THERAPISTS ON FIRE
Podcast Show Notes
Episode 2: Dr. Jennifer Palmer, Founder of Global PT Connect.
Global PT connects physical therapists around the globe to help understand what it is like to be a PT in other parts of the world.
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1:00 How Dr. Palmer came up with the idea to start Global PT Connect.
3:45 Differences in physical therapy clinics in Japan compared to the United States.
More basic, simple clinics
Group sessions with more social factors
Therapists work all day long, often till 10pmfa
6:00 Favorite Global PT Story: Otieno Martin Ong’wen (@kenyanphysio, @ongwenmartin on Twitter), Kenyan physiotherapist.
8:15 Comparison of caseloads in Japan compared to the United States.
9:47 How Dr. Palmer found sources for Global PT Connect via Instagram.
11:12 Instagram Tips:
Look up top hashtags pertaining to your topic.
Leave comments on other’s Instagram accounts
Reposting and supporting others on Instagram
13:26 Dr. Palmer’s business and physical therapy challenges: Hoping that others support you and overcoming the initial phase of working in your business without any financial gains.
15:30 Greatest moment while creating Global PT Connect: Helping others with Instagram and connecting with amazing physical therapists.
16:45 How Dr. Palmer balances creating a business while practicing full time as a physical therapist.
17:57 Top takeaway for THERAPISTS ON FIRE listeners: “Everyone is starting somewhere, so help each other build this profession and learn and respect everyone’s opinions and strengths. “
19:10 Top takeaway to therapists and military spouses
21:10 Where you can reach Dr. Jen Palmer and Global PT Connect
You can find gains in patients even without high-end equipment. Get creative and don’t let that stop you from running your therapy practice or business.
Network and connect with others to grow and learn together.
Show your support for others and those people may support you as well.
Don’t be afraid to promote and share your ideas!
Take each win and victory in stride!
Facebook Page: https://facebook.com/globalptconnect
Global PT Connect Instagram Account: http://picbear.club/globalptconnect
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