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For home health physical therapists, the daily commute is never the same. And that’s just the way they like it.
Physical therapists who have incorporated yoga into their practices discuss how and why they did it. They also explain how other PTs can benefit from knowledge of yoga, and how it may help their patients and clients.
With stock market fluctuations, rising unemployment, the collapse of the housing subprime market, and other indicators, it appears as if the US economy, too, may be in for a bumpy ride. What steps might PTs and PTAs consider to thrive in the months and years ahead? We asked some PTs their advice. Here’s what they said.
View highlights from the 2008 Combined Section's Meeting held February 6-9, in Nashville, TN.
It's not as simple as ABC.
It's best for patients and the nation's health care tab. Let your lawmakers know.
The article explodes the notion that yoga involves “slender women dressed in spandex twisting themselves into pretzels, or rooms full of people chanting and burning incense.” Instead, physical therapists (PTs) are using aspects of yoga to help patients ranging from young to old, and with a wide range of conditions. Several of the PTs began incorporating yoga into their practices after having experienced physical problems which were helped by yoga. Seeing the effects firsthand, they decided to share the benefits with their patients and clients.
A PTA "ups her game."
The professional gains of personal pain.