Becoming a Physical Therapist: The Complete Guide (Hardcover)

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Physical therapy is a healthcare profession concerned with the application of manual therapy, biomechanics or kinesiology, exercise therapy, electrotherapy, etc. to treat impairments and promote mobility and function.The purpose of physical therapy is to enhance a patient's quality of life through the effective diagnosis, prognosis, intervention and education of patients. Some specialization areas of physical therapy are cardiovascular and pulmonary physiotherapy, geriatric, integumentary, orthopedic and neurological physical therapy, among others. The outcomes of physical therapy typically include the management of pain, ability to perform activities of daily living, management of depression, etc. This book is a compilation of topics that discuss the most vital concepts in the field of physical therapy. Different approaches, evaluations and methodologies have been included in this book. It aims to serve as a resource guide for students and experts alike.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781639878093
ISBN-10: 1639878092
Publisher: Murphy & Moore Publishing
Publication Date: September 26th, 2023
Pages: 207
Language: English