About Nelson Marquez, PT, EdD

Nelson Marquez, PT, EdD, is physical therapy editor for Today in PT.

Writing on the wall

It has been my habit since I started teaching to turn the TV on as low background noise while grading my students’ papers. This seems to increase my focus and efficiency.

Several weeks ago, I turned the TV on to prepare to grade my students’ most recent essays. I flipped […]

By |September 19th, 2013|Categories: From the Editor||0 Comments

Brand recognition

Last Father’s Day, while playing tennis with my father, a 7-year-old boy approached me to ask if he could have a tennis ball to play with. I said yes and told him to choose whichever ball he liked. As he started to pick up a ball, he stopped and […]

Golden advice

During a recent trip to South Florida, I had dinner in a local restaurant, soaking in the culinary flavors of Miami. Seated in a booth, I couldn’t help but overhear the lively conversation of six “mature and experienced” ladies at the table next to me. Their mannerisms and interactions […]

Not so different

Recently, I worked with a group of foreign-trained physical therapists preparing to sit for their licensing exams. They had been in the U.S. for only a short time. What was revealed during our interactions was quite interesting. They have the same desires and aspirations that I had (and still […]