Entries by bestPT

The Life-Giving Current: Benefits of Aquatic Therapy for Physical Therapy Patients

Physical therapy offers a lifeline for individuals recovering from injuries, managing chronic conditions, and seeking improved physical function. Among its innovative tools, aquatic therapy stands out, harnessing the unique properties of water to create a gentle yet effective rehabilitation environment. This article delves into the diverse benefits of aquatic therapy, exploring how it empowers physical…

Rejuvenating Currents: Exploring the Use of Electrical Stimulation in Physical Therapy

Physical therapy plays a crucial role in helping individuals recover from injuries, manage chronic conditions, and improve their overall physical function. Among the diverse tools in its arsenal, electrical stimulation (e-stim) stands out as a unique and effective technique. By harnessing the power of electricity, e-stim offers a non-invasive approach to address various issues, from…

Empowering Through Knowledge: The Importance of Patient Education in Physical Therapy

Knowledge is Power: Unveiling the Benefits of Patient Education: Imagine embarking on a physical therapy journey feeling informed, empowered, and actively involved in your own recovery. That’s the magic of patient education! Here’s how it benefits you: Improved Treatment Adherence: Understanding your condition, treatment goals, and the rationale behind exercises fosters motivation and commitment to…

Triumphant Comeback: The Role of Physical Therapy in Sports Injury Rehabilitation

For athletes, injuries are an unwelcome reality, often threatening their performance and dreams. Fortunately, the dedicated field of sports physical therapy stands as a beacon of hope, offering a pathway to recovery and triumphant returns. This article delves into the crucial role of physical therapy in sports injury rehabilitation, exploring its benefits, key components, and…

Beyond Bandages and Balance: The Future of Physical Therapy in a Tech-Infused World

Physical therapy, long established as a cornerstone of rehabilitation and wellness, is poised for a transformative journey. As technology permeates every facet of our lives, its impact on healthcare is undeniable, and physical therapy is no exception. This article delves into the captivating landscape of emerging trends and technologies shaping the future of physical therapy,…

Let’s Talk About Food

Let’s Talk About Food Nick Blonski, UNM DPT ’21 As physical therapists in the world of direct access many times we are the first people to welcome physical therapists into the world of health care. One of our main jobs as physical therapists is to do a comprehensive systems screen and provide a full evaluation…