Play is a vital part of physical therapy for children with autism, cerebral palsy, or other developmental disabilities. Two moms and bloggers discuss raising kids with different abilities and share toy tips. A PT provides further advice.
Physical therapist Sherri Betz describes the differences between osteopenia, osteoporosis, and osteoarthritis. She also highlights the importance of strength-building exercise to prevent and improve bone loss.
What’s it like to have long COVID? What’s the best way to address it? A physical therapist shares his knowledge of the condition from several perspectives.
Christina Iversen shares about living with juvenile arthritis and offers support and hope for others with the condition, and for parents seeking to ensure that their child experiences life to the fullest.
Learn about the kinds of headaches physical therapist can treat.
Jennifer looked for and got help from medical providers. She did everything she was told to do, but nothing worked. In pain, inactive, and gaining weight, Jennifer was discouraged. Then she found help from physical therapists.
MOVEMENT2BE motivates kids, who might not otherwise have access to team sports and extracurricular activities, to value and take part in physical activities to achieve a healthy life.
People recovering from the most severe effects of the novel coronavirus, may have a long road ahead, physical therapists are already playing an essential role in their care. And physical therapy will continue to be needed by many long after they leave the hospital. https://www.choosept.com/radio/detail/physical-therapy-s-role-in-fight-against-covid-19
COVID-19 has dramatically increased the interest in telehealth services. Listen in as U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs lead PT Christi Crawford discusses the benefits of telehealth for veterans, their caregivers, and health care providers. https://www.choosept.com/radio/detail/telehealth-physical-therapy-why-now-more-than-ever