Welcome to My Medium Page

Tackling health misinformation one story at a time

My mission is to challenge health misinformation by improving knowledge translation from research to clinicians and patients.

I am a Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. I currently serve as the National Director of Quality and Research and Orthopedic Residency Program Coordinator at PT Solutions Physical Therapy.

On my profile, you will find articles tackling health misinformation, short-forms explaining health research, short-form book reviews, and articles on growth and personal development from the perspective of a healthcare provider and educator.

Here are my most popular stories. Thank you for reading.

Health, Fitness, and Medical Misinformation

The Biggest Myths About Exercise

You Are Not Defined By Your MRI Results

Age doesn’t prevent you from being physically fit

What is Pain? Even Clinicians Struggle to Answer the Question

Digesting Research

More Evidence That MRIs Don’t Explain Pain

Why Do Healthcare Providers Use Ineffective Treatments?

Regular Exercise Can Blunt the Severity of Covid-19 Symptoms

Is Walking Effective for Treating Low Back Pain?

Book Recommendations

Books that Foster Critical Thinking: The End of Average

Books That Foster Professional Growth: Poor Charlie’s Almanack

Books That Foster Personal Growth: Range

Books That Foster Communication Skills: The Elements of Style

Personal Development

To Combat Burnout, You Need to Consider More Than Workload

9 Lessons Books Taught Me in 2020

5 Lessons Learned As A Rookie Podcast Host

How Do We Handle Failure in Healthcare?

Clinical Gap Podcast

How to Apply Research and Questioning Manual Therapy with Lars Avemarie

How Sleep Deprivation and Bias Affect Our Clinical Decision Making with Dale Whelehan

Addressing Misconceptions in ACL Rehab, Return to Sport Treatment, and Injury Prevention Strategies with Nicole Surdyka

Should Flexibility be a Major Component of Rehabilitation and Fitness?

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Physical Therapist, Researcher, Educator | Tackling Health Misinformation | zacharywalston.com | Weekly Book Reviews and Research Summaries on Profile

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