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PT Elevated 1: Physical therapists’ most powerful tools are your brain and your mouth

June 30, 2021 • Clinical Management • Kory Zimney, JJ Thomas, Paul Mintken

Welcome to PT Elevated Podcast, a clinically focused podcast for physical therapists and other rehab providers. We may occasionally talk about big ideas and nerd out on research, but our ultimate goal is to provide knowledge and tools that you can apply in the clinic right away. We want you to learn something that helps you elevate your practice and increase your confidence. 

Meet our incredible hosts, Kory Zimney, JJ Thomas and Paul Mintken.

Kory Zimney, PhD, DPT is an Associate Professor at University of South Dakota and EIM faculty member, Kory understands how to take complex subjects and distill them into practical tips to use in your clinic.

JJ Thomas, MPT, CMPTP is a full-time clinician, clinic owner and EIM faculty member that will serve as another of our incredible hosts. As an owner of Primal Physical Therapy, her passion for movement and 20 years of practical experience to help guide her in the clinic and pass that information to you as the listener.

Paul Minken, DPT, MSPT, PT, FAAOMPT, OCS is a Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation-Physical Therapy Program at University of Colorado and an EIM faculty member. In his own words, “I teach because I love helping my students realize that they are stronger, smarter and more resilient than they ever thought possible.”

Listen in to get to know more about our hosts, their philosophies around clinical practice and why they have launched this new podcast. Then, go ahead and listen to our episode with our first guest the esteemed Anthony Delitto.

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Kory Zimney

Kory received a Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of North Dakota in 1994.  He completed his transitional DPT from Des Moines University in 2010 and is currently enrolled and in the candidacy phase of the PhD PT program with Nova Southeastern University. His dissertation is focusing on the construct of trust as part...

JJ Thomas

JJ owns a private cash based practice in Bryn Mawr, PA. With over 20 years as a physical therapist, her unique experiences and training have shaped her into the successful clinician and educator she is. JJ holds certifications in a variety of advanced specialty techniques and methods, all of which complement her role as an...

Paul Mintken

Paul has taught musculoskeletal content for the past 15 years. His active research agenda focuses on conservative care for musculoskeletal disorders as well as spinal and extremity manipulation and dry needling. Current Roles: Evidence In Motion, Faculty Wardenburg Health Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, Lead Clinician Regis University Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy,...

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