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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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Jun 15, 2023

In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Tom Walters, DPT, OCS, a physical therapist and social media influencer with over a million followers on Instagram. Tom shares his backstory on how he got involved in posting physical therapy-related content and educating people on pain science. They discuss the importance of disseminating information and how social media can be used to reach a wider audience. Tom also talks about his book, Rehab Science: How to Overcome Pain and Heal from Injury, which is focused on helping people with painful conditions. Overall, the episode provides valuable insights into physical therapy and social media.

 

Show notes: 

 

[00:01:46] Pain Science in Early Practice.

[00:04:11] Promoting physical therapy on social media.

[00:08:51] Physical therapists' role in education.

[00:10:49] PTs educating the public.

[00:14:56] Measuring social media influence.

[00:17:37] Planting seeds in patient care.

[00:21:07] Using anatomy for clickbait.

[00:26:00] Physical therapy education on social media.

[00:28:26] Simple equipment for video production.

[00:31:56] iPhone filming techniques.

[00:34:42] Physical Therapy on Social Media.

[00:38:06] Treating pain and injury.

[00:41:45] Book retailers and scammers.

[00:45:07] Exercise isn't that special.

[00:47:45] PTs can positively influence people.

[00:51:27] Saying yes to opportunities.

 

 More About Dr. Walters:

 

Dr. Tom Walters is a board-certified orthopedic physical therapist that specializes in the treatment of pain and movement disorders. He is the founder of Rehab Science and dedicates his time to teaching people about human movement, pain, and how to most effectively recover from injury. Besides running his clinical practice, Tom served as a full-time undergraduate kinesiology professor for eight years where he taught human biomechanics, therapeutic exercise, and pain science. Tom received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Montana State University and his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from Chapman University. Afterwards, he completed a residency in orthopedic manual physical therapy (OMPT) and a fellowship in lower quarter functional biomechanics. You can find more of Tom’s content on Instagram and YouTube (@rehabscience) as well as his website (rehabscience.com). Tom lives in Santa Barbara, CA with his wife, Kirsten, and their two daughters.

 

Resources from this Episode: 

Tom’s Instagram

Tom’s YouTube

Tom’s Website

Read the First Chapter of Tom’s Book

Buy Tom’s Book

 

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