Graveyard Shift Survival Guide | Tips For Working Night Shift
Dec23

Graveyard Shift Survival Guide | Tips For Working Night Shift

We thank you, night owl health workers, for being our nocturnal support system. While it’s not always easy working into the wee hours of the night, your sacrifice does not go unnoticed. Not everyone is cut out for working the night shift. In fact, many of you didn’t have a choice before working at night. In fact, with the healthcare industry established as a 24/7 business, nearly 15 million people in the United States work full-time...

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What is EMR and Why it’s Going Extinct
Dec16

What is EMR and Why it’s Going Extinct

For those who’ve been in the healthcare industry for quite some time, answering the question of “what is EMR” is a no-brainer. However, for those just dipping their toes in the career, you might not know what it is or have even heard of the term. Despite it being a common FAQ on many medical sites, the term might be disappearing altogether. Below, we’re going to take a look at EMR, how they relate to EHRs, and why we probably...

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Opioid Alternatives For Pain Management
Dec12

Opioid Alternatives For Pain Management

It’s no secret that the country is in the midst of an incredibly deadly epidemic. The opioid epidemic has taken the lives of thousands of people and the statistics are only getting worse. One of the biggest reasons for the epidemic is the misuse of prescription opioids. In fact, roughly 21 to 29 percent of patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse them. This is why health professionals are being urged to consider...

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9 of the Best TheraPutty Exercises
Nov27

9 of the Best TheraPutty Exercises

Hands are an extremely important part of our everyday lives. That’s a pretty obvious fact. But sometimes we don’t realize just how much we take them for granted until we start having problems with them; pain, soreness, stiffness, range of motion issues, etc. Luckily, physical therapists and even occupational therapists have started using a new exercise tool to help people with their different hand ailments called “TheraPutty”. So,...

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Unconventional Therapy: Art Therapy Techniques
Nov20

Unconventional Therapy: Art Therapy Techniques

When it comes to physical therapy there are many techniques available, some of which are very unconventional. Take dancing and music therapies for example. There are many people who say they “dance until they feel better,” and it turns out there’s some truth behind it. Check out these four different types of art therapy listed below. More therapists are using these techniques to treat patients across the nation, so...

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8 Negative Effects of Bad Posture
Nov13

8 Negative Effects of Bad Posture

Bad posture, especially in today’s technological age, is impossible to escape. However, bad posture is more than a small daily issue. For both you and your patients, bad posture can have harmful effects. These are both negative effects on the body and the mind. In order to take care of yourself and give your patients the best care possible, it’s important to place emphasis on good posture. It may be tedious in the moment, but good...

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