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Physical Therapy (physiotherapy)

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A primary care health profession, physical therapy (physiotherapy) is the treatment of disorders of the muscles, joints or bones using physical agents like exercise, and manual and electronic massage. Common conditions treated by physical therapy include arthritis and nerve damage.
If you suffer from an eating disorder such as anorexia nervosa then  you tend to have a flat chest. Medications may be another reason  for it. If you still takes some med can actually stunt the growth  of your body. Talk to your doctor if you are concerned.
There are foundations which have scholarships available for  physical therapy.
Auricular therapy stimulates the body's own hormonal regulatingsystems, assisting the body's natural ability to balance and heal.It promotes well being, balance and prevents the development ofillness. Auricular physiotherapy recently re-discovered andexpanded by Paul Nogier in France during 1950s.
First Aid is responding to an emergency situation - heart attacks, bleeding, drowning, choking, poisoning, electrocution, spinal injuries, eye injuries and scalds and burns are typical situations where having a basic knowledge of what to do- knowing proper first aid procedures- you can be the hero....
"Muscle range is usually better described as muscle extensibility.  This is about muscles having the normal length so when they are  passively stretched a normal length is achieved. Muscles that are  too short may cause increased abnormal forces over time on a joint  the muscle crosses. Muscles...
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the estimated mean annual wage for physical therapist assistants as of May 2008 is, $46,300. This would amount to $22.26 per hour.
definitely nebulization is a part of nursing. we are here to follow the doctors prescription, and assisting them for optimal care of patients.being a nurse(working in ctvs depatment of cardiac superspeciality) i know the nebulization is coming under my duties. physiotherapists are not dealing with...
Another name of selective breeding can also be artificial breeding.
Stress helps in wound healing. Care should be given to avoid excessstress to growing collagen. Stress given should be in a mild andgradual manner .
  physical theraphy assistant make usually between $14.40 - $21.60   an hour
it won't always be fun but try to find something you like to do, many everyday things work on a variety of muscles in your body.
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Occupational Therapists help people achieve independence and  improve their ability to perform daily activities. Physical  therapists focus on the large motor groups needed for walking,  reaching, standing and physical activities. They work on strength,  balance, and range of motion.
An intraaortic balloon pump (IABP) is a machine that is used to increase the flow of oxygen-rich blood out of the heart. It lessens the workload of the actual heart muscles, sometimes producing up to 20% of its labor.When it comes to physical therapy, an IABP is often used after major heart failures...
Not very well. If the lead is a thin sheet and the x-ray source is strong, the x-rays go right through. X-ray shields are made of lead and are designed to be thick enough.
At present, the minimum educational requirement for physical therapists is a master's degree in physical therapy. However, this may change in the near future to a doctorate degree. For the source and more detailed information concerning your request, click on the related links section (U.S....
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This is not very practical. First the spine is enclosed in heavy bone and wrapped in thick muscles. You would have to be very strong and have a weapon that would not snap/break when penetrating the bone or getting stuck between the vertebrae. Then you would have to have a weapon long enough to reach...
There is no specific major at the undergraduate level. Among the undergraduate courses that are useful when one applies to a physical therapist education program are anatomy, biology, chemistry, physics, social science, mathematics, and statistics. Before granting admission, many programs require...
U should have done bpt from delhi or ur secondary edu from delhi...initially they were giving temp registration but i guess not now...
I think yes the reason is the program is very structured and i think people who have diploma or clinical practises in physiotheraopy should do this as a distuce education. I have done the course and i found it is very structural and infomative.
The nervous system would not have a path through which to send messages to the brain.
Chondromalacia Patella also known as runners knee... Firstly, Chondromalacia Patella is where the patella (knee cap) is rubbing against the trochlea grove of the femor and is becoming irritated and inflammed. It differs from Osteoarthritis as the damage to the cartillage is repairable... Treatment...
To become a physical therapist (not to be confused with a physical therapist assistant), it takes a master's degree in physical therapy. This may change in the near future to a doctorate degree. This would take approximately two to three years post bachelor's degree which take between 120 to 128...
Tell them"dont worry aboute it babe, ill help u get through it" uno ur the only reason i can life my life correctly, without u id b a total disaster, lol, I LOVE YOU SO MUCH:)<333
Physical therapists can be considered as doctors. The Doctorate of Physical Therapy can now be obtained through various universities. Minimum requirements for admittance is a 4-year B.S., which can be in anything as long as all "undergraduate course requirements" are also met. These usually include...
