The Capable Body Podcast
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Bridging the gap between healthcare providers and real people with real stories
||CleanSusannah Rabb Bailin shares her story as a patient turned PT advocate turned CEO and founder of AdviceCoach the only Home Exercise App with 100% compliance||In this episode, Susannah shares her personal story about being a Physical Therapy patient. Her experience and relationship with her PT was excellent during her struggles with frozen shoulder. She made the bold decision to heed the advice of her PT...||3/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChloe Moreno shares her story of overcoming Imposter Syndrome||In this episode, Chloe Moreno shares her personal story about becoming a DPT student, getting active on social media, and overcoming the horrors of Imposter Syndrome, anxiety, and depression. She made the bold decision to take medical leave in order...||3/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCindy Zhang shares her story as a SF Bay Area newly minted Physical Therapist, Private Practice owner, and Acupuncture Specialist||In this episode, Cindy Zhang shares her personal story about becoming a Physical Therapist, a Private Practice owner, and doing admin tasks, including Medicare billing and direct marketing. Cindy met host Matthew Villegas virtually through Greg Todd's..||3/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnne Gould-Ruete shares her story as a Neuro Rehab PT, clinical instructor, and CSM committee member||In this episode, Anne Gould-Ruete shares her personal story about becoming a Physical Therapist, enjoying Neuro Rehab, working with students as a CI and a CCCE, and learning to collaborate with others through her involvement with the Neuro section...||2/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave Kittle shares his story on using social media to build his network, becoming the co-host of PT TechTalk, and why we should use technology to connect||In this episode, Dave Kittle the co-host of PT TechTalk shares his personal story about his journey to becoming a Physical Therapist, becoming the team captain of his college baseball team, hopping onto social media, making connections that led to his..||2/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSean Hagey the founder of Get PT 1st and Mental Health Matters shares his personal story of becoming a PT, helping clinics with marketing, and leveraging his story to shatter the stigmas around mental health||In this episode, Sean Hagey the founder of Get PT 1st and Mental Health Matters shares his personal story about growing up in a small town, becoming a Physical Therapist, helping local clinics with marketing, and leveraging his own story to shatter...||1/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Darkness of Domestic Violence||In this episode, as your host, Matt Villegas, I share childhood stories that shed light on the darkness of domestic violence. Please be advised that this is mature content. Hope this helps someone who needs it. Below are resources if you (or...||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShelley Ackerman shares her story from PT student at University of St Augustine to cash-based PT to founder of tech startup Nue Wellness||In this episode, Shelley Ackerman shares her story being born in Venezuela with her twin sister, raised in Miami, studying as a DPT student at the University of St. Augustine, opening up a cash-based Physical Therapy practice, and founding the tech...||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrianne Showman Brown shares her story as the CrossFit Physical Therapist and owner of Get Your Fix PT in Arizona||In this episode, Brianne Showman Brown shares her personal story about trying a variety of sports growing up, becoming a Physical Therapist, enjoying CrossFit, and learning to collaborate with other healthcare professionals. I had the honor and...||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoel Kim shares his story as a Marine and relatively new Physical Therapist||In this episode, Joel Kim shares his personal story about struggling with PTSD as a Marine, working while spending time with his family, and learning the ropes as a relatively new Physical Therapist. Tune in to hear more about his story! Join...||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWill Boyd shares his story on battling past anxiety and depression as a Physical Therapy student||In this episode, Will Boyd shares his personal story about struggling as a DPT student while battling anxiety. The good that came out of his experience was the drive to find a creative outlet, leading to the launch of two podcasts: The Knowbodies...||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJerry Durham shares his story as a PT in the field for nearly 25 years turned business owner who believes in putting the customer first||In this episode, Jerry Durham shares his stories from PT in the field for nearly 25 years to business owner in the SF Bay area who prioritizes putting the customer first. Most of all, Jerry pursued a career in Physical Therapy in order to...||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLisa Holland shares her story from Athletic Trainer to Women's Health Physical Therapist and Yoga Expert||In this episode, Lisa Holland, shares her story from Athletic Trainer to Women's Health Physical Therapist and Yoga Expert. She saw the need for maternal health, especially based on her personal experiences with her kids, which led to her practice as...||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRaymond Agostino shares his story as a runner and owner of a private practice Physical Therapy clinic||In this episode, Raymond Agostino shares his stories from DPT student turned runner to Physical Therapist turned private practice owner. As a clinician, Raymond has learned how to be more specific with goal-setting and better communicate with...||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrancisco Maia joins with his story on becoming the K9 PT||In this episode, Francisco Maia, PT, DPT, CCRT, shares his story about journeying from Brazil to the United States to gain a college education and become a Physical Therapist. Little did he know that (with some encouragement from his wife) he would...