Unconventional Therapy: Art Therapy Techniques
Nov20

Unconventional Therapy: Art Therapy Techniques

When it comes to physical therapy there are many techniques available, some of which are very unconventional. Take dancing and music therapies for example. There are many people who say they “dance until they feel better,” and it turns out there’s some truth behind it. Check out these four different types of art therapy listed below. More therapists are using these techniques to treat patients across the nation, so...

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Aphasia Physical Therapy: What is it and How Does it Work?
Nov13

Aphasia Physical Therapy: What is it and How Does it Work?

There are all kinds of physical therapy techniques that are used to deal with a number of physical and mental traumas. Did you know that there is physical therapy for a brain trauma that causes the person to not be able to speak, write, or understand language? Well, there is! Damage to specific areas of the brain cause aphasia. Speech-language pathologists treat this with different types of aphasia physical therapy. Below, we will...

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2020 Changes to ASHA Certification Standards: What to Expect
Oct10

2020 Changes to ASHA Certification Standards: What to Expect

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, otherwise known as ASHA, has high standards for their audiologists and speech-language pathologists. ASHA certification standards require that the professional update their certifications to correctly reflect their credentials. For any professional within this field, being “certified” signifies that they hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) which proves their excellence...

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Travel Therapy Apps | Our Top Picks
Aug13

Travel Therapy Apps | Our Top Picks

Technology continues to improve the field of medicine by simplifying practice and communication. But we’re not just talking about hospitals and clinics. You can actually carry some of this technology with you in your pocket! There are many apps that are made specifically for on-the-go physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists. These tools are not only helpful for travel therapists while...

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3 Most Common Myths About Childhood Speech Impediments
May15

3 Most Common Myths About Childhood Speech Impediments

As our little tikes start talking, many of them have cute speech difficulties. However, the more children are exposed to language, they begin to learn styles of mimicking adult communication and begin to perfect their dialect. Many parents just assume that speech habits of 4 and 5-year-olds aren’t an issue. They don’t feel that they need to seek expert help from speech pathologists. In fact, one Australian study said that...

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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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