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Physical Therapy. Karly Pugh AP English Literature and Composition Mrs. Saunders. Physical Therapy. Why chosen? Curiosity Possible career path Learning stretch Experience . History. First recorded forms of physical therapy The start in the U.S.

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Physical therapy

Physical Therapy

Karly Pugh

AP English Literature and Composition

Mrs. Saunders


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Physical Therapy

  • Why chosen?

    • Curiosity

    • Possible career path

  • Learning stretch

    • Experience


History

History

  • First recorded forms of physical therapy

  • The start in the U.S.

  • Effects of the war and polio on the profession


Pt as a job

PT as a job

  • What do they do?

  • What is the purpose of working with a PT?

  • What do PTs test?

  • Why would someone need PT?


Equipment and techniques

Equipment and Techniques

  • Why are lifting aides necessary?

  • Ice vs heat

  • Massage, gait training, and other techniques


A typical session

A typical session

  • 30 or 60 minutes

  • Warm-up

  • Stretches

  • Strengthening exercises

  • Evaluation

  • Comparison


Characteristics of a pt

Characteristics of a PT

  • Patience

  • People skills

  • Positive attitude

  • Sensitivity

  • Communication skills


Requirements

Requirements

  • Minimum education level

  • License vs certification


Product

Product

  • Brochure

    • Athletes: runners

  • My observation

    • 15 hours

    • First-hand look at the job


Mentor

Mentor

  • Jennifer Thomas

  • Deep River Rehabilitation


What i learned

What I learned

  • Profession as a whole

  • Requirements


Obstacles

Obstacles

  • Finding time

  • Crush injuries

  • Interesting Fact

    • The amount of exercises


Physical therapy

Q & A

  • Thank you for your time.

  • Are there any questions?


Sources

Sources:

  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/75/Exercise_to_shoulder_and_elbow_to_increase_motion_following_fracture_and_dislocation_of_humerous_is_being_given_by_an..._-_NARA_-_522885.tif/lossy-page1-300px-Exercise_to_shoulder_and_elbow_to_increase_motion_following_fracture_and_dislocation_of_humerous_is_being_given_by_an..._-_NARA_-_522885.tif.jpg

  • http://www.jroseintegrativetherapy.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/PT.jpg

  • https://www.google.com/search?q=physical+therapy&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=pWuTUo7GKMq-sQT1pYKIBg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=623#facrc=_&imgdii=_&imgrc=_0MXLIyhuFrdlM%3A%3BLHqRR7rGE8YVPM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.ct.gov%252Fdph%252Flib%252Fdph%252Fphho%252Fphysical_therapists%252Fphysical_therapy.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.ct.gov%252FDPH%252Fcwp%252Fview.asp%253Fa%253D3143%2526q%253D388934%2526dphNav_GID%253D1830%3B1280%3B1024


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