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  • 8th MDG hosts physical therapy class for South Korean AF pilots

    Pilots from the 111th FS participated in the class and learned about exercises that focus on aches and pains associated with flying fighter jets.
  • Exercise Pac Angel 19-1 wraps up in Bangladesh

    Throughout that time, the U.S. and partner nations teamed up to provide medical care and engineering assistance as well as conduct subject matter expert exchanges with the Bangladesh Air Force and civil organizations, such as the Red Crescent and Ministry of Health.
  • Physical therapy technicians rehabilitate Weasels

    After an injury, military members have to face potential stressors like what to do about their physical training test, how to accomplish tasks at work without hurting themselves further, as well as how to recover and prevent further injury.
  • One Airman thinks big for better patient care

    Being the youngest ranking active duty Airman in the small clinic at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, does not stop Staff Sgt. Kaitlyn Callahan from exceeding expectations to deliver the best patient care.
  • New performance clinic offers Airmen second chance

    Enabling Rapid Global Mobility can be a demanding and often grueling mission. Delivering air refueling capabilities around the world is hard work and can take a toll on Airmen’s bodies. Team Fairchild’s Human Performance Cell is taking a holistic approach to combat chronic injuries and help Airmen get back to the fight.The 92nd Medical Group
  • Physical therapist strengthens EOD mission readiness

    Every job in the U.S. Air Force plays a specific role in making sure the mission is accomplished, but for some Airmen, their career fields can physically demand more from their bodies.
  • Innovative PT program increases readiness downrange

    With the help of a colleague, Capt. Eric Walter, 386th Expeditionary Medical Group physical therapy element chief, has developed a proactive approach to physical therapy at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.
  • Deployed med group keeps Airmen, Coalition members in the fight

    Military members across the various U.S. service branches are all expected to maintain certain physical fitness standards in order to be fit to fight. But what happens when those military members get injured or come down with an illness while deployed?
  • 386 AEW physical therapists keep service members fit to fight

    SOUTHWEST ASIA -- In a deployed environment, injuries happen. Whether they occur in the performance of duty or through the course of physical exercise, they have the potential to impact the mission. Each individual in the military, and their ability to perform their duties, plays an important role in the success of the greater mission. For the
  • New Air Force physical therapy fellowship to offer “pinnacle of training”

    A new Air Force Academy fellowship that trains Airmen to be embedded physical therapists recently received accreditation from the American Physical Therapy Association as an Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship, in time for the program’s first students to graduate this summer. The first of its kind in the U.S. military, the Air Force
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