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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 lives simultaneously. I understand, intimately, that for every person I am able to help through physical therapy, there are other people supportive of him or her who are also improving. I believe this speaks to the vision of APTA, and I am eager to facilitate…

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  • Speech Therapy And Feeding Therapy: A Case Study

    REASON CHIEF COMPLAINT: Progress note for speech therapy and feeding therapy. S Patient continues to come to ambulatory care once a week for his feeding and speech therapy. He has participated in five speech therapy session since his initial evaluation. O Status of Goals: 1. Patient will correctly demonstrate a yawn/sigh to reduce tension in the vocal mechanisms during 5/10 trials. 2. Patient will all response to let the air out slowly when imitating: A. Phrase level utterance. B. …

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  • Person Centered Therapy And The Theory Of Person-Centered Therapy

    PERSON-CENTERED THERAPY Student’s name Prof’s name Course title Date Person-centered therapy (PCT), also known as person-centered psychotherapy, Rogerian psychotherapy, client-centered therapy or, person-centered counseling. It is a popular treatment that has proven to be effective despite criticism by behaviorists for deficiency of structure. Psychoanalysts too criticize it for its ability to provide conditional relationships. Carl Rogers, a human psychologist who…

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  • Advantages Of Narrative Therapy

    different social work practice techniques to address their client base differing issues. Narrative Therapy is another practice approach that I would utilize because this method presents the consumers as the experts in their own lives. This method empowers the consumer by utilizing their potential skill set, experience and mind frame to reduce the consumer barriers throughout life. This places the consumer in a principal role in part from a narrow role in the therapeutic process. The intention…

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  • Physical Therapy Characteristics

    The articles I collected focused on when it’s best for patients to receive occupational or physical therapy and the personality traits of occupational and physical therapists. These articles were published in scientific journals concerned with articles similar in subject. The journals and articles within the journals are written in expectation that other occupational therapists (OTs), physical therapists (PTs), occupational and physical therapy students, and other health care professionals will…

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  • The Benefits Of Pet Therapy

    a pet owner of an owl and had recommended animal therapy for caring for the sick. (Reynolds, 2012, p. 478). Studies have shown that pet therapy can improve the quality of life reduce pain, give relaxing methods in patients exhibiting stress and depression. (Byrne, Kropp, & Vincent, 2014, p. 05).Patients with physical disfigurements and disabilities are easier to connect with animals because of an animal’s non-judgement nature then even the client’s family members. (Byrne, Kropp, & Vincent, 2014,…

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  • The Importance Of Personal Therapy

    In my personal opinion, I think it would be a good idea for therapists to be required to undergo their own personal therapy before they become practitioners. Self-reflection is important in everyone’s daily life. Before a person becomes a therapist I think it is important to deal with any deep down problems they have, sometimes we don’t know that we have issues with something until it is discussed. Understanding one’s personal issues will help to increase a person’s self-understanding. A…

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  • Disadvantages Of Physical Therapy

    New York State Education Department (2012) claimed “ten visits begin when the first treatment is provided and ends when the patient is discharged from care after a maximum of ten visits or thirty days” (para. 9). Health care plans that restricts physical therapy care to sixty or ninety day periods orders/forces a random limit on recovery. According to New York State Education Department (2012), “other limitations, such as insurance reimbursement or work place policies may restrict treatment…

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  • Occupational Therapy

    The field of occupational therapy serves to aid people in regaining their independence. As an occupational therapist, your goal is to provide your patients with proper physical rehabilitation to engage in meaningful work, or occupations. The American Occupational Therapy Association defines this allied health field as, a career which assists people throughout the lifespan engage in the activities they want and believe are necessary by utilizing everyday activities as a means for therapy (“What…

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  • Disadvantages Of Recreational Therapy

    According to the American Therapeutic Recreation Association "recreational therapy, also known as therapeutic recreation, is a systematic process that utilizes recreation and other activity-based interventions to address the assessed needs of individuals with illnesses and/or disabling condition, as a means to psychological and physical health, recovery and well-being." (ATRA, 2009). This service helps restore and rehabilitate the functional ability and reduce the limitations one may have due…

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