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  • Physical Therapist Help People
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    Physical Therapy A Physical Therapist (PT) is someone who helps another rehabilitate his or her bodies after an accident or disease that would disable ones ability to function as well. A Physical Therapist makes it possible for people to function again therefore getting those people back into the world regularly. Physical therapists need to be skilled in many things. One of such skills is judgement and decision making. Some of the other skills Physical Therapists should have are reading comprehe...
  • Professional Part Of The Physical Therapy Program
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    Debating the Practices of Physical Therapy What is there to debate Several sources repeatedly convey similar information on the care that a physical therapist provides. The Handbook of Physical Therapy, written by Robert Shestack, Current Physical Therapy, a book by Malcolm Peat, and "A Future in Physical Therapy", an internet publication by The American Physical Therapy Association, have notably parallel information within them. However, small variations can be found in their writings. Physical...
  • Physical Therapist With Patient Treatment Programs
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    The physical therapists of today do much more than restore function to traumatized limbs. They work with children to overcome crippling birth defects and with stroke victims to restore movement and independent living. For post-operative patients, they are the link in the health care team that speeds successful recovery Physical therapists prevent and treat athletic injuries, teach special exercises and body mechanics to ease low back pain and plan treatment programs to reduce pain and improve mo...
  • Career As A Physical Therapist
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    Jason Goldstein Prof. NazarioApril 13, 2005 People have created a hectic and busy world, that includes careers and daily activities that require physical activity. While attempting to attain the required physical conditioning, people often take chances with their personal health as they try to stretch their physical limits. Sometimes, people can surpass their current limits and form new boundaries; however, other times people are not so fortunate. These unfortunate times often lead to injury, in...
  • Physical Therapy Students And Other Health Care
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    Physical Therapists are health care professionals who study and treat people with health problems that are caused from injury or disease. A Physical Therapists assess joint motion, muscle strength and endurance, function of heart and lungs, and performance of activities required in daily living. Physical Therapists can specialize in a few different areas. There is Rehabilitation, Community Health, Industry, Sports, Research, Education, and Administration. In Rehabilitation, Physical Therapists p...
  • Ethics In Physical Therapy One
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    Ethics in Physical Therapy One of the most rapidly growing occupations in the United States today is Physical Therapy. The United States Department of Labor has projected 23,000 unfilled physical therapist positions in the year 2000 and a lack of qualified physical therapists to fill them (web). While Physical Therapy grows rapidly, questions of ethics in this field have also grown in large quantities. Physical therapy is the treatment of disease through physical means, including light, heat, so...
  • Patients About Their Physical Therapy Treatments
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    Physical Therapist Physical therapists provide services that help restore function, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients. They restore, maintain, and promote fitness and health. Their patients include accident victims to individuals with disabling conditions such as low back pain, arthritis, heart disease, fractures, head injuries, and cerebral palsy. Therapists examine patients' medical histories, then test and measure their strength, range of motion, b...
  • Physical Therapy
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    The principles of physical therapy have been around since the dawn of man. When people think of physical therapy they think of someone who is trying to relearn how to walk after a debilitating car accident or some circumstance like that. When in reality the act of physical therapy can be as little as rubbing a bruise or scratching an insect bite. Physical Therapy is as the American Physical Therapists Association defines a form of Health care that prevents, identifies, and alleviates acute or pr...

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