Radiology Tech vs MRI Tech- Who’s Better?
Oct11

Radiology Tech vs MRI Tech- Who’s Better?

Did you know that MRI techs and radiology techs are often grouped together? They’re even on the same page of the Bureau of Labor Statistics website! Although these two medical careers are similar, there are several key differences between them. These differences range from responsibilities, education requirements, and daily tasks. We’ve outlined how these MRI tech vs radiology tech careers differ and highlighted what they have in...

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine: What Works?
Jan14

Complementary and Alternative Medicine: What Works?

Physical therapists understand that patients don’t always need pills to get relief. Healing and relaxation are often the result of complementary and alternative medicine. When coupled with approved treatments, alternative medicine like yoga is becoming more mainstream. Think of this blog post as a refresher course on complementary and alternative medicine. While the “cupping craze” might be a passing fad, the following...

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What Does a Mammography Technologist Do?
Oct22

What Does a Mammography Technologist Do?

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we will take a look at the professions that focus on breast cancer diagnosis. What does a mammography technologist do and how can you land a travel job as one? Keep reading to learn more about the job and education requirements. Two of the professions dedicated to fighting breast cancer are radiation therapists and mammography technologists. Radiation therapists use high-energy rays to...

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High Risks and High Demands | Dialysis Techs and COVID-19
May29

High Risks and High Demands | Dialysis Techs and COVID-19

When you step back and take a bird’s eye view of the pandemic, it’s amazing how differently people’s lives are affected. There are young people who are relatively low risk individuals with little worry. Others have office jobs who maybe now have to work from home but are otherwise unaffected. Then there are those who continue to work and go about their lives as if nothing is going on. Some states are on full stay at home order, while...

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Becoming a Respiratory Therapist
Apr10

Becoming a Respiratory Therapist

As you begin to pursue a healthcare profession, you’ll need to decide which specialty is right for you. Right now, with the onset of COVID-19 in the United States, there are certain professions that are growing at an exponential rate. For example, respiratory therapists are one of them. This is because COVID-19 is a virus that affects the lower respiratory system. Respiratory therapists work with patients of all ages who suffer from...

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PT Presents | Gifts For Physical Therapists
Jan13

PT Presents | Gifts For Physical Therapists

We know we’re a few weeks out from the holidays, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to stop giving gifts! There are plenty of occasions where giving a gift is in order. Whether it’s a birthday, marriage, promotion, or a friendly “just because” gift, there’s always a need for gift ideas. This time we’re going to focus on the physical therapist in your life. Whether they’re a coworker, spouse, or friend, physical therapists deserve...

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