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Can You Tell Me Everything There Is to Know About Being a Occupational Therapist and the Career Path?

by zabethanne Question by Sierra: Can you tell me everything there is to know about being a occupational therapist and the career path? Best answer: Answer by DGo do some research: aota.org No one can tell you everything you need to know. Find out the basics, do some research, and then come back with some intelligent and specific questions. Answer by Mike CHere is a jd hope it helps: http://free-job-descriptions.com/occupational-therapist/4553259826 Know better? Leave your own answer in the comments!     Read ...

HealthSouth Construction Cranks Up, Adding 120 Jobs

...  construction cranks up, adding 120 jobs Operated by HealthSouth Corp, the 50-bed comprehensive physical rehabilitation hospital will be located on Newnan Crossing Boulevard East near Interstate 85. The $ 22 million investment will generate 120 full-time jobs with salaries averaging $ 50,000, … Read more on The Citizen.com Monday Medical: April is occupational therapy month For example, a physical therapist may work with a patient on regaining strength and balance, while an occupational therapist works on cognition and learning specific tasks to help the patient navigate through their daily activities. “We do not help … Read more on Steamboat Pilot & Today Tags: occupational therapist, occupational therapy, physical rehabilitation, physical therapist, rehabilitation hospital ...

Graston Technique Demonstration

  Graston Technique Demonstration – Jackie Shakar, MS, PT, ATC, from Graston Technique gives a demonstration of this interdisciplinary treatment used by nearly 5000 clinicians including athleti…   Riverview column: Occupational therapy gives you back your life Riverview's experienced occupational therapists use a variety of manual techniques, exercises, education, modalities and specialized equipment to promote a successful recovery. … In addition to treatment of shoulder, elbow, wrist or hand pain … Read more on Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Read more... ...

Different Types of Therapists?

...  by NoOneYouNeedToKnow: Different types of Therapists? Ok I’m thinking about being a therapist and I’m wondering what types there are like physical..etc. I just need an idea of the different departments I can choose from. Thanks for your help :) Best answer: Answer by mistifyFirst are the rehabilitation types of therapists: Physical Therapist Occupational Therapist Speech Language Pathologist Recreational Therapists Then there are the Psychologically based therapies: Psychologist (Psychotherapist) Clinical Social Worker Neuropsychologists, etc (I’m sure there’s more Then there are also careers that might be considered “therapists” or at least consultants: Audiologists Deafness rehabilitation counselors Respiriatory Therapists Child life specialists. Read ...

Paralyzed Madison Combat Vet Goes 'RoboCop'

...  strokes … Read more on Foster’s Daily Democrat Health and Social Care Committee – Meeting Transcript – 03 April 2014 However, among professions allied to medicine—physiotherapists, occupational therapists and radiographers—it is way over 50% already. Among doctors, we are ….. [64] Rebecca Evans: I met last week with Hywel Dda health board, and I was told about … Read more on DeHavilland (press release) (subscription) Tags: science fiction, occupational therapist, occupational therapists, spinal cord ...

What Is a Occupational Therapist?

...  by WB L: what is a occupational therapist? Best answer: Answer by mistifyAn occupational therapist is much like a physical therapist in that they work with people who have some type of “functional limitation” or inability or difficulty to do something that allows someone to interact with their environmment. More specifically, an OT helps restore function related to the “self” or “job”…this could include dressing, cooking, manipulating small objects, writing, driving, etc. They do this by first performing an evaluation to ...

Physical Therapy Clinics for Sale: Choosing the Right Physical Therapy Clinic

A Physical Therapy Clinic is a place where people with injuries, disabilities, and certain physical conditions can go to get professional treatment for their ailments. The clinics offer treatments daily from Mondays through Fridays with some staying open even on Saturdays. These clinics are staffed with physical therapists and their assistants, all of that are board-certified and able to handle various cases as patients show them. Patients must be referred by other qualified doctors to allow them to be seen and evaluated by physical therapists within their clinics. Many referrals result from neurologists, geriatrics, orthopedics and sports medicine physicians. Other physicians with specialties in pediatrics, cardiologists, podiatrists and internists also refer patients who’ve concerns with respect to their mobility and physical functioning. Therapists are not allowed to treat patients without these referrals. Read more... ...