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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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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