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Shawna, PT, MPT

Does this sound familiar? On top of a demanding job outside-of-the-home and taking care of kids/grandkids , you now have the responsibility of caring for an aging loved one with special needs (i.e. frequent Dr. appointments, hip precautions, assist with bathing/dressing/toileting/bed mobility/transfers/walking, complicated medical equipment, etc.). You desperately want/need to learn more about transfers, swelling control, and putting on those boa constrictor-like TED hose but there is not enough time in the day. So you hire help (in-home providers, CNA’s, Home Health nurses, Hospice services) and pray your loved one does not suffer any falls/injuries.  

Realistically, falls and injuries-like most everything in life-just happen.  However,  what if you had a Physical Therapist educate you in transfers/lift safety and/or give you tips for managing falls, controlling swelling and putting on those pesky TED hose without having to make an appointment or add to your already hectic schedule?

You’re not alone and now there’s another option via the convenience of technology and the internet!  Hello, I am a licensed Master’s degree Physical Therapist with 20+ years of patient care experience in a variety of settings. It will be my honor and privilege to provide easy-to-understand and useful tips I teach everyday to other caregivers struggling with the daily care of a loved one in the home.

I believe information, communication, and consistent handling techniques are the keys to making a difference in the lives of both patients and family members providing daily care. Therefore, if you ever need any feedback or support regarding transfers and care of a loved one, I would be more than happy to connect at shawna@tipsfromapt.com. I look forward to your comment(s) below, and make sure you visit my site frequently for my latest tips and information designed to help you navigate the responsibility for caring of a loved one or client.  Let’s work together and make daily care easier and safer!

Best Regards,

Shawna, MPT

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In an effort to be completely transparent, I want to let you know that I have an affiliate relationship with some of the companies whose products or services I recommend (Amazon, Ebay, Google Adsense, etc…).

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This is one of the ways I pay for maintaining this site. Just to be safe, you can assume that any link that you click while on my site or using any of the products is an affiliate link and I will earn compensation as a result.

I urge you to not spend any money on any of these products or services unless you really need or can afford them.

Earnings Disclaimer



Every effort has been made to accurately represent the products, services, and/or techniques and their potential referenced on this website. I am not presenting you with a business opportunity. I am not presenting you with a distributorship.

I am not not making any claims as to income you may earn. I am not presenting you with an opportunity to get rich.

Before embarking on any endeavor, please use caution and seek the advice from your own personal professional advisor(s), such as your attorney, physician and/or your accountant.

Where income figures are mentioned (if any), those income figures are anecdotal information passed on to me concerning the results achieved by the individual sharing the information.

I have performed no independent verification of the statements made by those individuals. Please do not assume that you will make those same income figures.

Please do not construe any statement in this website as a claim or representation of average earnings. There are NO average earnings.

Testimonials and statements of individuals are not to be construed as claims or representations of average earnings. I cannot, do not, and will not make any claims as to earnings, average, or otherwise.

Materials in my product and my website may contain information that includes or is based upon forward-looking statements within the meaning of the securities litigation reform act of 1995. Forward-looking statements give my expectations or forecasts of future events.

You can identify these statements by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. They use words such as “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,” “project,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” and other words and terms of similar meaning in connection with a description of potential earnings, financial performance or possible outcomes (results).

Any and all forward looking statements in my materials are intended to express my opinion of potential earnings or possible outcomes. They are opinions only and should not be relied upon as fact.  Furthermore, the information provided within my website is not intended to replace the recommendations by a physician and should not be used if contraindicated by a physician or another therapist based on your unique situation, diagnosis, prognosis, and skill level.  ALWAYS consult a medical professional before attempting any of the tips/following any advice on this website.

 

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER



 

All information contained on this website, including information related to medical matters, health issues, treatments, and products, serves only for informational purposes. It is not intended to replace the advice of your own doctor or specialist.

The information on this website is not intended to diagnose health problems or prescribe medications.

Before start taking the supplements which are recommended at http://tipsfromapt.com, you should discuss this with your doctor or specialist. This applies specifically if you are already taking medication or are under medical treatment.

Despite the purity of a supplement, there can be occurring side effects. Every person is unique. Like many people, certain foods not well tolerated by intolerance or allergy so can also be a dietary supplement be tolerated poorly by some.Tipsfromapt.com therefore explicitly states that the use of nutritional supplements is at your own risk.

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Sincerely,

Shawna PT, MPT

Mission, Value, Goal Statement

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Success in any endeavor is based on many factors unique to you. I do not know your educational background, your skills, your prior experience, or the time you can and will devote to your endeavor(s).

Please perform your own due diligence before embarking on any course of action. Follow the advice of your personal qualified advisors.

There are risks in any endeavor that are not suitable for everyone. If you use capital, only “risk” capital should be used.

There is no guarantee that you will achieve your goals using any of the ideas presented in my materials. Examples in my materials are not to be interpreted as a promise or guarantee of success.

Many factors will be important in determining your actual results and no guarantees are made that you will achieve results similar to mine or anybody else’s. No guarantee is made that you will achieve any result at all from the ideas, tips, and information on my website.

You agree that I will not share in your success, nor will I be responsible for your failure or for your actions in any endeavor you may undertake.

Please understand that past performance cannot be an indication of possible future results.

 

 

Mission Statement



Provide physical therapy-based easy-to-follow tips and information designed to make daily care easier and safer for anyone responsible for the care of someone with special needs due to age, illness, disease, surgery, etc…

Values



Honesty, integrity, safety and easy consistent handling techniques during transfers, bed mobility, daily care and the use of medical equipment.

My Goal



Caregivers, both with and without medical background, want and/or need to learn how to improve his/her ability to provide care.  However, the window of opportunity to observe or interact with Physical Therapists in all settings (Skilled Nursing Facility, Residential Homes, Assisted Living, Long-Term Care) is limited by careers out-of-the-home or hectic schedules. Tips From A PT.com will strive to bridge that gap.