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How Can I Train To Be A Sports Or Orthopedic Physical Therapist
PT: The answer depends on the level of education you decide to complete, and whether you plan on specializing in a particular type of physical therapy. For example, someone who decides to complete general studies in physical therapy and obtain a master's degree and then become licensed will need fewer years of educational training than someone who decides to get their license after a doctorate degree. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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No: Certainly not required but absolutely helpful for most. Every person and every injury requires different treatment to heal properly. ...Read more
Masters or PhD: That's a great question. First a pt undergrad degree and lots of experience in sports medicine. Most go on to get a masters or phd in pt as well with some research work. Then intern with an amazing group that will give you experience treating athletes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weak knees: Warm up, stretching, strengthening, cool down. Focus on quads & hams, secondarily core & closed chain. ...Read more
I am going to try out for the cheerleading team, I need to get a physical. What does a sports physical consist of?
Depend on your schoo: this will depend on your school, the rules and guidelines they have. Usually it is a physical examination, and now some schools are doing cardiac evaluations as well. You need to find out what the guidelines are for your school district. Ask your physician and that should help. ...Read more
Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapy, or ot, is the type of therapy that helps a person return to the ability to carry out activities of daily living. That could mean something as simple as putting on a shirt or picking up a spoon, or more sophisticated chores as balancing a checkbook or driving a car. Some view ot as working with the upper extremity and pt with the lower, but that is too simplistic. ...Read more
I need help finding a medical doctor not a chiropractor, to help us brace and do physical therapy with our daughter vs jumping to surgery forscoliosis?
Treatment plan: A physical therapist treats on referral from a physician. They have clinical practices for neuro-rehabilitation, joint and muscle rehabilitation, cardiac rehabilitation, and other specialties. They may be trained in soft tissue or craniosacral manipulation. Chiropractic physicians treat independently, utilizing x-rays, and manipulation of spinal alignment to treat pain and health conditions. ...Read more
Depends: Sorry to say it again but it all depends upon what he injury is. A non displaced fracture is difernet from a fracture that requires reduction , or internal fixation ( surgery) age is a factor not only fo rthe degree of injury but for who one is competing against. For example is a 5 year soccer star or a 21 year old blue liner! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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