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Annual Physical Therapy Visits Are Critical for Elderly Health

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

For elderly adults, an annual visit to a physical therapist is critical to ensuring their long-term health and physical mobility.
Dr. Anna Friedman, owner of Seattle's RET Physical Therapy Group, says that yearly PT visits can help older adults stay mobile and strong. The essential examinations reveal future issues that can limit their independence.

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Speech Therapy: From Mutism to the Voice of Her Class

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 5, 2018 8:00:00 AM

When people think of speech therapy, they often imagine a child who struggles to pronounce words correctly. Sometimes, though, the problem is with even getting the words out at all, as was the case for Poppy, a six-year-old girl living in the United Kingdom who suffered from selective mutism. For Poppy her selective mutism included the fear of anyone, including her family members, hearing her voice.

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Acing an Occupational Therapist Job Interview

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 29, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you recently completed your degree in occupational therapy, you are likely eager to start working. Before you can get your perfect job, though, you will likely need to go through the interview process, possibly several times. While not every interviewer is going to ask the exact same questions, there are several types of questions you should be prepared to answer.

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3 Keys to Successful Speech Therapy: Patience, Repetition, and Google?

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 22, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When it comes to speech therapy, it can be frustrating for children as well as their parents if the child does not appear to be making progress. Whether your child has non-existent or limited language skills or the problem is simply a matter of pronunciation, one important thing to remember is that progress can take time, patience, and repetition.

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Speech Language Pathologist Evaluations for Children

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Your child was referred to a speech-language pathologist for an evaluation. Evaluation is key in determining the speech-language areas that need addressing. But now what? How should you prepare your child? What are the speech-language pathologists evaluating? What will the evaluation tell me?

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Speech Therapy - Different Approaches for Different People

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 8, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When people think of speech therapy, they often imagine a child who stutters or otherwise has a speech disorder. While people who stutter or who have a speech disorder can benefit from therapy, there are a variety of other reasons people may need the help of a speech therapist.

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Benefits of a Career in Physical Therapy

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 1, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you are interested in working in the healthcare industry and want to help other people, a great career to pursue would be to become a physical therapist. There is a range of different benefits that come to those who work in physical therapy.

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Defeating Vocal Fry With Speech Therapy

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 24, 2017 8:00:00 AM

You may not have noticed vocal fry before, but once you recognize it, you'll hear it everywhere. Most famously used by the Kardashians, vocal fry is the sound made when someone speaks in a low tone, so their vocal cords are relaxed, but without much force behind the breath. The result is a rough, gravelly voice. You'll generally hear it at the end of sentences, and it gives the impression of a relaxed, more casual style of interaction.

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Bots May Increase the Human Connection in Physical Therapy

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 17, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Physical Therapists have a very difficult job. They help patients facing disability get or keep their lives on track. This not only requires skill but it requires trust.

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Get Accurate Physical Therapy Information Via Wi-Fi

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 10, 2017 8:00:00 AM

It seems that everything can now be either controlled or monitored by Wi-Fi. The lights in your house, the diagnostics of your car, even your exercise routine. And now, the latest therapy innovation uses wi-fi to record your progress and upload it to the cloud.

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