The United States Army physical therapy experience: evaluation and treatment of patients with neuromusculoskeletal disorders.

@article{Greathouse1994TheUS,
  title={The United States Army physical therapy experience: evaluation and treatment of patients with neuromusculoskeletal disorders.},
  author={David G Greathouse and Rhona Schreck and Christopher J. Benson},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={1994},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={261-6}
}
Army physical therapists have had unique experiences relevant to orthopaedic physical therapy. The educational process, expanded clinical privileges, and physician supervisor role as developed to prepare and support physical therapists working as primary neuromusculoskeletal screeners are summarized. After-action reports demonstrate that Army physical therapists can evaluate and treat one-third of all sick-call patients generated in field training missions and significantly improve return-to… CONTINUE READING