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Physical Therapy category provides info on recuperating. Gaining experience in a physical therapy position demands time and patience and the decision to work in a medical setting. There are many ways in which anybody may get experience in this field.

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What's A Ligament?

You are familiar with bones and cartilages. You also know that your bones make up the entire structure of your body so that you can sit, stand, walk, and move...

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Physical Therapy - The Prerequisite Steps

Physical Therapy - The Prerequisite Steps

Ever thought about becoming a physical therapist? This article will outline the prerequisite steps to doing just that. You will find a simplified guide to becoming...

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Many of us experience pain daily in our lives such as pain in our joints and back. We often simply accept it as part of aging and simply take painkillers or stop doing activities which we love. While

By: Derick Ng l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 25, 2012

Making changes within your PT clinic may leave you feeling uneasy at first - especially if what you've been doing is working fine. Don't fix it if it isn't broken, right? Web based practice

By: Heidi Jannenga l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 24, 2012

It may have crossed your mind at one point or another that it's time to branch off and begin your own PT clinic. When first beginning this process, people will tell you that this will cost you

By: Heidi Jannenga l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 24, 2012

California State Universities are this year offering a Doctor of Physical Therapy program (DPT) as the Masters of Physical Therapy program (MPT) is fast becoming a thing of the past. This article

By: Todd W Maxted l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 23, 2012
Mark J Roderick

The work of the therapist will usually start by examining the condition of the child. This includes checking the past medical history of the patient, running a battery of mental and physical tests as

By: Mark J Roderick l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 23, 2012

Knee injuries are incredible frustrating for an athlete who is performing at their best. But what if there was a technique that helps prevent or recover for knee injuries. To learn more read on.

By: Tom M Connors l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 22, 2012
Richard A Haynes

Knee replacement rest and recovery involves making sure you have set yourself up for success by not only having the right equipment available to help the rehabilitation process but, understanding

By: Richard A Haynes l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 22, 2012
Rachel Berret

Since your childhood, you have been told of the so-called proper ways of doing certain things. You are taught the proper way of sitting, standing and walking. In other cases, you are also taught of

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 16, 2012
Manu Kalia

Ayurvedic (East Indian holistic medical system) perspective on joint pain relief using natural solutions. Ayurveda treats musculo-skeletal problems holistically, taking into account the whole

By: Manu Kalia l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 16, 2012
Matthew Craig Long

Choosing a complementary/physical therapist can be difficult. Following a few simple steps can aid locating a good therapist and avoid the cowboys.

By: Matthew Craig Long l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 15, 2012

Now that you have completed your physical therapy course all you need to do is pass the National Physical Therapy exam (NPTE). The following article will provide you with all the information needed

By: Todd W Maxted l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 14, 2012

Knee surgery can greatly change the life of an individual suffering from knee joint pain. It is important to first learn about the surgery and see if it is right for you or your loved one.

By: Kitchi Joyce l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 13, 2012

Bowen therapy, and the advanced form known as Neurostructural Integration Technique (NST), is an alternative medical system that utilizes gentle, clear-cut but powerful soft tissue activations that

By: Michael Nixon N Livy l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 12, 2012

Bowen Therapy is a therapy that is primarily based on soft moves made on specific parts of the body which creates an amazing energy flow within the body which helps in curing back pains, spasms and

By: Michael Nixon N Livy l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 12, 2012

The Neurostructural Integration Technique (NST) is a dynamic and skillful professional bodywork technique developed primarily from Bowen therapy techniques. It was developed specifically for

By: Michael Nixon N Livy l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 12, 2012
Jonathan Berns, D.C.

X-rays usually worry people due to the popular dangers of radiation and its possible effects. But X-ray has a lot of uses that makes it more beneficial than dangerous especially in terms of

By: Jonathan Berns, D.C. l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 06, 2012
Tyson Faulkner

Your knee joints are generally one of the more important joint parts on your body, roughly each movement you are doing makes use of one's knees. If you have patella discomfort in their past, one

By: Tyson Faulkner l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 05, 2012

Ever thought about becoming a physical therapist? This article will outline the prerequisite steps to doing just that. You will find a simplified guide to becoming a physical therapist, from applying

By: Todd W Maxted l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 04, 2012

This article outlines why physical therapy has been recognised as one of the best jobs in America. You will discover what factors influence this decision and why you should join the profession.

