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The Transformative Power of Physical Therapy Mentorship: Nurturing Excellence in Patient Care

Physical therapy mentorship is a cornerstone in the development of healthcare professionals, providing a platform for experiential learning and professional growth. In this comprehensive blog article, we delve into the multifaceted benefits of mentorship in the realm of physical therapy, exploring the qualities that make an effective mentor, team building, and the impact of active learning on job satisfaction. We also highlight the significance of regularly scheduled team mentorship meetings ...

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When Do I Get A Shoulder Replacement?

Whether or not you need a shoulder replacement depends on several factors, including the severity of your shoulder pain, the extent of damage to the joint, and how much the pain and stiffness are interfering with your daily activities and quality of life. Your doctor may recommend a shoulder replacement if you have tried other treatments such as physical therapy, medication, and injections without success, and if your pain and ...

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20 POUNDS OVERWEIGHT IS A BIG DEAL

In the physical therapy profession, we concern ourselves with functional movements. Essentially functional movement is our ability (or inability) to move our bodies in space, against gravity, for daily activities.  Activities of daily living (ADL) like standing, climbing stairs, walking, getting in and out of the car and all the movements that almost all of us do on a regular basis and we as a culture consider to be needed ...

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