10 Best Physical Therapy Colleges
May22

10 Best Physical Therapy Colleges

It’s no secret that physical therapy is one of the most booming career paths as of now. When you look at the numbers, it’s easy to tell that the industry is a perfect fit for uncertain young people thinking about beginning a healthcare career, but not really sure where to start. Physical therapy jobs are a stable career to get into these days considering that there were 204,200 open positions in 2012, according to the...

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10 Common Myths About Stretching
Apr23

10 Common Myths About Stretching

When done properly, stretching can reduce pain and create better blood circulation in the body. Because of its benefits, some people even claim that it’s healthier than exercising is. While stretching can be very helpful, it’s important not to stretch the truth about its benefits. So, let’s break down some common myths about stretching. What is Stretching? The two main types of stretching are dynamic and static....

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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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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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