Tag: PT

2012 Salary Survey Results

Physical therapy still a lucrative field, but many factors determine salary differences We asked, you answered. From across the country, 2,123 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, certified athletic trainers and self-described “others” filled out the ADVANCE for Physical Therapy 2012 Salary Survey. Physical therapy…

Treating Patella Fracture

Overstressing patella fractures too soon could hinder the healing process PTA Focus PTAs face many unique challenges when treating a variety of orthopedic patients. To effectively manage orthopedic injuries, PTAs must be knowledgeable of musculoskeletal tissue healing principles, be familiar with various rehabilitation programs,…

E-Stim

Despite health care changes, e-stim retains a role in PT treatment Surviving the Market Changes Functional treatment: it’s a phrase that’s become almost omnipresent in all areas of rehab care. As health care dollars tightened in recent years, the insurance trend has moved toward…

Comparing Flutter Device to IPV

Comparing Flutter Device to IPV By Charles R. Miller, MS, RRT Traditionally, chest physical therapy (CPT) has been used in patients with diseases associated with production of copious secretions and atelectasis. However, an extensive review of CPT by Eid et al.1 shows CPT has only a…

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