How can Travel Therapists Raise Autism Awareness
Apr19

How can Travel Therapists Raise Autism Awareness

April is Autism Awareness month, and what better way to become aware than to learn something new at the same time? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder which affects the way that a person communicates or interacts with others. ASD also affects how someone learns and behaves. While autism is commonly acknowledged, the spectrum and how to help those with autism is ever-evolving in the age of modern technology. So...

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Easy Breakfasts for Travel Therapists
Mar29

Easy Breakfasts for Travel Therapists

You’ve heard it for years and it still proves to be true. Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. Along with its many health benefits, being able to prepare breakfast the night before also saves times and reduces stress. You spend most of your time as a travel therapist taking care of others, but you can’t skip out on self-care. It may seem challenging to do this when you’re constantly changing locations, but you...

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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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Career Talk: 5 Healthcare Burnout Prevention Tips
Sep06

Career Talk: 5 Healthcare Burnout Prevention Tips

The healthcare field is undeniably a challenging industry. Long shifts, striving for patient satisfaction, and working amongst a busy team can affect you both physically and mentally. This, in turn, can affect how you feel about your career that you have undoubtedly worked hard for. So, how do you avoid burnout in allied health careers? Below we’ve outlined five simple healthcare burnout prevention tips! Keep reading! Healthcare...

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