Jimmy talked with Dennis Fell and Barry Dale @ NEXT in Boston 2017.  They shared insight on their presentation topic of Neuroplastic changes in Orthopedic patients as well as using technology in the clinic.  They had several small studies on using an accelerometer in a cell phone.

Barry’s Bio:

R. Barry Dale, PT, PhD, OCS, SCS, ATC, CSCS
Associate Professor

Main Teaching Areas:
Orthopedics (aka Musculoskeletal)
Health Promotion/Wellness

Academic Background (degrees, Institution):
BSPT 1994, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
MAE 1997, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
PhD 2002, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
DPT 2009, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

Professional Involvement (professional organizations, clinical experience/expertise):
Member-American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Member-Orthopedic Section, APTA
Member-Sports Section, APTA
Member-Alabama Chapter, APTA
Clinical Experience: Orthopedic and Sport rehabilitation

Dennis Fell’s Bio:

Dennis Fell an MD before going to PT school and graduating from University of South Alabama. He has now been on faculty there for 25 years. Currently the Vice President of APTA Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy and VP of APTA Alabama Chapter. Recipient of 2017 APTA Lucy Blair Service Award. His textbook “Lifespan Neurorehabilitation: A Patient-centered Approach from Examination to Interventions and Outcomes” will be published by FA Davis this Fall. Known for his bow ties and wild socks, when he’s not doing PT, he love cycling, baking and birding – good exercise!

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