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Three Reasons You May Need Physical Therapy Services

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

When people think of physical therapy, they often think of someone using the services to recover from a surgery or injury. While many people use such therapy to recover from an injury or a surgery, there are a variety of other reasons people may need the services of a physical therapist.

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A Cow Mishap and Other Reasons to Choose a Physical Therapy Career

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

There are many reasons people choose a certain career path. Maybe a friend or family member worked in that field. Perhaps, the person has always had an interest in the subject. Maybe, the person was motivated by the salary of a specific profession. For some people, their career choice comes about because they needed the services of someone in that profession, and they want to help someone else in a similar situation.

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Various Speech Therapy Options to Meet Your Child's Needs

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

An estimated 5 to 8 percent of children in the United States display speech problems, which if not remedied, could lead to social and economic issues as they get older. Fortunately, speech therapy can help many of these children resolve their speech and language problems. With increases in technology, there are several options for this form of therapy.

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Swimming with the Sharks? Water Physical Therapy for Children

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Many people will never get the opportunity to swim with sharks. Recently, though, several young physical therapy patients in Georgia got the opportunity to swim with whale sharks and other fish in the Georgia Aquarium. While swimming with the shark was a fun experience for the children, the experience was about more than just the stories and pictures they can share with their friends.

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Unique Camp Provides Speech Therapy and Other Skills

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 18, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Many people take talking and other communication skills for granted. Yet, for some kids, forming the words they want to say can be a struggle. Unfortunately, as kids struggle to express themselves, they sometimes get frustrated and close themselves off, limiting their communication even more.

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Three Ways to Meet Speech Therapy Needs This Summer

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 11, 2017 8:00:00 AM

With summer upon us, kids want to have fun, and sometimes academics, including speech therapy, get pushed to the side. Fortunately, there are several things you can do this summer to ensure that your child's therapy needs are met.

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Physical Therapists Share the Body Part That Causes the Most Pain

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Quick, what’s the body part that causes the most pain? You might guess the back, the neck, the ankles, or the feet. If so, you would be wrong. The fascia is actually the cause of the most pain in the body. Unfortunately, unless you are a physical therapist or otherwise work with the muscles and tissues in the human body, you may have never even heard of fascia.

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Three Reasons Recent Graduates Make Great Occupational Therapists

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you are looking to hire an occupational therapist for your company, on the surface, it may seem that hiring someone with experience is the best decision. The person knows how to do the work. They have worked in the field for years. The training process would be minimal. A newly graduated OT, though, might be the best addition to your company for several reasons.

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Physical Therapy Connection for 6 Year Old Amputee and Dog Missing Leg

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 21, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Losing a limb is a devastating experience for anyone. Without the right attitude and a physical therapy program created specifically for her, things could have been especially devastating for Tessa Puma, a 6-year-old girl from Ohio recently had to have her left leg amputated.

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Great Facebook Groups for Speech Language Pathologists

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM

No matter where you are in your speech therapy career, joining Facebook groups will allow you to connect with other people who have similar career aspirations. To ensure you get accepted to groups sooner, be sure you are listed as a Speech-Language Pathologist before attempting to join any SLP groups,

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