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Healthy Wealthy & Smart: Where Healthcare Meets Business. The Healthy Wealthy & Smart podcast, hosted by world-renowned physical therapist Dr. Karen Litzy, offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise to help healthcare and fitness professionals take their careers to the next level. With its perfect blend of clinical skills and business acumen, this podcast is a one-stop-shop for anyone looking to gain a competitive edge in today's rapidly evolving healthcare landscape. Dr. Litzy's dynamic approach to hosting combines practical clinical insights with expert business advice, making the Healthy Wealthy & Smart podcast the go-to resource for ambitious professionals seeking to excel in their fields. Each episode features a thought-provoking conversation with a leading industry expert, offering listeners unique insights and actionable strategies to optimize their practices and boost their bottom line. Whether you're a seasoned healthcare professional looking to expand your skill set, or an up-and-coming fitness expert seeking to establish your brand, the Healthy Wealthy & Smart podcast has something for everyone. From expert advice on marketing and branding to in-depth discussions on the latest clinical research and techniques, this podcast is your essential guide to achieving success in today's competitive healthcare landscape. So if you're ready to take your career to the next level, tune in to the Healthy Wealthy & Smart podcast with Dr. Karen Litzy and discover the insights, strategies, and inspiration you need to thrive in today's fast-paced world of healthcare and fitness.
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Now displaying: February, 2023
Feb 16, 2023
In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Abby Gordon, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, to discuss treating and managing chronic pain in adolescents. We discuss chronic teenage pain and how it’s often not given the attention it deserves. Dr. Gordon, who works at Seattle Children's Hospital, explains the types of symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments typically found in teenagers suffering from chronic pain. She speaks about the interdisciplinary team that examines and plans treatments for each patient and the importance of providing peace of mind to families. Finally, Dr. Gordon shares her advice on communicating with families of teenagers. Show notes: 00:01:06 Treat pain holistically. 00:11:56 Take breaks from activities. 00:12:07 Teach kids to advocate for themselves. 00:20:02 Nutrition is essential for healing. 00:29:36 Mental and physical health connected. 00:30:22 Pain is physical and emotional. 00:39:10 Believe and listen to kids. More about Dr. Gordon: Abby Gordon is a Sports Physical Therapist at Seattle Children’s Hospital and has served as the Team Physical Therapist for the Seattle Storm for the past eight seasons. She owns a mobile PT practice primarily working with women with chronic pain and body dysmorphia, body dysphoria, and/or disordered eating. She is an APTA Washington Delegate and helped develop her first legislative motion, RC 16-22, the APTA’s Position Statement for Inclusion of the LGBTQIA+ community, which the House of Delegates passed last summer. Her blog, “Abby’s World,” is where you can find physical therapy- and women’s basketball-related thoughts. Resources from this Episode: Dr. Gordon's Blog Dr. Gordon's Twitter Dr. Gordon's Instagram Subscribe to Healthy, Wealthy & Smart: Website: https://podcast.healthywealthysmart.com Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/healthy-wealthy-smart/id532717264 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6ELmKwE4mSZXBB8TiQvp73 SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/healthywealthysmart Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/show/healthy-wealthy-smart iHeart Radio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/263-healthy-wealthy-smart-27628927
Feb 6, 2023

In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Ginger Garner and Dr. Joe Tatta to discuss Integrative & Lifestyle Medicine in Physical Therapy. They are the co-editors of the book of the same name. They explain what integrative and lifestyle medicine encompasses and that physical therapists are uniquely positioned to implement integrative and lifestyle medicine effectively. 

Show notes: 

00:05:30 Practice intentional health promotion.

00:07:05 Integrate lifestyle into care.

00:19:57 Engage in healthy movement.

00:20:11 Empower patients to choose.

00:30:39 Model healthy lifestyle behaviors.

00:38:36 Behavior change is empowering.

00:40:00 Integrative medicine heals holistically.

00:53:15 Trust your instincts and succeed.

00:54:13 Cultivate diverse skills.

 

More about Dr. Ginger and Dr. Joe: 

Headshot of Dr. Ginger Garner Dr. Ginger Garner PT, DPT, ATC/L is a therapist, author, educator, and advocate for improving
access and equity to pelvic health physical therapy services. She is the founder and CEO
of Living Well Institute, which certifies healthcare providers in Functional; Integrative Lifestyle
Medicine and also offers wellness classes to the public on the same topics. She is also the
creator of the Medical Therapeutic Yoga; Professional Yoga Therapist Certification, the only
certification of its kind worldwide for medical professionals.
Dr. Garner practices at Garner Pelvic Health, which she founded to offer integrative telehealth
and in-person pelvic and orthopaedic care. Ginger is the author of multiple books and book
chapters published in several languages. She has presented internationally at over 20
conferences, teaching on a range of topics about pelvic and orthopaedic health.
Ginger is an active member of APTA, APTA North Carolina, APTA Private Practice, and
Academy of Pelvic Health. She lives in Greensboro, NC with her family.
Visit Ginger at www.integrativelifestylemed.com and on Instagram and YouTube.

Headshot of Dr. Joe Tatta Dr. Joe Tatta is a global leader in integrative pain care and an advocate for the safe and effective treatment of chronic pain. He is the Founder of the Integrative Pain Science Institute, a cutting-edge health company reinventing pain care through evidence-based treatment, research, and professional development. For 25 years he has supported people living with pain and helped practitioners deliver more effective pain management. His research and career achievements include scalable practice models centered on lifestyle medicine, health behavior change, and digital therapeutics. He is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy trainer. Dr. Tatta is the author of two bestselling books Radical Relief and Heal Your Pain Now and host of The Healing Pain Podcast.

 

Resources from this Episode: 

Dr. Ginger's website

Dr. Joe's website

Buy Integrative & Lifestyle Medicine in Physical Therapy

Free Therapeutic Yoga Video Library

 

Subscribe to Healthy, Wealthy & Smart:

Website:                      https://podcast.healthywealthysmart.com

Apple Podcasts:          https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/healthy-wealthy-smart/id532717264

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SoundCloud:               https://soundcloud.com/healthywealthysmart

Stitcher:                       https://www.stitcher.com/show/healthy-wealthy-smart

iHeart Radio:               https://www.iheart.com/podcast/263-healthy-wealthy-smart-27628927

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