IMAGE SOURCE Overview Most people take for granted the ability to perform everyday tasks. Yet people who are severely injured or very ill often can’t do these seemingly simple things, like dressing and feeding themselves. Occupational therapists help sick and injured patients develop or redevelop the skills they need to function in their daily lives, . . .
image source Overview Physical therapist assistants (PTAs) work as part of a team to provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist. PTAs implement selected components of patient/client interventions (treatment), obtain data related to the interventions provided, and make modifications in selected interventions either to progress the patient/client as directed . . .
image source Overview Recreational therapists, also referred to as therapeutic recreation specialists, provide treatment services and recreation activities for individuals with disabilities or illnesses. Using a variety of techniques, including arts and crafts, animals, sports, games, dance and movement, drama, music and community outings, therapists improve and maintain the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of . . .
Have you realized that the youngest of baby boomers are now in their 50’s? As these folks seek services in prevention or treatment, the need for employees in the field of healthcare will obviously increase. Not only are we seeing a greater need for healthcare professionals due to the aging population, we also had 7.3 . . .
image source So you're interested in Sports Medicine? You probably played sports growing up, so you are probably familiar with sports-related injuries - you know, shin splints and ankle sprains, all that fun stuff. Those with a degree in Sports Medicine will have medical expertise and be qualified to help in many different scenarios in . . .
Snap, crackle, and pop! We all know the stereotype of the chiropractor, but for millions of people all over the world, relief from back and neck pain happens on the chiropractor's table. Do you really know what a chiropractor does? They're experts in the neuromuscular system, meaning they know all about bones, muscles, nerves, and . . .
As the Baby Boomer generation continues to slip into retirement, there is increased demand for medical professionals needed to tend to their decline in health. This is especially true in the areas of mobility and pain management. This growing trend has caused many to consider a job in the field of physical therapy. Becoming a . . .