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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These Innovative Physical Therapy Techniques May Surprise You!
May09

These Innovative Physical Therapy Techniques May Surprise You!

The world of healthcare is constantly evolving. Healthcare professionals around the world are always striving to deliver the best, cutting-edge care to their patients. When it comes to physical rehabilitation, we’re starting to see more innovative physical therapy techniques than we have before. Physical therapists are continuously updating their skillset, learning new techniques, and building their expertise. Check out some of...

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I, Robot of Healthcare | Technology and Physical Therapy
Apr20

I, Robot of Healthcare | Technology and Physical Therapy

While technology has shaped the face of healthcare for centuries, we have seen rapid developments in the past decade. Perhaps one of the most interesting developments connects technology and physical therapy. When you hear the term “exoskeleton” you likely think of robots in some futuristic dystopia like the film I, Robot. Or maybe you think of military applications like the superhero Iron Man. However, you may not think of the...

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Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy – How do They Differ?
Apr03

Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy – How do They Differ?

Okay, so they both have the word “therapy” in them, but what’s the difference between occupational therapy and physical therapy? Generally speaking, both types of therapists provide rehabilitative care to patients with injuries or disabilities, but they’re actually quite different. If you’re wondering how these two specialties differ, keep reading. Below we’ll provide an overview of how occupational...

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Role of Caregivers in Physical Therapy | Three Main Strategies
Mar08

Role of Caregivers in Physical Therapy | Three Main Strategies

Working in healthcare means coordinating with many professionals and other facilities to achieve the best patient outcomes. It’s absolutely critical that each person involved in a patient’s care is aware of their roles in a treatment or therapy. Allied health is all about the synergy created when doctors, nurses, and therapists work together! However, one role doesn’t always get the credit or attention deserved. Here we’ll discuss the...

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Fun and Games: What is a Recreational Therapist?
Feb27

Fun and Games: What is a Recreational Therapist?

There are not a lot of jobs that pay you to put together puzzles, or play soccer, or create art. Luckily, a recreational therapist job gives you the opportunity to do just that. But what is a recreational therapist? “Recreation” and “Therapist” don’t seem like words that necessarily go together. However, that’s what makes this career choice so unique! A recreational therapist combines psychology with physical therapy to help a patient...

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