Education Resources

Emory Physical Therapy suggests the following news articles, feature articles written by our team and videos to help educate you in regards to physical therapy and general health. We have also included a glossary of acronyms to help you understand all of the certifications, specializations, and education our staff has completed.

Featured Articles by Emory PT Therapists:

WebMD Videos featuring Emory physical therapist, David Pasion:

The Comeback

In this video, Emory Orthopedic Surgeon, John Xerogeanes, MD, chief of Emory Sports Medicine, and Michael Biller, PT, OCS, Cert MDT, discuss how ACL surgery and rehab have evolved over the last decade.

The Second Comeback

Emory Orthopaedic Surgeon, Spero Karas, MD, and Michael Newsome, PT, OCS, MTC, Cert MDT, CSCS, share insight into how to recover from a patellar tendon tear.

Glossary of Acronyms

  • ATC – Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Cert MDT – Certified Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Spine
  • CGFI – Certified Golf Fitness Instructor
  • CHT – Certified Hand Therapist
  • CSCS – Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • DPT – Doctorate of Physical Therapy
  • FAAOMPT – Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
  • MA – Medial Assistant
  • MDT – Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy
  • MPT – Masters of Physical Therapy
  • MTC – Manual Therapy Certification
  • OCS – Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • OT – Occupational Therapist
  • OTR – Registered Occupational Therapist
  • PT – Physical Therapist
  • SCS – Sport Clinical Specialist