How to Avoid Workism in Travel Therapy
Mar22

How to Avoid Workism in Travel Therapy

If you follow current trends online or on social media, you’ve probably come across the term “workism.” It is a term that was popularized by two different blogs here and here. While there is no official definition of the term, generally speaking, it is used to describe the “religion” of the working class. Not just the working class, but specifically it encompasses the college-educated workers, who see their self-worth as a product of...

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Organizing A Temporary Home for Travel Therapists
Mar13

Organizing A Temporary Home for Travel Therapists

The life of a travel therapist is full of adventure. You get to live in exciting new places while gaining valuable experience in your field. What could be better? Despite the benefits, travel therapy assignments are temporary. Being around for such a short amount of time can make organizing your living space pretty challenging. Check our easy tips for organizing a temporary home so that you can make the most of your next travel...

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3 Physical Therapy Treatments for Vertigo
Feb22

3 Physical Therapy Treatments for Vertigo

Some of your patients may experience vertigo, a common health problem which causes the sensation of dizziness, rocking, or spinning when a person is completely motionless. Though vertigo is not a life-threatening ailment, it can affect a person’s quality of life and prohibit them from doing simple activities. Luckily, there are several physical therapy treatments for vertigo that can help your patients manage their condition. What...

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Most Common Sports Injuries
Feb18

Most Common Sports Injuries

As a physical therapist, you will face all kinds of injuries ranging from minor to debilitating. As basketball season kicks into high-gear and football season comes to a close, it is important to keep yourself informed of some of the most common sports injuries. While not every patient is the same, and certainly not all injuries are the same, there are definitely some common things to look at. Browse Allied Travel jobs here! Most...

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Treating Trigger Points: A Therapist’s Guide
Feb06

Treating Trigger Points: A Therapist’s Guide

Pain is very personal. As a physical therapist, it is your job to discover the unique factors that contribute to your client’s pain and brainstorm techniques for relieving it. Trigger points are a common ailment, so there are many suggestions you can give a patient to help them mitigate pain caused by trigger points. What are trigger points? Myofascial trigger points, or muscle knots, are tough areas of muscle that can be very...

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