Benefits of VR Therapy
Nov16

Benefits of VR Therapy

What if you had the ability to send your patients to the beach to rehab an injury? Or, what if your psychology patient could face his or her phobia in a controlled environment. Maybe, you’re working with a younger child and you want to reward all their hard work with a trip to outer space? Well, with virtual reality, the possibilities are endless when you’re working with patients. While it’s still in its infancy, VR therapy is slowly...

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Now Streaming Allied Heatlh | Tips for Telepractice Therapy
Jun26

Now Streaming Allied Heatlh | Tips for Telepractice Therapy

If you thought your career as a traveling allied health professional couldn’t get any more flexible, think again! Today there are all sorts of profitable new ways to apply your skills in healthcare and therapy thanks to technology. You could be between assignments or even on the road, but either way, you might want to consider starting a telepractice to supplement your income! The convenience and comfortability that telepracticing...

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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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The Internet of Things in Healthcare
Jan03

The Internet of Things in Healthcare

Search for healthcare trends in 2018 and the internet of things is at the top of everyone’s list. We know that medicine and technology greatly interact already, but the type of things we’ll see this year have lots of people talking. This includes technology like AI systems, consumer healthcare devices, advanced communication networks, and so much more. The internet of things in healthcare is expected to reach nearly $410 billion by...

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Wii-Hab for Physical Therapy
Jun05

Wii-Hab for Physical Therapy

You probably never thought it’d happen, but it turns out that video games may actually have benefits for patients needing physical therapy… No, this isn’t an alternate reality or a fake news article — patients young and old are actually taking to glowing screens for sessions of Wii-hab! In case you’re unfamiliar with the world of video gaming, Nintendo’s Wii console is a motion-based system utilizing TV-remote style controllers to...

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Smartphone Thumb: Thumbs-down to Texting
Mar03

Smartphone Thumb: Thumbs-down to Texting

What may sound like a made-up condition is actually an ailment that could potentially cause more harm to bodies than we know. Smartphone thumb sounds like something parents tell their teens about to keep them off their cellphones and go outside, but the truth is, it’s real. And, the effects of this condition are becoming more prevalent for the younger generation, as the use of smartphones grows. We’ve seen problems similar to...

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