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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The Role of Pediatric Physical Therapists
Feb27

The Role of Pediatric Physical Therapists

People of all ages benefit from the professional services physical therapists provide. Whether it’s a senior maintaining mobility or just someone recovering from a major injury or illness, physical therapy has wide reaching benefits. However, children are one demographic with very specific needs when it comes to these services. The role of pediatric physical therapists is absolutely integral to a child and their family’s wellbeing and...

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Becoming Physical Therapy Specialty Certified | Basic Overview
Feb21

Becoming Physical Therapy Specialty Certified | Basic Overview

As a physical therapist, you likely enjoy the respectable salary and job growth that come with your profession. Additionally, you probably enjoy helping people recover and promote healthy lives. However, you may also wonder how you can advance your career more rapidly than simply by gaining experience. Perhaps one of the quickest ways to promote your own career growth, consider becoming physical therapy specialty certified! Whether or...

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