By: Todd W Maxted l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 04, 2012

A brief explanation of Megan's neuromuscular pain and dysfunction and approach to treatment. This is my individual interpretation of her situation.

By: Charlie J Molloy l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 03, 2012
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Rachel Berret

Dry needling is one of the many therapeutic treatments people enlist to relieve themselves of muscle pain. This procedure makes use of filiform needles to release trigger points in the treatment of a

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 169 lComments: 0

Now that you have completed your physical therapy course all you need to do is pass the National Physical Therapy exam (NPTE). The following article will provide you with all the information needed

By: Todd W Maxted l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 14, 2012 lViews: 114 lComments: 0

Bowen therapy, and the advanced form known as Neurostructural Integration Technique (NST), is an alternative medical system that utilizes gentle, clear-cut but powerful soft tissue activations that

By: Michael Nixon N Livy l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 12, 2012 lViews: 83 lComments: 0

Learn about how cold therapy treatment can aid in post operative rehabilitation. Cold therapy reduces pain and speeds recovery.

By: C. Dillon l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 79 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

You are familiar with bones and cartilages. You also know that your bones make up the entire structure of your body so that you can sit, stand, walk, and move around. But do you know how these bones

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0

A brief explanation of Megan's neuromuscular pain and dysfunction and approach to treatment. This is my individual interpretation of her situation.

By: Charlie J Molloy l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 03, 2012 lViews: 65 lComments: 0

California State Universities are this year offering a Doctor of Physical Therapy program (DPT) as the Masters of Physical Therapy program (MPT) is fast becoming a thing of the past. This article

By: Todd W Maxted l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 23, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0

Ever thought about becoming a physical therapist? This article will outline the prerequisite steps to doing just that. You will find a simplified guide to becoming a physical therapist, from applying

By: Todd W Maxted l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 04, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0

Many of us experience pain daily in our lives such as pain in our joints and back. We often simply accept it as part of aging and simply take painkillers or stop doing activities which we love. While

By: Derick Ng l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 25, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0

Making changes within your PT clinic may leave you feeling uneasy at first - especially if what you've been doing is working fine. Don't fix it if it isn't broken, right? Web based practice

By: Heidi Jannenga l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Tom Brauch

Part of running a successful PT clinic is to constantly strive to find ways to improve your business. One way medical practices can improve is to frequently audit to pinpoint areas that are strong,

By: Tom Brauch l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0

It may have crossed your mind at one point or another that it's time to branch off and begin your own PT clinic. When first beginning this process, people will tell you that this will cost you

By: Heidi Jannenga l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

Since your childhood, you have been told of the so-called proper ways of doing certain things. You are taught the proper way of sitting, standing and walking. In other cases, you are also taught of

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 16, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Daniel Lambeth

If you have TMJ you can use exercises to help you cure TMJ without surgery. There are plenty of things you can add to this to create a treatment plan such as an adjusted diet and some stress reducing

By: Daniel Lambeth l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Richard A Haynes

Knee replacement rest and recovery involves making sure you have set yourself up for success by not only having the right equipment available to help the rehabilitation process but, understanding

By: Richard A Haynes l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 22, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Jonathan Berns, D.C.

X-rays usually worry people due to the popular dangers of radiation and its possible effects. But X-ray has a lot of uses that makes it more beneficial than dangerous especially in terms of

By: Jonathan Berns, D.C. l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 06, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

Osteopathy has indeed become a well-known practice especially within the field of medicine even if it is not an entirely medical profession in itself. The practice has a mixture of the basic medical

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Dezzie N Libertad

A licensed professional who works next to a licensed physical therapist is called a Physical Therapy Assistant or PTA. Similar to nursing assistants, a PTA gives straight and direct aid to patients

By: Dezzie N Libertad l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 16, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

The Neurostructural Integration Technique (NST) is a dynamic and skillful professional bodywork technique developed primarily from Bowen therapy techniques. It was developed specifically for

By: Michael Nixon N Livy l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 12, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

Knee surgery can greatly change the life of an individual suffering from knee joint pain. It is important to first learn about the surgery and see if it is right for you or your loved one.

