Top Five Benefits of Rural Physical Therapy Travel Assignments
Nov21

Top Five Benefits of Rural Physical Therapy Travel Assignments

Small town USA may look like a scene from an old western film or the inspiration for the most recent country music hit. However, don’t be so quick to roll your eyes at the idea of taking on a travel assignment there. Although working in a rural area can be challenging, places with limited access to healthcare also have their charms about them. For example, everyone will likely get to know your name pretty quickly. On the downside,...

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3 Fun Forms of Physical Therapy
Nov02

3 Fun Forms of Physical Therapy

Floating in the pool, going horseback riding, or walking a dog may not exactly sound like the most formal methods of physical therapy and occupational therapy. However, when proven therapy techniques and the skill of a rehab therapist are combined with these activities, they become aquatic physical therapy, equestrian therapy (or therapeutic riding) and pet therapy! Keep reading to find out more about these different, yet fun forms of...

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Telehealth Physical Therapy – What’s it all About?
Oct11

Telehealth Physical Therapy – What’s it all About?

Just a little while ago, I wrote a blog on non-clinical physical therapy jobs, and one of the jobs I talked about was a telehealth physical therapist. This career intrigued me because I wasn’t sure how physical therapy could be delivered virtually since it’s such a hands-on career. So, I decided to look into telehealth physical therapy a bit more, and what I found surprised me! Check it out! Telehealth Physical Therapy |...

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Non-Clinical Physical Therapy Jobs | 6 Alternatives
Oct03

Non-Clinical Physical Therapy Jobs | 6 Alternatives

Mary has been a physical therapist for over 20 years, and she’s starting to get a little burnt-out. Unfortunately, her 50-year-old body can’t handle the long, streneous shifts on her feet like it could two decades ago. She isn’t ready to retire just yet, but she definitely wants to look into some non-clinical physical therapy jobs as soon as possible… Can you relate to Mary’s situation? Have you ever...

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Burn Therapy Could Be the Specialty You Need
Jul24

Burn Therapy Could Be the Specialty You Need

Burns are one of the most traumatic injuries the human body can endure.  Multiple body systems are simultaneously involved. Depending on the severity, burns can appear deceivingly non-threatening while doing most of their dirty work beneath the damaged skin. Damaged blood vessels dilate causing inflammation and edema are typically listed among many other life-threatening problems.  Once the patient is stabilized and undergoes graft...

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PTA to PT Transition | Crossing the Bridge
Jun20

PTA to PT Transition | Crossing the Bridge

Are you a physical therapist assistant (PTA) looking to further your education and career to become a physical therapist (PT)? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Below, we’ll provide some useful information to help you make the PTA to PT transition with confidence! PTA to PT Transition What’s the Difference? Generally speaking, PTAs are support-level physical therapists and PTs are professional-level physical...

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