Physical Therapy Twitter Accounts You Need to Follow: Update!!!!

Aug 31, 2015
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Staying connected to prominent physical therapists and organizations is easy, if your social media networking skills are up to par! Twitter provides a simple and efficient platform for PTs and therapy organizations to provide concise, informative, and thought-provoking therapy information. Twitter has gained traction as a primary avenue to disseminate information, network, collaborate and advocate. The individuals included on this list are some of the best in the world at those aspects and definitely people worth following! #SocialPT

Advocacy

Brook McIntosh https://twitter.com/brookemcintosh
Efosa L. Guobadia https://twitter.com/EfosaGuobadia
Fred Gilbert https://twitter.com/FredGilbert_DPT
Joe Brence https://twitter.com/joebrence9
Josh D'Angelo https://twitter.com/joshdangelo
Lauren Kealy https://twitter.com/laurenkDPT
Matt Debole https://twitter.com/mattdebole
Matthew Hyland https://twitter.com/DirectorHyland
Mike Connors https://twitter.com/mconnorspt
Mike Eisenhart https://twitter.com/mikeeisenhart
Scott Euype https://twitter.com/scott_ohpt
Sharon Dunn https://twitter.com/DunnSdunn2
Stephanie Weyrauch https://twitter.com/thesteph21
TJ Janicky https://twitter.com/TJ_Janicky
Jillian Tanych https://twitter.com/jilliant_dpt
Cruz Romero https://twitter.com/cruzromero602
Todd Davenport https://twitter.com/sunsopeningband
Justin Moore https://twitter.com/policy4pt
Alexis Morgan https://twitter.com/AlexisMorganPT
Mark Milligan https://twitter.com/MarkMilliganDPT

Sections

Acute Care https://twitter.com/AcuteCareAPTA
Aquatic https://twitter.com/APTAAquatics
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary https://twitter.com/APTAcvp
Education https://twitter.com/EdSectionAPTA
Geriatrics https://twitter.com/AGPTtweets
Hand https://twitter.com/HandRehabAPTA
Health Policy and Administration https://twitter.com/HPAAPTA
Home Health https://twitter.com/HomeHealthAPTA
Neurology https://twitter.com/APTANeuroPT
Oncology https://twitter.com/APTAOncologyPT
Orthopedics https://twitter.com/OrthopaedicAPTA
Pediatrics https://twitter.com/APTASoP
Private Practice https://twitter.com/pps_apta
Sports https://twitter.com/SPTSAPTA
Women's Health https://twitter.com/womens_pt

Business/Private Practice

Gene Shirokobrod https://twitter.com/therapyinsiders
Ben Fung https://twitter.com/drbenfung
Brian Finch https://twitter.com/AlpineAthlete
Jarod Carter https://twitter.com/drjarodcarter
Jeff Hathaway https://twitter.com/proactivept
Jerry Durhanm https://twitter.com/jerry_durhampt
Rick Gawenda https://twitter.com/gawendaseminars
JW Matheson https://twitter.com/eipconsult
Karen Litzy https://twitter.com/karenlitzynyc
Monqiue Caruth https://twitter.com/mjcDPT
Sturdy Mckee https://twitter.com/sturdy
Selena Horner https://twitter.com/SnippetPhysTher
Kevin Prue https://twitter.com/drkevinprue
Aaron Lebauer https://twitter.com/LeBauerPT
Rick Gawenda https://twitter.com/gawendaseminars
Jamey Schrier https://twitter.com/jameyschrier 
Greg Todd https://twitter.com/GregToddPT
Dave Kittle https://twitter.com/DaveKittleNow
Ryan Smith https://twitter.com/RyanSmith_DPT
Eva Norman https://twitter.com/LiveYourLife_PT

Acute

Dale Needham https://twitter.com/DrDaleNeedham
Jen Ryan https://twitter.com/RehabFormula
Kyle Ridgeway https://twitter.com/Dr_Ridge_DPT
Sharon Gorman https://twitter.com/criticalipt

Cardio-Pulm

Richard Severin https://twitter.com/ptreviewer
Mike Puthoff https://twitter.com/MikePuthoff
Martijin Spruit https://twitter.com/pulmonary_rehab
Sean Collins https://twitter.com/scollinsptscd

