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  1. Physical Therapy Karly Pugh AP English Literature and Composition Mrs. Saunders

  2. Physical Therapy • Why physical therapy? • Curiosity • Possible career path • Learning stretch • Experience

  3. History • First recorded forms of physical therapy • The start in the U.S. • Effects of the war and polio on the profession

  4. Physical Therapy as a Job • What do they do? • What is the purpose of working with a PT? • What do PTs test? • Why would someone need PT?

  5. Equipment and Techniques • Why are lifting aides necessary? • Ice vs heat • Massage, gait training, and other techniques

  6. A Typical Session • 30 or 60 minutes • Warm-up • Stretches • Strengthening exercises • Evaluation • Comparison

  7. Characteristics of a Physical Therapist • Patience • People skills • Positive attitude • Sensitivity • Communication skills

  8. Requirements • Minimum education level • License vs certification

  9. Product • Brochure • Athletes: runners • My observation • 15 hours • First-hand look at the job

  10. Mentor • Jennifer Thomas • Deep River Rehabilitation

  11. Obstacles • Obstacles • Time management • Scheduling

  12. Interesting Items • Injury • Crush injuries • Fact: • Amount of exercises

  13. Q & A • Thank you for your time. • Are there any questions?

  14. Sources: • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/75/Exercise_to_shoulder_and_elbow_to_increase_motion_following_fracture_and_dislocation_of_humerous_is_being_given_by_an..._-_NARA_-_522885.tif/lossy-page1-300px-Exercise_to_shoulder_and_elbow_to_increase_motion_following_fracture_and_dislocation_of_humerous_is_being_given_by_an..._-_NARA_-_522885.tif.jpg • http://www.jroseintegrativetherapy.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/PT.jpg • https://www.google.com/search?q=physical+therapy&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=pWuTUo7GKMq-sQT1pYKIBg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=623#facrc=_&imgdii=_&imgrc=_0MXLIyhuFrdlM%3A%3BLHqRR7rGE8YVPM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.ct.gov%252Fdph%252Flib%252Fdph%252Fphho%252Fphysical_therapists%252Fphysical_therapy.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.ct.gov%252FDPH%252Fcwp%252Fview.asp%253Fa%253D3143%2526q%253D388934%2526dphNav_GID%253D1830%3B1280%3B1024 • http://www.sapling-inc.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/4673-clocks-81.jpg • http://schools.naperville203.org/madison/assets/assets/calendar_clipart.gif • https://www.google.com/search?q=q+and+a&rlz=1C2CHJX_enUS452US456&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=NvyxUv_JBtLnsATDs4HgAg&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=666#facrc=_&imgdii=_&imgrc=BQpL22DJ3F7zRM%3A%3BtWNqJO3E26PoIM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fpremium.wpmudev.org%252Fblog%252Fwp-content%252Fuploads%252F2011%252F10%252Fq-and-a-big.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fpremium.wpmudev.org%252Fblog%252Fhow-to-turn-your-website-into-an-automated-sales-machine-part-iii%252F%3B623%3B350