By: Kitchi Joyce l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 13, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
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Being injured while in the middle of playing a game can be devastating. You have to endure the pain of not being to participate. You also have to go through the physical pain that the injury brings

By: Francisco D Perry l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 33 lComments: 0

Many of us experience pain daily in our lives such as pain in our joints and back. We often simply accept it as part of aging and simply take painkillers or stop doing activities which we love. While

By: Derick Ng l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 25, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Lawrence Reaves

Our knees are important and vital for our mobility, however they are also one of the most extensively used joints dealing with more stress and wear than the rest. What happens when our knees don't

By: Lawrence Reaves l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Mar 29, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
Jonathan Berns, D.C.

X-rays usually worry people due to the popular dangers of radiation and its possible effects. But X-ray has a lot of uses that makes it more beneficial than dangerous especially in terms of

By: Jonathan Berns, D.C. l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 06, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

You must follow your doctor's instructions following a shoulder surgery procedure. We also look at when shoulder replacement should be done and who does not make an eligible candidate for it.

By: A Aaronson l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

You are familiar with bones and cartilages. You also know that your bones make up the entire structure of your body so that you can sit, stand, walk, and move around. But do you know how these bones

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

Osteopathy has indeed become a well-known practice especially within the field of medicine even if it is not an entirely medical profession in itself. The practice has a mixture of the basic medical

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

In the medical field, there are those that practitioners call side-effects, risks and complications. You might have experienced them but have not distinguished. They are effects of the treatment that

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

The practice of Osteopathy traces its roots back to 1874, when Andrew Taylor Still proposed the idea that the treatment of most diseases or illnesses should be done in careful consideration of the

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 43 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

Dry needling is one of the many therapeutic treatments people enlist to relieve themselves of muscle pain. This procedure makes use of filiform needles to release trigger points in the treatment of a

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 169 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

Tension in your muscles is often the result of fatigue and stressful working conditions. When you are put under a stressful situation, your muscles and tissues tend to tighten. This is one of your

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

Are you familiar with incidents where you have a sudden burst of energy? You would also exhibit a level of strength and a sense of creativity that you do not normally exude in ordinary circumstances.

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Mar 19, 2012 lViews: 39 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

Since your childhood, you have been told of the so-called proper ways of doing certain things. You are taught the proper way of sitting, standing and walking. In other cases, you are also taught of

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 16, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Daniel Lambeth

If you have TMJ you can use exercises to help you cure TMJ without surgery. There are plenty of things you can add to this to create a treatment plan such as an adjusted diet and some stress reducing

By: Daniel Lambeth l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0

Learn about how cold therapy treatment can aid in post operative rehabilitation. Cold therapy reduces pain and speeds recovery.

By: C. Dillon l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 79 lComments: 0
Dezzie N Libertad

A licensed professional who works next to a licensed physical therapist is called a Physical Therapy Assistant or PTA. Similar to nursing assistants, a PTA gives straight and direct aid to patients

By: Dezzie N Libertad l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 16, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Tom Brauch

Part of running a successful PT clinic is to constantly strive to find ways to improve your business. One way medical practices can improve is to frequently audit to pinpoint areas that are strong,

By: Tom Brauch l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0

Knee surgery can greatly change the life of an individual suffering from knee joint pain. It is important to first learn about the surgery and see if it is right for you or your loved one.

By: Kitchi Joyce l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 13, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0

Ever thought about becoming a physical therapist? This article will outline the prerequisite steps to doing just that. You will find a simplified guide to becoming a physical therapist, from applying

By: Todd W Maxted l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 04, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0

This article outlines why physical therapy has been recognised as one of the best jobs in America. You will discover what factors influence this decision and why you should join the profession.

By: Todd W Maxted l Health & Fitness > Physical Therapy l Apr 04, 2012 lViews: 43 lComments: 0
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