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Congratulations to Infinity Rehab’s Newest Clinical Ladder Level II – Clinical Specialist: Trent Dunlop, PT, MPT!

Trent Dunlop, PT, MPT, joined Infinity Rehab in November 2015 as a physical therapist at Salem Transitional Care in Salem, OR.  He has nearly twenty years of experience from across three states, which includes roles ranging from front-line clinical care to regional operations management. He has presented several times at the local and state level on older adult wellness and rehabilitation, and he continues to stay well-versed in the topic through extensive ongoing education. Trent has met all of the criteria to advance through Infinity Rehab’s Clinical Ladder program to Level II – Clinical Specialist. The purpose of the Clinical … Continue reading

How Therapists Can Support Our Veterans Through Honor Flights

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Diane Hatterman, Physical Therapist Assistant, with Infinity Rehab in Spokane, Washington has found a way to make a difference with our military veterans. In October, Diane took her second trip as a guardian to one of our veterans on the Honor Flight. The Honor Flight Network was started to show our appreciation and respect for the veterans who have served our country. Each year, dozens of planes make the trip to Washington DC full of veterans. Upon arrival in DC, the veterans are whisked off to see the memorials dedicated to the vets with a police escort at all times. … Continue reading

Application for the 2016 Infinity Rehab Leadership Academy Class is Now Open!

Infinity Rehab is very excited to announce that the application period for the Leadership Academy Class of 2016 is NOW OPEN! The Infinity Rehab Leadership Academy is a year-long experience that combines onsite & distance learning to help transform high potential employees into high functioning leaders. The Leadership Academy curriculum aims to bring Infinity’s core values together with key leadership practices proven through research to be effective strategies in navigating real world challenges. Each year a class of up to 12 Scholars will be chosen and expected to work together to develop individual and team-oriented leadership skills to meet the … Continue reading

Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month #AgeWell

October is National Physical Therapy Month. To celebrate, we are sharing the stories of our physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. Today’s entry is written by Mike Sandman. He writes about his journey from traveling musician to working daily to enhance the life of every person he serves.   The meeting stories of our lives are important, whether they are how you met your spouse or your first day with a childhood pet. This is my meeting story with Physical Therapy. I was on the rebound from another Job, which seems now more like a youthful fling. After two years … Continue reading

Infinity Rehab Director Featured on American Physical Therapy Association NEXT Panel

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Derek Fenwick, PT, MBA, GCS, Director of Professional Development for Infinity Rehab was recently featured as a speaker at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) NEXT Conference & Exposition held in Washington D.C. Fenwick, who is a member of the APTA Leadership Development Committee spoke during the “Leadership Transforming Society: Engaging the New Vision” panel. Topics discussed ranged from discussing the APTA vision statement – Transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience. – to qualities of leadership and practical stratigies for growing as a leader. During a discussion on the “leadership journey,” Fenwick was quoted as saying, … Continue reading

Infinity Rehab Director of Professional Development Named President of Oregon Physical Therapy Association

Derek Fenwick, PT, MBA, GCS was elected as the President of the Oregon Physical Therapy Association (OPTA) after serving as Vice President of the professional association for four years. In this role, Derek will continue to advocate on behalf of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants on a local and national level, grow the organization’s membership base, head strategic planning, leadership development, and succession planning. “I’d like to congratulate Derek on his election as President of the OPTA, says Mike Billings, PT, MS, CEEAA. “Derek brings a unique blend of passion for the physical therapy profession and passion for developing future … Continue reading

Evidence-Based Practice: A Primer to Help You Get Started

Source: University of Washington (http://libguides.hsl.washington.edu/content.php?pid=231619&sid=1931590)

Health care has seen a recent jump in interest around the subject of evidence-based practice, or EBP.  Necessity is the driving force behind this trend.  The US spends over twice as much as the average developed nation on health care, yet Americans don’t live any longer than our sister nations1. Now the people paying the bills – largely our government and private insurers – are starting to ask more questions and demand a better return on investment. The good news is that no one knows health care better than the people who practice it.  Clinicians have the training and experience … Continue reading