Geriatrics

Dustin Jones https://twitter.com/DustinJonesPT
David Gillette https://twitter.com/GeriatricPT
Greg Hartley https://twitter.com/greghartleydpt
Jason Falvey https://twitter.com/JRayFalvey
Rachael Walton Mouw https://twitter.com/RWaltonMouw
Chris Hinze https://twitter.com/ChrisHinzePT
Joe Daniels https://twitter.com/JDaniels_SPT
Derek Fenwick https://twitter.com/DerekFenwickPT

Home Health

Kenny Venere https://twitter.com/kvenere
Monique Caruth https://twitter.com/fyzio4u
Dee Kornetti https://twitter.com/DKornetti

Neuro

April Fajardo https://twitter.com/AprilFajardoPT
Beth Crowner https://twitter.com/crownerb
Beck Bliss https://twitter.com/DrBBlissDPT_NCS

Oncology

Nicole Stout https://twitter.com/NicoleStoutPT
Emil Berengut https://twitter.com/emilberengut

Orthopedics

GENERAL
Bob Rowe https://twitter.com/rrowe62
Chad Cook https://twitter.com/chadcookpt
Diane Jacobs https://twitter.com/dfjpt
Eric Chaconas https://twitter.com/echaconas
Eric Robertson https://twitter.com/EricRobertson
Gray Cook https://twitter.com/graycookPT
Greg Lehman https://twitter.com/GregLehman
Jason Richardson https://twitter.com/TNBackPain
Jason Silvernail https://twitter.com/jasonsilvernail
Jess Schwartz https://twitter.com/DPT2Go
John Childs https://twitter.com/childsjd
John Snyder https://twitter.com/JSnyder_DPT
Jon Herting https://twitter.com/JonHerting
Mark Kev https://twitter.com/MarkyKev
Mike Reinold https://twitter.com/mikereinold
Paul Lagerman https://twitter.com/nakedphysio
Rick Daigle https://twitter.com/RickD_PT
Robert Butler https://twitter.com/rjbutler_dptphd
Roderick Henderson https://twitter.com/HeadStrongPT
Scot Morrison https://twitter.com/scotmorrsn
Scotty Butcher https://twitter.com/InkedProfScotty
Tim Flynn https://twitter.com/timothywflynn
Todd Hargrove https://twitter.com/ToddHargrove
Tony Ingram https://twitter.com/bboyscience
Trent Salo https://twitter.com/trent_salo
Mark Shepherd https://twitter.com/ShepDPT
The Prehab Guys https://twitter.com/ThePrehabGuys
Mitch Babcock https://twitter.com/Babcock_DPT
Zach Long https://twitter.com/zlongdpt
Zach Fox https://twitter.com/FoxDPT
Kelly Starrett https://twitter.com/mobilitywod
Ann Cools https://twitter.com/anncools4
David Pope https://twitter.com/davidkpope
Jeremy Lewis https://twitter.com/JeremyLewisPT
Erik Meira https://twitter.com/erikMeira
Steve Nawoor https://twitter.com/stevenawoor

RUNNING
Allan Besselink https://twitter.com/abesselink
Bruce Wilk https://twitter.com/brucewilk
Carl Askling https://twitter.com/CAskling
Chris Johnson https://twitter.com/chrisjohnsonPT
Irene Davis https://twitter.com/IreneSDavis
Rich Willy https://twitter.com/rwilly2003
Tom Goom https://twitter.com/tomgoom
Matt Phillips https://twitter.com/sportinjurymatt
Nicol Van Dyk https://twitter.com/NicolvanDyk

MANUAL THERAPY
Austin Sheldon https://twitter.com/ASheldDPT
Austin Woods https://twitter.com/AWoodsDPT
Erson Religioso https://twitter.com/The_OMPT
Harrison Vaughan https://twitter.com/intouchpt
James Dunning https://twitter.com/DrDunning
Justin Dunaway https://twitter.com/DrDunawayDPT
Roger Kerry https://twitter.com/RogerKerry1
Sigurd Mikkelsen https://twitter.com/SigMik
Jeff Moore https://twitter.com/jeffmooredpt
Louie Puentedura https://twitter.com/AussieLouie

