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Aquatic Physical Therapy Section 800/999-2782 ext. 8512 - APTA

Aquatic Physical Therapy Section 800/999-2782 ext. 8512 - APTA | Aspect 2 | Scoop.it
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Calie Sheehy's comment, April 3, 2014 5:16 PM
Aspect 3. 8. Aquatic Physical Therapy is the skilled practice of physical therapy in an aquatic environment by a physical therapist assistant under the supervision of a physical therapist. "Physical Therapy includes but is not limited to treatment, rehabilitation, prevention, health, wellness and fitness of patient/client populations in an aquatic environment with or without the use of assistive, adaptive, orthotic, protective, or supportive devices and equipment."
Calie Sheehy's comment, April 3, 2014 5:18 PM
9. Aquatic Physical Therapy is the practice of physical therapy in an aquatic environment by physical therapists and physical therapists assistants. Aquatic Physical Therapists are licensed physical therapists who perform an examination and evaluation to establish a functional diagnosis, prognosis for functional recovery, and need for PT treatment with a plan of care.
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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Careers Overview

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Careers Overview | Aspect 2 | Scoop.it
Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist are the only providers of physical therapy services. In many practice settings, physical therapists rely on the PTA to assure that all patients/clients have access to physical therapy services.
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Calie Sheehy's comment, April 3, 2014 8:58 AM
4. Home health is when a patient gets treatment at home so the do not have to travel to an office. While the majority of patients are senior citizens, there also are pediatric patients with developmental disabilities and other conditions, and individuals of all ages who need rehabilitation because of injury or other causes.
Calie Sheehy's comment, April 3, 2014 5:01 PM
5. Rehabilitation Hospital/ Sub-Acute Rehabilitation is where physical therapy is given to some who is admitted to a rehabilitation facility. It is to give someone intense care for about three hours or more a day, to try to get them to a state where they can go home and care for themselves
Calie Sheehy's comment, April 3, 2014 5:02 PM
6. Research Center - In this setting, physical therapists and other professionals conduct research to improve patient/client care outcomes and support the body of knowledge in the field physical therapy.
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Yorba Linda Physical Therapy for Elderly Patients – An Overview

Yorba Linda Physical Therapy for Elderly Patients – An Overview | Aspect 2 | Scoop.it

Yorba Linda physical therapy focuses on improvement of overall body function of an elderly person. This therapeutic process is highly functional to treat problems like balance issues, pain, poor muscle strength and immobility commonly found in aged people. In this article, you will find out that in what way it can benefit elder persons.


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How we can reduce the impact of falls on the elderly - WalesOnline

How we can reduce the impact of falls on the elderly - WalesOnline | Aspect 2 | Scoop.it
WalesOnline How we can reduce the impact of falls on the elderly WalesOnline Delivering another speech last month, at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Prof Drakeford noted that physiotherapy and other therapies “are particularly well-placed...
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Calie Sheehy's comment, March 13, 2014 8:36 PM
1.Falling is not part of ageing.Falls can be prevented yet it is the leading cause of death.,Exercises improve strength and balance, while educating people on how to perform everyday activities, like getting out of bed or standing up safely, all of which improves someone's confidence.
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Where Physical Therapists Work

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Learn about the various settings where physical therapists work.
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Calie Sheehy's comment, April 3, 2014 5:14 PM
Aspect 3. 7. There is a variety of job settings there are to choose from. The hospital setting is one of the more common settings where physical therapists. Acute care, orthopedic, and geriatrics are a few of the hospital specialties physical therapists can practice in.
Calie Sheehy's comment, April 3, 2014 5:21 PM
10. Rehabilitation hospitals and centers are yet another popular setting for physical therapists. Here physical therapists work in a team along with occupational, speech, and recreational therapists to provide patient's with complete therapy.
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Physical Therapy a Boon for Seniors

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Would you believe in a nondrug treatment that works for arthritis, cancer pain, Parkinson's, and incontinence and improves your strength and endurance? There is one -- physical therapy.
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Calie Sheehy's comment, March 13, 2014 9:00 PM
5.When a person gets injured or has a prolonged illness, doctors often recommend physical therapy. In the case of older people, though, sometimes this is seen as just something to try. Physical therapy may help with many conditions affecting older people, from Alzheimer's to urinary incontinence.
Calie Sheehy's comment, March 13, 2014 9:02 PM
6. Physical therapy can restore or increase strength, range of motion, flexibility, coordination, and endurance -- as well as reduce pain. Another important role is to retrain the patient to do everyday tasks. Arthritis is one of the main things that elders go to physical theyapy for, to regain control and use of their hands and feet and other body parts
Calie Sheehy's comment, March 13, 2014 9:04 PM
7.Physical therapy can also help alleviate some of the pain associated with cancer. Physical therapist have to determine the right exercise and right amount of exercises based on clinical judgment rather than patients just moving around as much as they can stand to at home.
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Physical Therapy - Improving Balance and Preventing Falls

Shannon Brady, PT, DPT explains how older adults can work with a physical therapist to improve their balance and prevent falls. For more information and to f...
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Calie Sheehy's comment, March 13, 2014 8:51 PM
3.Physical therapists can help you avoid painful, invasive and expensive surgery, in many instances. No matter what area of the body ails you – neck, shoulder, back, knee – physical therapists have an established history of helping individuals improve their quality of life
Calie Sheehy's comment, March 13, 2014 8:53 PM
4.Whether you are living with diabetes or recovering from a stroke, a fall, or a sports injury, a physical therapist can help you! They are trained in all parts of the body and know the most effective ways.
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MultiCare Home Health - Physical Therapy & Elderly Care in B

http://www.multicareinc.com - MultiCare is a privately owned full service agency providing traditional home health, physical therapy and personal care servic...
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Calie Sheehy's comment, March 13, 2014 8:47 PM
2. Give patients that highest possible level of care is important for everyone, but especially for elders. With older patients getting hurt more frequently it is important to get them back on their feet and to make them strong so injuries dont keep happening. On site physical therapist is one of the best ways to insure that elders are getting the help they need when they get an injury