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  • The Career Of Physical Therapy

    (John F. Kennedy) once said,“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” When she was in 6th grade her aunt had worked at Schultz Chiropractic Center. She would always watch how she treats her patients and she was so amazed by the great massage that she was giving to her patients. The career of a physical therapist is a laborious and a big responsibility because the new patients and fixing their…

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  • Physical Therapy And Down Syndrome Essay

    Physical Therapy/ Down Syndrome Physical Therapy has been playing a role in most people 's life for as long as they can remember. From teaching children how to walk, to teaching the elderly too. Physical therapy has helped people in many ways, from injured people who need to relearn everything to helping children who have Down Syndrome learn everything. Physical therapy is a major part of a lot of people’s life and you may not even know it. There are many types of therapy, Speech therapy,…

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  • A Career In Physical Therapy

    Physical therapy is a type of treatment needed when health problems make it difficult to move and do everyday tasks; it helps aid to pain caused by movement. The goal of a physical therapist is to help make daily tasks easier. They also help to recover after surgeries or injuries. The physical therapist will first observe the movements of the patient and then diagnosing their dysfunctional movements; from their observations, physical therapist then set up care plan to set goal and an expected…

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  • Essay On Loma Prieta Earthquake

    In October 1989, a 7.1 earthquake shook central California in Loma Prieta and made its way to Oakland and around the bay area. This earthquake caused billions in damages with 3,800 people injured and left 62 people dead. My mother was living in Oakland at the time and remembers a lot when the earthquake hit. Although my parents were not together at the time of the earthquake my dad also experienced the shake all the way in Novato, California. The aftermath of the earthquake really caused many to…

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  • Physical Therapy Reflection

    Physical therapy is a type of treatment that many individuals may need when they are experiencing health problems that make it hard for them to move around or do daily task that they once were able to do on their own. The goal at any Physical therapy center is to help a patient get back to their normal range of motion such as restoring or increasing their flexibility, strength, endurance, coordination, and/or balance. (Physical Therapy) A patient can also be refer to a physical therapist to help…

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  • The Importance Of Physical Therapy

    Physical therapist role in acute care encompasses treatment of patients with short-term intervention, urgent medical care or after surgery. Utilization of gait training, balance-coordination training, pain control, therapeutic, range of motion and strength body mechanics are some of the interventions that will be administered to the patient with acute diagnosis…

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  • Physical Therapy Argumentative Essay

    that believe physical therapy won’t work for them, some believe that, physical therapy does not help, actually if done correctly it greatly benefits people. Physical therapists formed their first professional association in 1921, called the American Women's Physical Therapeutic Association.…

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  • Student Learning Temperative Essay

    Student Affairs Administration Examination: Question 1 In the last 10 years, a number of reports have been issued by the preeminent student affairs associations, specifically the American College Personnel Association and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. These seem to be in a pursuit to frame the future direction of the student affairs profession. Reports such as the Student Learning Imperative (SLI) (ACPA, 1996) and Principles of Good Practice (ACPA/ NASPA, 1997)…

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  • Statement Of Purpose: A Career In Physical Therapy

    Have you ever wondered what career you might want when you grow up? 1. I have, and for me it has always been physical therapy. Other career ideas have come and gone, but physical therapy tends to always be the one I come back to. Both of my parents are physical therapists, which has intrigued me. Getting to be around people with this career has let me see some of the amazing things about it, and some of the not-so-amazing things. When choosing a career in physical therapy, it is important for me…

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  • Process Essay: Dry Needling In Physical Therapy

    myofascial pain, which is a chronic condition that affects the tissues that cover the muscles. The current issue is whether the use of dry needling is within the professional and legal scope of physical therapy practice and how should the American Physical Therapy Association solve the problem of educating PT’s and patients on the practice of dry needling. Dry…

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