SPINE
Paul Hodges https://twitter.com/paulwhodges
Mary O'Keefe https://twitter.com/MaryOKeeffe007
Chris Maher https://twitter.com/CGMMaher

SPORTS
Adam Meakins https://twitter.com/AdamMeakins
Dan Lorenz https://twitter.com/kcrehabexpert
Lenny Macrina https://twitter.com/LenMacPT
Mike Reiman https://twitter.com/MikeReiman
Mike Ryan https://twitter.com/ryansportsmed
Stephania Bell https://twitter.com/Stephania_ESPN
David Joyce https://twitter.com/DavidGJoyce
Christian Barton https://twitter.com/DrChrisBarton

TENDINOPATHY
Chris Littlewood https://twitter.com/PhysioChris
Hakan Alfredson https://twitter.com/HakanAlfredson
Jill Cook https://twitter.com/ProfJillCook
Karin Silbernagel https://twitter.com/kgSilbernagel
Peter Malliaras https://twitter.com/DrPeteMalliaras
Jamie Gaida https://twitter.com/tendonresearch
Seth O'Neill https://twitter.com/Seth0Neill[/toggle]
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Bronnie Thompson https://twitter.com/adiemusfree
Kieran Osullivan https://twitter.com/kieranosull
Mick Thacker https://twitter.com/dibbygibby 
Neil O'Connell https://twitter.com/neiloconnell
NOI Group https://twitter.com/noigroup
Paul Ingraham https://twitter.com/painsci
Peter O'Sullivan https://twitter.com/PeteOSullivanPT[/toggle]
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Diane Lewis https://twitter.com/PediPT
Connie Johnson https://twitter.com/ConnieCJohnson
Kendra Gagnon https://twitter.com/KendraPedPT
Stacey Menz https://twitter.com/StacyMenz

Pelvic/Women's Health

Amy Stein https://twitter.com/beyondbasicspt
Ann Wendel https://twitter.com/pranapt
Heather Jeffcoat https://twitter.com/LApelvicPT
Sandy Hilton https://twitter.com/sandyhiltonpt
Sarah Haag https://twitter.com/sarahhaagpt
Steph Prendergast https://twitter.com/PelvicHealth
Tracy Sher https://twitter.com/pelvicguru1

General

Brett Kestenbaum https://twitter.com/BrettKDPT
DPTStudents https://twitter.com/DPTstudents
New Grad Physical Therapy https://twitter.com/NewGradPT
PT School Problems https://twitter.com/PTSchoolProbs
PT Student Problems https://twitter.com/PTStudentProbs
PT Student Blog https://twitter.com/PTStudentBlog

State Boards

Alabama No Account
Alaska https://twitter.com/AlaskaPTA
Arizona https://twitter.com/AzPTA
Arkansas
California https://twitter.com/CPTAtweets
Colorado https://twitter.com/APTACO
Connecticut https://twitter.com/CTPT District of Columbia
Delaware
Florida https://twitter.com/FLFPTA
Georgia https://twitter.com/GeorgiaPTA
Hawaii https://twitter.com/HawaiiAPTA
Idaho No Account
Illinois https://twitter.com/IPTAconnect
Indiana No Account
Iowa https://twitter.com/IowaPT
Kansas https://twitter.com/KPTAtweets
Kentucky https://twitter.com/KPTAKy
Louisiana No Account
Maine No Account
Maryland https://twitter.com/APTAofMaryland
Massachusetts https://twitter.com/Aptaofma
Michigan https://twitter.com/MIPhysTherAssoc
Minnesota No Account
Mississippi No Account
Missouri https://twitter.com/MissouriPTAssoc
Montana https://twitter.com/MAPTAtweets
Nebraska https://twitter.com/NPTAtweets
Nevada https://twitter.com/NVAPTAtweets
New Hampshire https://twitter.com/NHAPTA
New Jersey https://twitter.com/APTANJmembers
New Mexico No Account
New York https://twitter.com/NYPTA
North Carolina https://twitter.com/NCPTA
North Dakota No Account
Ohio https://twitter.com/Ohio_PT
Oklahoma https://twitter.com/OPTAtweets
Oregon https://twitter.com/OregonPTs
Pennsylvania https://twitter.com/PPTAofAPTA
Rhode Island No Account
South Carolina No Account
South Dakota No Account
Tennessee https://twitter.com/TPTACares
Texas https://twitter.com/TPTA
Utah https://twitter.com/UPTAonline
Vermont https://twitter.com/vtapta1
Virginia No Account
Washington No Account
West Virginia https://twitter.com/wvpta
Wisconsin No Account
Wyoming No Account

