Rehabilitation

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Rehabilitation

The restoration of former rights, authority, or abilities.

The process of rehabilitating a witness involves restoring the credibility of the witness following Impeachment by the opposing party. Rehabilitating a prisoner refers to preparing him or her for a productive life upon release from prison.

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Perhaps there is some confusion over what constitutes conservative management, but when there is a choice between physical therapy and corticosteroid injections, it seems that the latter is more commonly being selected.
Edwards I, Delany CM, Townsend AF and Swisher LL (2011) New Perspectives on the Theory of Justice: Implications for Physical Therapy Ethics and Clinical Practice Physical Therapy 91:1642-1652; http://ptjournal.apta.org/ content/91/11/1642.full.pdf+html
The evidence revealed through these articles, and the methods used by the authors, provide models for the management and quality improvement processes in our physical therapy departments.
It is important for consumers to know that there are effective, conservative solutions such as physical therapy available," said study's lead researcher and APTA spokesman Michael Walker, PT, DSc, OCS, CSCS, FAAOMPT.
PURPOSE: The book aims to provide a comprehensive reference tool for physical therapy students and practitioners to use when documenting in current practice setting.
The study included 23 men and 24 women; 1 patient withdrew from the manual physical therapy group and 2 withdrew from the global therapeutic massage group, leaving 44 patients who completed the study.
Established in 1990, Darien-based Moore currently operates physical therapy facilities in Stamford, Darien and Fairfield.
POLESTAR PILATES CENTER A comprehensive physical therapy center that specializes in performing arts and performance enhancement utilizing Pilates, Gyrotonic[R], manual therapy, body rolling and more.
Using the treadmill and gait analysis, the patient puts together all of the different stages of their physical therapy. Efficient running strategies called "glides" are used to increase balance and coordination.
To find time to pursue a career as a model/ actress, you'll eventually have to give up your cosmetology job, or the fall-time pursuit of your physical therapy studies.
Participating residents gather in the physical therapy studio, where they socialize until class begins, which is for many residents the key motivation to attend class.
The physical therapy program is planned via a team approach among physiatrist, staff geriatrician, and the physical therapist.

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