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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Depression In Physical Therapy

    A few factors that bring on depression in the Physical Therapy world are patients who have chronic pain, slower recovery times, and those with a loss of body function. Depression can also be associated with the fear of pain, perceived disability, and poor rehabilitation outcomes” (O’Sullivan, Schmitz, & Fulk, 2014). In patients with low back pain, depression is said to be onset by physical disability (Haggman, Maher, & Refshauge, 2004). The severe pain that some patients endure makes them…

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  • Physical Therapy: A Passion Of A Passion For Physical Therapy

    Physical therapy is more of a passion for me than a career choice. Physical therapy has directly and positively impacted my life, as well as the lives of others I care about, and the lives of those in my care. As a future physical therapist, I am driven to help people improve their lives through movement, not only for their sake, but also for sake of their family, loved ones and supporters whose lives have also been impacted. Physical therapy has a positive and transformative effect on many…

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  • Physical Therapy Benefits

    Regaining strength through physical therapy after an injury is not always an easy thing to do. It may take a lot of time and effort depending on how bad the injury is. Physical therapy can be a process that is long and tiring for an athlete. This plays a role in an athlete’s decision because he or she may want to have surgery and get their injury healed quicker rather than go through the process of physical therapy. The athlete may want to get the injury healed now because they may not want to…

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