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Why My “PT Skills” Don’t Matter!

Why My “PT Skills” Don’t Matter!

Not too long ago, I published a blog that was a tribute to my Dad, who recently retired from his full-time work at the clinic. If you had a chance to read about the 4 biggest things I’ve learned while working with my Dad, you may have noticed that I never mentioned anything about his “therapy skills”. Instead, I talked about how he taught me the importance of treating patients like family, going the extra mile, and showing people how much you care (before showing them how much you know…).

Does this mean that my Dad wasn’t a skilled therapist, or that he didn’t pass on some valuable treatment techniques? Not at all. It just means that, in my opinion, the other things he taught me have been more valuable to my growth as a PT than any of the PT skills he taught me. Does that make sense?

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4 Lessons I Learned from my Dad in the Last 11 Years

Recently, I published an article in the newspaper as a tribut to my Dad, highlighting 4 key lessons he’s taught me over the last 11 years.

This article was inspired by my Dad’s recent retirment from the clinic in the fall of 2018. I had such a warm response to this article that I wanted to share it in it’s complete text here on the blog page.

Below is the full text of the article. I hope you enjoy it!

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Setting Your Goals & Making Plans

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Setting Your Goals & Making Plans

I hope you survived the holidays and are starting the New Year with a positive mindset 🙂

Like many people, you’ve probably started to think about what you’d like to achieve or change in the coming year.

This could include any variety of aspects of your life, such as losing weight, exercising more, learning a new skill, joining a club, spending more time with your spouse or kids, etc.

But before you start establishing your goals and making any definite plans, I have some information I’d like to share with you:

Have you ever heard the expression “start with WHY” before?​

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Gastric Bypass Surgery – Is It Right for You?

For Physical Therapy In Spokane Valley Call Now! 509.892.5442 Call Now! 509.892.5442 Understanding the 3 Balance Systems Jan. 19, 2017 Having a slip and fall can be a life-altering event. In the short-term, these accidents usually lead to some nasty injuries, such as...

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