Alycia M Markowski

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BACKGROUND Cupping, a classic Chinese medicine treatment, is a technique that applies suction cups over soft tissue. Cupping is gaining popularity in physical medicine because of the simplicity in application, minimal adverse effects, and reduction in pain and muscle tenderness. These factors also make it a cost-effective intervention. For this study,(More)
Pelvic floor rehabilitation encompasses the application of specific therapeutic treatments aimed to improve muscle strength, relaxation, and coordination, promotes circulation, and restores the mobility of the fascial, ligamentous, nervous, vascular, and visceral systems, to foster pelvic health and biomechanics. The following case study will illustrate the(More)
PURPOSE Standardized patients (SP) in Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curricula are increasingly used for students to practice developing clinical reasoning, communication, and professional skills in an authentic learning environment. The purposes of this article are to: (1) describe an instructional model that synthesized SPs, Internet-based communities(More)
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