physical therapist


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Synonyms for physical therapist

therapist who treats injury or dysfunction with exercises and other physical treatments of the disorder

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Divisional Head Rehabilitation SIH Dr Imad Malik Khan said that physical therapy or physiotherapy is a health care profession primarily concerned with the remedy of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention carried out by physical therapists.
97 percent passing rate in the Physical Therapist Licensure Examination and 94.
I hope that helps you to be more appreciative and discerning of your physical therapist.
Collaboration between the physical therapist and teacher of visually impaired students can help determine the best intervention methods for the student, especially during the most visually challenging activities of the day.
The physiatrist then assigns the physical therapist to perform therapeutic interventions to the patient/client.
Most states (48 plus the District of Columbia, according to APTA) require physical therapist assistants to have earned an associate's degree from an accredited program at a technical or community college, college or university, and to have passed the national examination for licensing or certification.
Central to the last strategic plan was that the purpose of the Acute Care Section was to serve physical therapist and physical therapist assistant members.
Some hospitals have a physical therapist in the ED full time who evaluates these patients, does physical exams, and determines whether they need to see the emergency physician or if their problems can be effectively managed on an outpatient basis.
Researchers found that stroke patients who did a home-based program that focused on strength and balance training, with instruction provided by a physical therapist, experienced the same gains in walking speed, functional abilities, and quality of life as patients who got treatment at a rehab center on a treadmill that supported their body weight.
Now Bearden, 34, who went from being an athlete to learning to maneuver in a wheelchair, routinely visits his physical therapist to work his back and shoulders and stay agile.
The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) curriculum is a 2-yr program of study that prepares a physical therapist assistant to perform interventions under the supervision of physical therapists (PTs) in an ethical, legal, safe, and effective manner.
Jason Gillam has been a physical therapist for more than five years and works for the Mat-Su Regional Medical Center in Palmer at its Outpatient Center in Wasilla.
I have never in my life had occasion to visit a physical therapist (just lucky, I guess), but recently my 15 year old daughter, who runs cross-country on her high school track team had a muscle injury that her primary doctor prescribed physical therapy for.
Offers a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP) certificate to qualifying veterinarians, veterinary technicians, physical therapists, and physical therapist assistants.
The acute care physical therapist practices in a fast-paced environment and therefore, must be prepared to make clinical decisions by integrating a large volume of information in a short time.
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