• different
  • Contraindications Each Physical Agent or Modality has a different contraindication based on how the tool affects the normal physiologic function of the body and how the tool affects the type of condition possessed by the site to be treated on the patient/client of the PT. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • Kids Developmental Therapy complies with the standards for privacy of patient information required by the Health Insurance Privacy and Accountability Act (HIPAA). (kidsdevelopmentaltherapy.com)
  • There are some modalities that can be used by the patient/client on themselves with instruction and training such as superficial heating agents or hot packs. (wikipedia.org)
  • The aim of a physical therapy session could be to inhibit excessive tone as far as possible, give the patient a sensation of normal position and movement, and to facilitate normal movement patterns. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physical therapists also practise in the non-patient care roles such as health policy, health insurance, health care administration and as health care executives. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • However the Modalities or Physical Agents often have a certain setting or prescribed conditions such as specific temperature, material used, duration of application and positioning that make affect the efficacy or even safety of home use, thus the need for instruction prior to use. (wikipedia.org)
  • pain
  • Microcurrent therapy , also called microcurrent electrical neuromuscular stimulation, is the use of small pulsating currents of electricity for neck and back pain relief. (ahsmiami.com)
  • These and other, more specialized, pain therapies are employed every day at Advance Health Services. (ahsmiami.com)
  • medical
  • Physical therapists are involved in the medical-legal field serving as experts, performing peer review and independent medical examinations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many aspects of the Brattleboro Retreat's medical care and physical design have been adopted by hospitals around the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • It also served to clarify the distinction between physicians and technicians of physical therapy, a stance the American Medical Association had recently adopted. (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • The 2003 Salon.com article "I was a middle-aged virgin", by Michael Castleman, discusses a middle-aged American virgin (Roger Andrews) and his therapy with the sex surrogate Vena Blanchard. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1926: The journal changed its name from the Journal of Radiology to the Archives of Physical Therapy, X-ray, Radium, and was declared the official journal of the American Congress of Physical Therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1930: Albert F. Tyler, MD, presented the Archives to the American Congress of Physical Therapy as a debt-free, unencumbered gift. (wikipedia.org)
  • group
  • The earliest documented origins of actual physical therapy as a professional group date back to Per Henrik Ling, "Father of Swedish Gymnastics," who founded the Royal Central Institute of Gymnastics (RCIG) in 1813 for manipulation, and exercise. (wikipedia.org)
  • single
  • Some couples attend surrogate partner therapy sessions together, while some people (either single or in a couple) attend them alone. (wikipedia.org)