CTN.org feature on a typical day for Rachel Chavez, a physical therapist for the County of San Diego's Health & Human Services.
Richard Kring is a Physical Therapist and Director of Clinical Research in Sports Health and Orthopedic Rehabilitation at the Cleveland Clinic. He shares his experiences working in the field of Physical Therapy and advice for finding your niche.
Meet Janette Scardillo, Lieutenant Mike Marmolejo, and Barri Schnall. They are all physical therapists at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. They talk about their jobs and working with patients.
A typical day in the life of a Physical therapist.
Physiotherapists and Chiropractors both work tirelessly to help their patients improve their ability to function and move normally while also investing time and effort into finding a way to reduce a patient's pain. Because both professionals involve working with a patient's ability to move and the reduction of pain, many people get the two fields confused.
Physiotherapists help patients improve and maintain their physical performance and ability to function independently; prevent and manage pain, physical impairments, disabilities and limits to participation; and promote fitness, health and wellness.
A physiotherapist in Penticton shows Brian how she helps people move better, reduce pain, and recover from injuries. She advises patients on how muscles and joints can become stronger and move better.
Neal Reynolds, Premier League Physiotherapist, tells us how to get into sports physiotherapy.