Many people interested in a career as a PTA ask questions like, “where do physical therapist assistants work”, “where can physical therapist assistants work?” and “how to become a physical therapist assistant“. These are important questions to research and while you are studying in your physical therapy assisting program you should be considering the many […]Continue Reading
Occupational Therapy vs Physical Therapy
When comparing occupational therapy vs physical therapy the main difference is that: The goal of OT is to improve the patient’s ability to be independent in performing daily life activities (ADL: Activities of Daily Living) The goal of PT is to help the patient improve their body movement. From this main difference comes another distinction […]Continue Reading
What Does a Physical Therapist Assistant Do?
Physical Therapist Assistants, also known as PTAs, work under close supervision and direction of physical therapists, along with other physical therapy aides and PTAs. Together, they help restore patients’ ability to move and perform their full range of motion. In particular, they work with injured clients, to strengthen their muscle groups back to normal strength, […]Continue Reading
The Future of Physical Therapy: Brain Stimulation & Computer Modeled PT Regimens
It has been said that the future of physical therapy is here and that it requires strong therapist/patient relationships and great communication. Although this is true, there are also technological advances in physical therapy that further support the notion that the future is here. We’ve talked about physical therapy for stroke patients before. According the […]Continue Reading