Posts tagged with 'physical-therapists'
Welcome to National Physical Therapy MonthRead the rest of this entry »
Whoever first said the cure is worse than the illness must have been treated by a physical therapist.
The bending and stretching and twisting and turning and all the other manipulations and exercises they put you through might make you wonder if your physical therapist wasn’t a medieval torturer in a past life. But just when you’re thinking of giving up, you discover you can move your shoulder more naturally; …
Virtual Reality Is the Newest Tool In Physical TherapyRead the rest of this entry »
Virtual reality, once the domain of goggle-wearing teenage video game warriors, is fast becoming a tool of physical therapists, who, appropriately enough, are using it in the rehabilitation of injured military veterans. With the help of CAREN (Computer-Assisted Rehab Environment), a simulator the size of a room, physical therapists are teaching wounded service members including amputees how to cope with their disability. In other cases, they are aiding their rehabilitation …