||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitYour host Matt Villegas joins with his story from the blog post "When words don't have weight and all you can do is wait"||In this episode, as your host, Matt Villegas, I share my childhood story, which I previously discussed on my blog. Please be advised that this is mature content. Hope this helps someone who needs it. Below are resources if you (or someone you...||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlogger "One Arm Bandito" Pete Mercer joins with his story on living with traumatic brachial plexus injury after an accident during his teenage years||In this episode, blogger "One Arm Bandito" Pete Mercer shares his personal story of unfortunately being the innocent victim of a motor vehicle accident during his teenage years and how that event impacted his life from the medical, psychological,...||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlogger and aspiring Pre-PT student Christy "Sunlight in Winter" shares her story on the patient experience as an individual living with chronic pain and central sensitization||In this episode, blogger and aspiring Pre-PT student Christy "Sunlight in Winter" shares her personal story of frustrations as a patient "nicely and politely" deemed crazy by healthcare professionals until fortunately meeting a Physical Therapist...||9/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMelissa DaSilva joins with an amazing story as a private practice Mental Health Expert who works closely with the LBGTQ+ community||In this episode, Melissa DaSilva, shares enlightening stories as a private practice mental health therapist who works primarily with the LGBTQ+ community. Also, she debunks a plethora of myths about mental health and interventions such as hypnosis....||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Michael Ko joins with his story from student to Cash-based Outpatient Ortho PT||In this episode, Dr. Michael Ko, DPT, shares his story from Pre-PT student to Physical Therapist to part-time cash-based practice owner. Also, he elaborates on how continuing education improved his ability to get patients better faster but, most...||8/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBill Reif joins with his stories from the clinic about treating SIJ dysfunction as a Physical Therapist||In this episode, Bill Reif shares his story as a seasoned clinician treating patients with SIJ (sacroiliac joint) dysfunction, especially women. With the support of his son, he wrote a book to educate the public on this particular issue that is not...||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrian Pickowicz joins with his story on transforming people into their strongest self as a lifestyle coach||In this episode, Brian Pickowicz shares his story about journeying from New Hampshire to Southern California as an online fitness coach and competitive bodybuilder. Little did he know that he would meet his hero in the gym, Arnold Schwarzenegger!...||8/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Jeff Moore joins with his story on embracing his passion for Physical Therapy with mentorship, courses, and podcasts||In this episode, Dr. Jeff Moore, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, MTC, CERT-SMT, shares his story on entering the field of Physical Therapy and pushing the envelope via virtual mentorship, continuing education courses, and podcasts. Despite originally pursuing...||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. RJ Williams the Balance and Dizziness Expert joins with his story on growing up with his dad's PT clinic||In this episode, Dr. RJ Williams, DPT, shares his story from Pre-PT student to Physical Therapist to the balance and dizziness expert of the Las Vegas area. His journey started with hanging out at his father's practice, feeling unsure about this...||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Eric Christensen the Expert on How and Why to Breathe Better joins with his story on opening a practice with his wife to better serve the community||In this episode, Dr. Eric Christensen, DPT, shares his story about becoming an expert on breathing better and communicating in order to help a majority of the people who walk into his clinic with an often overlooked fundamental problem. His journey...||7/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Ben Fung the Connector joins with his story from patient to Physical Therapist to small business owner||In this episode, Dr. Ben Fung, DPT, shares his story in the acute care hospital setting both as a patient and as a Physical Therapist. Also, he elaborates on his climb up the career ladder, earning his MBA, and opening up a small business to serve...||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTaylor Petrick shares her story about living with MS and debunking the myths||In this episode, Taylor Petrick shares her personal story about going blind while playing softball in the heat and later discovering that she had the classic signs of MS (Multiple Sclerosis). On top of that, she elaborates on her scheduling tips to...||7/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGreg Todd shares his story on how his patient experience transformed his Physical Therapy career||In this episode, Greg Todd reveals in-depth how a medically life-threatening experience in front of family forced him to make tough decisions to transform his life. By altering the way he viewed himself and his career, Greg has been able to...||7/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCapable Body Mission and Podcast Host Matt's Story||In this episode, your host Matt Villegas explains the purpose behind launching this podcast as well as sharing his personal story within healthcare as a patient and as a SPT (student physical therapist). Join the Capable Body Community Facebook...||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
A great podcast by a young man with an amazing life journey, who I assure you is poised to go on and do wonderful things as a clinician. This podcast...is only the beginning! Ya heard it here first...
This podcast really brings an important issue out to the masses to hear real stories from patients as we as providers strive to do the best for our patients. The host is a great guy who will acheive great things and I'm excited to see where this podcast goes! Highly recommend!
🔥🔥 Amazing Content!
Matthew Villegas brings so much valuable information along with the incredible people he interviews. Definitely don't want to miss this!