Physical therapists can wrok in outpatient clinics, hospital,  private practices, and soeties even schools.
The rewards that the Physical Therapists get is when they can watch a person who was badly injured get out of their wheel chair and walk for the first time unaided by anyone or that they see one of their clients walk unaided by any support system human or otherwise.PTs get their joy from seeing...
  The rehabilitation s most important in any injuries after it set alright by the surgeon..   physiotherapy helps to maintain the muscle power and joint range and get back to the normal life ss early as possible.   The proprioception can be regained only by proper physiotherapy.  ...
Yes, as long as you have the prerequisites completed. Most graduate schools require Physics I and II and upper level sciences and each school is different. You can even have a BS is art or music and go into a doctoral program as long as you have the required courses. Most doctoral programs last 3...
the qualities of a physiotherapist are to be confident and patient  and also have a sense go humour
lumbar extention exercise.
Years ago, the educational requirement for a physical therapist was a bachelors degree. As I understand it at present, most colleges and universities have know made it a masters, and - if not already - will soon make it a doctorate. Still, I will place a link under the related links section...
workers will be paid or compensated if injury was recived while at work
  Usually, scrubs or something loose and comfortable.
The bachelor's degree will take approximately four years to complete, depending on your specific undergraduate major, and the need for any developmental coursework as a result of basic skills testing. The master's degree in physical therapy will take approximately two and a half to three years to...
Physical Therapy technically pays more and is a longer educational commitment. I have been a Massage Therapist for 5 years and I love it. The world of bodywork and massage therapy is HUGE so there is always so much more to learn.
Yes you can get credited degree of physical therapist online. See sources and related links for more information.
  == Answer ==   i just started and i make 30,000 a year         They make about 40.000     For the source and more detailed information concerning this subject, click on the related links section (U.S. Department of Labor) indicated below.           ...
not that i know of, I've looked on lots of sites though. there are poncho's you can wear, but besides that there's nothing else
They can work both full time and part time depending on the education level of the therapists and the nature of the job. Some workplaces have a full time therapeutic staff dedicated to recovery like VA hospitals while other independent offices might just do referral appointments only.
You need to be in a college prep program in high school. Remember, within the United States, the minimum degree requirement for a physical therapist at present, is a master's degree in physical therapy. However, this may change in the near future to a doctorate for entry to the field. Focusing on...
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wages of physical therapist assistants were $46,140 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $37,170 and $54,900. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $28,580, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $63,830. For...
Master's degree programs typically are 2 to 2.5 years in length, while doctoral degree programs last 3 years.Physical therapist education programs include foundational science courses, such as biology, anatomy, physiology, cellular histology, exercise physiology, neuroscience, biomechanics,...
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wages of physical therapists were $72,790 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $60,300 and $85,540. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $50,350, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $104,350.
The minimum educational requirement for physiotherapists (physical therapists in the US) is a master's degree. However, this may soon change to a doctorate for entry into the field. The bachelor's degree would take approximately four years to complete as a full-time student, and the master's degree...
Condition not curative, means that the condition is not positively being effected by the therapy and therefore, therapy is no longer recommended. Therapist must be able to show rehabilitation in order to obtain a script to continue provision of therapy
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There are physical therapy jobs in Chicago. There are jobs in hospitals, health centers, and health services. You can find jobs at United Methodist Healthcare Recruitment and Chicagoland Methodist Senior Services. A link to their website is provided below. http://www.umhrchicago.com/services...
Physical therapy can be studied at three different levels. Physical therapist aidePhysical therapist assistantPhysical therapistDepending on what is your career objective or what you want to become you can get on the job training, community and private colleges and university programs.Hope it helps!
"A physical therapist's assistant helps the physical therapist with patient care. They may supervise routines, instruct patients in how to preform exercises and other duties all under the supervision to the PT."
At present, the minimum educational requirement for a physical therapist is a master's degree in physical therapy. However, this may change in the near future to a doctorate. The master's degree can take approximately two to three years to complete post bachelor's degree.
