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Weekly Recap: The Painful Truth

Tuesday: This unit has been our first exposure to a critical component of patient care- pain management. Today we moved from the neurological aspects of pain to the psychosocial. 501 more words

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The Road to USC (and Speech Therapy) After a Stroke

For almost a week, I called different departments at USC Keck School of Medicine, wanting to speak to someone about how to get speech therapy with vital stimulation for my father. 1,235 more words

Fitness Friday - Physical Therapy

Whenever somebody new or not really acquainted with our clinic asks us about where we work and just what we all do we frequently get lots of queries about Physical Rehabilitation.  21 more words

A Stimulating Week

The last 5 days of class were a whirlwind. I feel like we’re really starting to enter into units that are more intervention- and examination-based. Not that I find patient interviews and taking medical history uninteresting, but I’m itching to start doing, you know, physical therapy. 286 more words

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Electronic Training Devices

“Remote collar,” “electronic collar,” and “shock collar” are terms used to describe electronic training devices. Common variables of all of these devices include the level of shock or stimulation, the quality of the equipment, and the person with the control device. 146 more words

Health And Safety

The “Shocking” New Fitness Fad: Electrical Stimulation Units for Muscle Recovery

By Joe Ascher, PT, DPT

Recently we have seen a real “surge” in advertising for electrical stimulation units directed at “amping” up muscle recovery in athletes. 442 more words