall of Fame.

SexyPT Male: Justin Dunaway @DrDunawayDPT. Sure. Justin might look like a 14 year old boy with dirt on his face. I’m not going to hold that against him…too much. The dude is spending gobs of his own money to help the people of Haiti. If you haven’t checked out the STAND Haiti Project, do it now. Really. Way to actually give back to those in need. Something too many PTs don’t do. In fact, most of the big shots on social media don’t do it.

SexyPT Female: Sharon Dunn @DunnSdunn2. Why Sharon? She’s a leader, and not the type that screams “look at me” all the time. We have enough of those kind of “leaders.” Plus, with her I feel like there’s maybe more hope for the profession. Someone who’s willing to listen.

SexyPTA: Sean Bagbey @sean_bageby. Sean is a strong advocate for PTAs. Even though they are terrible for the profession and we need to kick them out of the APTA…right Larry Benz and John Childs???

SexyPT student Female: Rachel Jermann @RJGotAGoni. Best Twitter handle ever. Great sense of humor, smart, what else is could you ask for? A little too in love with the APTA…but I won’t hold that against her.

SexyPT student Male: Ryan Michael Smith @RyanSmith_ATC. First off, drop the ATC crap. The only people who are ATC’s are ones who aren’t smart enough to get into PT school. Okay people, settle down, that was a joke. Ryan makes the list because he’s the type that can take criticism without losing his freaking mind. That’s actually a rare trait. Good work. Now stay away from that crazy Postural Restoration crap.

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International SexyPT: Adam Meakins @AdamMeakins. Does he say stupid shit sometimes just to be provocative? Is he unnecessarily harsh and rude at times? Is he cut from the same piece of cloth as me? A resounding yes to all of these. Plus, by giving him this award I’m planning on him sharing this on social media so I can gain a bigger following. Does that make me a sellout? I don’t give a shit.

All-I-Do-Is-Plug-My-Own-Shit SexyPT: Ben Fung @DrBenFung. Ben, I’m not going to let you forget that really stupid time when you promoted new grads going self employed right out of school. It did spawn a nice satire post though.

Pain Science SexyPT: Bronnie Thompson @adiemusfree. Bronnie is different than the typical “skeptical PT” crowd that gripes and takes shots at everyone who disagrees with them. You should check out her stuff, it’s different and refreshing.

Podcasting SexyPT: Jimmy “PT Pintcast” McKay @PTPintcast. I’ll be honest, most podcasts are people trying to sell their shit or doing the same crap over and over. Jimmy does good work.

Academic SexyPT: Todd “GrungePT” Davenport @sunsopeningband. Todd shows us that even though academics are boring as hell and detached from reality, there are a few that can kick some ass.

Sure-To-Have-A-Twitter-Meltdown SexyPT: James Dunning @DrDunning. James has this interesting habit of just losing his shit at times on Twitter. Granted, people get pretty personal at times with attacking the Osteopractor name thing. Just roll with it man.

Congrats to this year’s winners. For those of you who didn’t win, try harder. Maybe do some squats and lunges too.

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Area Physical Therapist “Sick And Tired” Of Being Asked For Massages

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Jim always hated going home for the holidays, but now that he’s a physical therapist things are much worse. Uncles, aunts, and every damn cousin ever is asking for a massage. Jim is sick of it. And he wants you all to go to hell. He doesn’t ask his accountant uncle to balance his checkbook, and he isn’t going to touch your dirty ass feet. So don’t ask.

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Local Woman Shocked Back Surgery Didn’t Solve All Her Problems

Are you getting ready to have back surgery? Have you tried physical therapy yet? If not, what in the bloody hell are you thinking? You’ll sign up for a $100,000 spinal surgery, with no guarantees for long term pain relief, without seeing if maybe – MAYBE – you can avoid the surgery in the process? Would you tear down your house and build a new one if you needed a little work on the floors?

If that’s how you (pun alert!) operate, than I have some land in Florida to sell you.

I had to include this image because for some reason it made me laugh so hard I cried. Tears of awesomeness, of course.

what the hell?

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