Physical Therapy Toolkit ™
Patient Handouts and Treatment Guides
Physical Disabilities, Chronic Conditions, and Geriatrics
The Physical Therapy Toolkit is a comprehensive, 613-page practical resource developed to support physical therapists working with patients diagnosed with physical disabilities, chronic conditions, and geriatric disorders. The PT Toolkit provides therapists with 77 concisely written treatment guides and a printable collection of 245 full-page illustrated patient handouts that can be used as visual guides both during and after patient treatments.
As a practical resource, the PT Toolkit is conveniently accessible to therapists in eBook format (PDF) and as a print book. Now in its 3rd edition (2018), the Toolkit is utilized by PT’s around the world with handouts available in English as well as Spanish and French.
The PT Toolkit was written and illustrated by Cheryl A Hall OT, a licensed occupational therapist in the United States with over 30 years hands-on experience with adults and children in both clinical and home-based settings. Cheryl’s book has been used by physical therapists for over 8 years.
Therapists love the PT Toolkit
- All the patient handouts and treatment guides are well-organized in one “go-to” resource book.
- Handouts are professional looking with life-like figures and eliminate the need to draw stick figures.
- Illustrations reinforce one-on-one treatment and provide a helpful takeaway for patients and a reference for family members and caregivers.
Patients love the PT Toolkit
- Instructions on the handouts are easy to follow with clear, simple illustrations.
- The handouts are easy to read (grade level 3.4).
- Handouts are useful takeaways for practicing and remembering how-to’s and tips.
Managers love the PT Toolkit
- Provides consistent instructions and quality across the spectrum of patient care.
- Supports compliance with JCAHO patient education requirements
- Easy to understand handouts promote patient-centered care.
Visit the samples page to view, download, and print examples of the handouts and treatment guides.
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Ann, Iowa USA
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Ellen, Texas USA
Thank you so much for the Toolkit. I love the simple illustrations, which makes it easy for my home health patients to understand.
Gwen, Tennessee USA
I am on page 257.....loving it! Great job! Thank you so much for your hard work gathering everything! One day I hope to have all this info filed in my head!!
Molly, Utah USA
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Laura, Minnesota USA
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Nikki, Tennessee USA
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Dawna, Hawaii USA
I love this resource. After spending 15 years in out-patient orthopedics this has been invaluable as I've transitioned to work as a traveler and am currently in a home health setting.
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Nancy, Ireland UK
I love the toolkit- I am working in home care and have used lots of the handouts and information, its been wonderful.
Anna, Alaska USA
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Narelle, NSW Australia
Thanks very much for all the hard work you have done for our profession.
Mary, Virginia USA
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Rebecca, Florida USA
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Jennifer, Arizona USA
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Jan, Maine USA
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Liezel, NSW Australia
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Julie, Utah USA
What a great resource!!
Scott, Michigan, USA
I LOVE the pt. education and illustration in this product!
Cindy, Arizona USA
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Diana, BC Canada
Your tool kit is a God sent, especially for me. Working in "PEDS" and then trying to "survive" SNF's is very nerve racking every time I do it. But I HAVE to do it. Your book is such a great manual! Thanks!
Kristina, Florida USA
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Susie, Maryland USA
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Amanda, England UK
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Jill, Michigan USA
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Sarah, Ontario Canada
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Victoria, South Africa
I LOVE the Toolkit and use it daily.
Missy, Illinois USA
Thanks for all your great work! I think I do a better job in home health because of your Toolkit and patient handouts!
Dorinda, Oregon USA
Thanks again for the time and effort you have put into this project. For a newbie SNF therapist like me it is an invaluable resource.
Jacob, Illinois USA
I have used your toolkit for years. I love it!!! I have printed out the handouts and given them to countless patients. So, thank you very much! I think this is a wonderful idea.
Cindy, Illinois USA