Innovative and Creative Therapy

Student Develops Online Physical Therapy Tool

April 05, 2012
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  •   Scott Herbert, a student in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac Universitysaw first hand the frustration most Physical Therapists experience when prescribing home exercises to patients. He realized there isn’t much to give in the way of verbal instructions and handouts.… read more

    Students Gain Experience & Help The Community – Nothing Better!

    July 15, 2011
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  • The Department of Physical Therapy at Texas State University, San Marcos is set to receive a great addition to their Balance and Gait Training Program!  This August, just in time for the 2011 fall semester, the InMotion Arm Robot will be delivered.  Around the same time last year, the grant-funded program began… read more

    Gaming & Rehab Taken To The Next Level

    June 22, 2011
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  • Over the last couple of years modern gaming systems, like the Nintendo Wii, have proven to have uses other than just filling up teenagers free time after school.  For instance, the systems have been used in rehab facilities nationwide to help patients progress with therapy. Rehab professionals first used basic… read more

    Another Conference Has Come And Gone

    June 13, 2011
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  • Hi all!  The RehabCare team just returned from having a great time at the 2011 APTA Conference in Maryland.  We met a ton active therapists as well as PT/PTA students and faculty from across the U.S.!  Hopefully everyone in attendance stopped by our booth to receive our coveted bags and… read more

    “Smart” Idea From RehabCare

    July 30, 2010
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  • Since RehabCare is a leading provider in physical rehabilitation services, we are always trying to stay ahead of the game.  This year we are doing just that with the roll out of Smart Mobile to our Skilled Nursing Rehabilitation Services division.  The Smart Mobile technology is efficient, comprehensive and just… read more

    High School Students Turn Wii Remote into PT Tool

    May 15, 2010
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  • Check out this senior project that three high school students from Fremont, Ohio completed to help patients with their therapy. We’ve heard a lot of news about therapists using the Nintendo Wii games to aid in patient therapy, but this new device will actually transmit the results of the exercise… read more

    The Wii Isn’t Just Your Normal Video Gaming System

    January 27, 2010
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  • Needless to say, the Nintendo Wii System has been the craze amongst not only children but adults for the last couple years.This system simulates the activity therefore requiring the player to perform coordinated dynamic movements. Not only is this a great way to enjoy interactive games with friends, or do… read more

    Virtual Therapy at UAB

    December 04, 2009
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  • The Department of mechanical engineering at University of Alabama-Birmingham is working on a 3D virtual lab that will simulate everything from skiing to surgery and physical therapy.  The program is still in the design stages but the engineers hope that the program will soon be able to depict a patients… read more

    Man’s Best Friend

    October 26, 2009
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  • I love my dogs.  They keep me active, they give me love, and they make me laugh!  But, never did I think that they could help with my rehabilitation if I ever needed it.  That was, however, until I read Therapeutic Animals, an article on ADVANCE.com.  As is told in the… read more

    Grad Student Uses Karaoke In Therapy Session

    July 23, 2008
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  • This is truly something unique and exciting to watch.  Teresa Bularz, who is a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater speech pathology graduate student, has posted a video on YouTube of a therapy session she conducted using karaoke for a patient who suffered a traumatic brain injury several years ago.  I find it… read more