Veteran's Day Special 2019 - The Real Warrior Challenge

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By Dustin Jones, PT, DPT, GCS, CF-L1: Physical Therapist, Dustin Jones, PT, DPT, GCS, and CF-L1: Physical Therapist. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Veteran's Day Special 2019 - The Real Warrior Challenge

Many older adults, especially veterans, suffer from Post traumatic disorder (PTSD) that has a crippling effect on their lives. Many psychiatric and cognitive interventions are not successful enough in providing feasible therapy solutions for this population.

Could the answer come from the realm of physical rehabilitation professionals?

Tali and Nicole discuss this randomized controlled pilot trial to test the feasibility and acceptability of exercise training in older veterans with PTSD.

Pilot randomized controlled trial of exercise training for older adults with PTSD - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31264055

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