Australia https://twitter.com/apaphysio
UK https://twitter.com/thecsp?lang=en
Canada https://twitter.com/PhysioCan?lang=en
New Zealand https://twitter.com/PhysioNZ
Ireland https://twitter.com/_ISCP_

Journals/Societies/Organizations

AAOMPT https://twitter.com/AAOMPT
Advance for PT https://twitter.com/ADVANCEforPT
APTA https://twitter.com/APTAtweets
APTA CSM https://twitter.com/APTAcsm
APTA Global SIG https://twitter.com/aptaGHSIG
APTA Next https://twitter.com/APTAnext
APTA NSC https://twitter.com/aptansc
APTA Student Assembly https://twitter.com/APTASA
BJSM https://twitter.com/BJSM_BMJ
Challenge for PT https://twitter.com/Challenge4PT
Chest https://twitter.com/accpchest
Circulation https://twitter.com/CircAHA
Clinicient https://twitter.com/Clinicient
COPD Exercise https://twitter.com/exercise
COPD Foundation for PT https://twitter.com/foundation4pt
FOTO https://twitter.com/fotoinc
IFOMPT https://twitter.com/IFOMPT
Journal of Physiology https://twitter.com/JPhysiol
JOSPT https://twitter.com/JOSPT
MedBridge https://twitter.com/MedBridgeEd
Move Forward PT https://twitter.com/MoveForwardPT
NAIOMT https://twitter.com/NAIOMT
Osteopractic https://twitter.com/osteopractor
PT Day of Service https://twitter.com/PTDayofService
PTTalk https://twitter.com/pttalk
PT Pubnight https://twitter.com/PTPubNight
PT Podcast https://twitter.com/ptpodcast
PT Think Tank https://twitter.com/PTThinkTank
PT Haven https://twitter.com/PTHAVEN
PT-PAC https://twitter.com/PTPAC
RehabMeasures https://twitter.com/RehabMeasures
WebPT https://twitter.com/WebPT

Hashtags

#acutePT (Acute Care)
#bizPT (PT Business)
#cashPT (Cash Pay PT Model)
#choosePT (APTA sponsored hashtag to promote PT)
#cvpPT (Cardio Pulm)
#DPTstudent (Students)
#FreshPT (NewGrads)
#GetPT1st (promoting access to PT)
#ICURehab (ICU)
#orthoPT  (Ortho)
#pelvicmafia (Pelvic Health)
#pelvichealth (Pelvic Health)
#socialPT (Social Media and PT)
#solvePT (General PT)

Paraprofessionals

Anatomists and Physiologists
Stuart Phillips https://twitter.com/mackinprof
Mike Pascoe https://twitter.com/mpascoe

BioMechanics
Stuart McGill https://twitter.com/drstuartmcgill
Andrew Vigotsky https://twitter.com/avigotsky

Law and Policy 
Erin Jackson https://twitter.com/healthy_lawyer

Strength and Conditioning
Charlie Weingroff https://twitter.com/CWagon75
Patrick Ward https://twitter.com/OSPpatrick 
Andy Franklyn Miller https://twitter.com/afranklynmiller
Chris Beardsley https://twitter.com/SandCResearch
Bret Contreras https://twitter.com/bretcontreras
Brad Schoenfeld https://twitter.com/BradSchoenfeld

New grads and experienced therapists can dive into an expansive sea of information provided by experts within the physical therapy field. Obviously, there are some organizations that have not created Twitter accounts yet, but stay tuned! This article will be updated as we find exciting new PTs and groups for you to follow!

What do you think, PTs? Did we leave anyone off the list? Want us to include your account? Let us know in the comments!

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