The following is written by and according to the U.S. Department of Labor and particular to the education and training required for physical therapist assistants. In most States, physical therapist assistants are required by law to hold an associate degree. The American Physical Therapy...
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) accredits online, physical therapy schools in all states. Therefore, before going to any online, physical therapy school, make sure that the school has accreditation by APTA. These institutes offering accredited online Physical Therapy Programs: A.T....
Massage therapy is for those who are disturbed under respiratory, circulatory and musculoskeletal system. In Physical, it helps improve the body that is drawn from any injury and illnesses, it is also recommended to those who is under stress.   
It can help relieve the symptom of arthritis. there is however no cure at this stage for the damage caused by the disease.
Hi I'm in physical therapy and i really don't think its hard. One place i would recommend is the "Training Room". I go to the one inside Velocity by USA Flooring or something by the McDonald's off of Route 73 or 70 and i would ask for Mandy i love her shes awesome!
Yes. In order to obtain a degree in physical therapy, you must be prepared to take advance levels of chemistry. Being a physical therapist involves having a vast range of knowledge, and chemistry is definitely a part of that.
You can obtain this information by going to www.collegeboard.com/splash/ and using the sites College MatchMaker search engine, or you can also click on the related links below which will take you directly to the site. You can research colleges and universities by name, or by programs of study, or...
Once you qualify and become a registerd physiotherapist you can go on to become a specialist physiotherapist ie in paediatrics, nuerology, orthopaedics, hand therapy animal therapy , hippotherapy, sports etc. You can work within health systems, private practise or industry, you can also go into...
You should visit a doctor in order to see if there is more damage than what has been applied already. You should use a sort of ice pack or heart pack in order to prevent swelling, I wouldn't recommend trying to do it yourself.
THe only disadvantage of physiotherapy that comes to my mind is the  lost time. However, is it a lost time, when you are doing your  recovery? I think not. So, there are no disadvantages of  physiotherapy. This was from me. Oh, yeah, and I would like to  suggest you this rehab center gtarehab...
Traction, or distraction, is the term used to describe the method used to "stretch" the spine. It is meant to simply relieve pressure on nerves, disks, joints, etc. This can not be used 'instead' of chiropractic services, as it is often one component of chiropractic treatment. There is variety...
fruit and veggies help your physical wellness.i play sports and that help me
Therapist's make a good amount of money since they are working in the medical field. It really depends on the location & experience - but they can make anywhere from $40,000 - $100,000 a year. Possibly even more. Hope this helps. :]
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The names often begin with Margaret...1. Maggie Knott who pioneered the technique of PNF.2. Margaret Brunstrom promoted sensory motor training in neurological problems such as Bobath Technique.3. Margaret Rood is yet another leader in sensory motor response and muscle facilitation used in...
There definitely is growth in the PT field. You figure with the aging population getting older, people getting into accidents, people living longer etc., I believe this is a good field to get into.
Because of the down economy, physical therapy jobs can be hard to find. But some senior health services have developed partnerships with employers who are looking to fill open physical therapy jobs immediately. To assist in placement, they provide training, transportation, certification, and...
I skated the day after my injury which its not a good idea. I never went to the doctor and now im having ankle,thigh, and knee pains after a year. Id suggest at least staying off of it for about 4-6 weeks.
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The five dimensions of health are the following: 1.) PHYSICAL HEALTH-ability of human body to function properly2.) MENTAL HEALTH-ability to process information3.) SOCIAL HEALTH-ability to interact with others4) EMOTIONAL HEALTH-ability to cope,adjust,and adapt5.) SPIRITUAL HEALTH-belief in some...
Because of the down economy, physical therapy jobs can be hard to find. But some health services networks have developed partnerships with employers who are looking to fill open physical therapy jobs immediately. To assist in placement, they provide training, transportation, certification, and...
To help others and deal with patients on a one-on-one basis.
There is no particular therapy required after carpal tunnel syndrome surgery. You just take it easy o the hands for a while and then start using them as you normally would.
When it comes to massages age doesn't really matter. If the person is a minor they need consent from their parents/guardians and need to be with the minor at the appointment. If you're wondering about senior citizens, there is not age limit. Although given that senior citizens might have a lot of...
for full body immersion it is 40 to 41 degree Celsius
  The minimum degree at this time for a Physical Therapist is a masters, however it will soon require a doctorate degree.
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