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  • Physical Therapy

    World Confederation of Physical Therapy (WCPT) defined physical therapy as “services to people and populations to develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout the life span”. (1) Physical therapists are qualified to take on a complete examination/assessment of the patient/client to devise a diagnosis and prognosis/plan of care, to phase in a therapeutic intervention/treatment plan if appropriate, to examine the end result of any intervention/treatment, and to direct discharge arrangements. (2, 3) Physical therapists manage and provide services to patients/clients in collaboration with other health care professionals.(4) WCPT envisage physical therapists to grasp the role and function of the other professions,…

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  • Physical Therapy Career

    job, raise a family, and have a happy life. None of those things would be possible without a job. My goal is to become a physical therapist and help people. Having a career is the base to everyone’s lives. Without a career we wouldn’t be able to get married, start a family, and be able to provide for our families. Careers also keep you busy and organized. Studies show that having a full time job keeps your brain in better shape and functioning more efficient. After you understand that having…

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  • Philosophy Of Physical Therapy

    I have spent my fair share of time around physical therapy. Between having a younger sister who suffered from an inoperable brain tumor, to just being a downright clumsy child, my family has had plenty of experience in the healthcare field. When I was younger, physical therapy was my favorite place to go. I was allowed play games with my sister and do fun things such as playing “Follow the Leader” and “Simon Says”. What I did not realize at that time was all of the hard work that it takes to…

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  • Physical Therapy Essay

    three months. Thats 108 million people. Out of these 108 million people there is a very good chance that they will utilize the services of a Physical therapist. Physical Therapy is a wide ranging occupation where injuries and conditions of all kinds are treated. The job of a physical therapist can cover a wide variety of anatomy in the human body. This paired with the great potential for a wide range of physical ailments, deficiencies, and injuries, the educational requirements for the job…

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  • Essay On Physical Therapy

    of the entire academic and professional programs that presented in class, the one that caught my attention is Physical Therapy. Before the presentation, I already have an interest in physical therapy because one of my friends is in this program and I hear that physical therapists are usually happy with their jobs. This program would be a good fit for me because I enjoy working with other people and I want to help them get better by treating them, as well as helping them feel better by talking to…

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  • Observation In Physical Therapy

    Physical therapy is a dynamic and exciting health care profession that helps people with important aspects of the healing process, whether they are in pain and in discomfort due to injury or any other problems that causes lifetime disability. It helps to develop physical fitness and endurance using specific exercises to decrease stress and builds self-esteem in the development of a healthy lifestyle. It involves a professional interaction between physical therapist, physical therapist assistant,…

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  • The Benefits Of Physical Therapy

    Physical therapy is the treatment of injured and deformed patients by various exercises, remedies, and the most common, massages. Physical therapists are able to acquire jobs anywhere such as: clinics, hospitals, schools, nursing homes, and private homes, but they are not limited to only these places. They are able to help people live healthier and more active lives. The therapists are skilled enough to work on different patients in varying age brackets to reduce their pain and prevent future…

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  • Physical Therapy Assistant

    one day get better. She knows she’s not alone as there is her physical therapist standing in front of the door way with open arms, ready to guide her and do what it takes to restore her hope and get her feeling better. These professionals pride themselves on bringing out the best in people and not only healing the body but the soul. The job of physical therapy and physical therapy assistants is an important factor to a lot of people. It is a job that will always…

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  • Prosthetic Physical Therapy

    Prosthetic Physical Therapy is a medical career in which a physical therapist helps someone who has just received a prosthetic limb after an amputation. Amputation is the removal of a limb by trauma, medical illness, or surgery. As a surgical measure, it is used to control pain or a disease process in the affected limb. A prosthetic is an artificial limb made for a person who is requesting.Prosthetic Physical Therapists help patients get used to using there prosthetic, helping them put it on and…

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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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