In the third episode of Steve Allen’s podcast series “You Think You Know: Conversations That Inspire,” Steve is joined again by NAIOMT co-founder and master clinician, Erl Pettman. They explore "The Functional Hand" and how critical it is for physical therapists to address it with their patients.
With so many of us — PTs — ignoring the hand, or just saying “well that’s not our job, that’s a hand therapist’s job,” those PTs need to realize that a certified hand therapist is not going to be doing mobilizations to individual joints. So you’re turning your back and shirking the responsibility of a job that you should really be able to do well.
Listen to the full podcast below.