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physical therapy schools in America

Helping someone get (or get back) the ability to painlessly move in every aspect of life is one of the guiding principals of physical therapy. It’s also one of the most rewarding aspects of being a physical therapist.

Finding the right physical therapy school for you to learn at or be affiliated with is a major accomplishment in a career in this gratifying medical field.

Through analysis of admissions, job placement, research achievements, previous rankings and student reviews, we’ve compiled our picks for the top 10 physical therapy schools in America, starting with #1:

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physical therapy schools in America

Helping someone get (or get back) the ability to painlessly move in every aspect of life is one of the guiding principals of physical therapy. It’s also one of the most rewarding aspects of being a physical therapist.

Finding the right physical therapy school for you to learn at or be affiliated with is a major accomplishment in a career in this gratifying medical field.

Through analysis of admissions, job placement, research achievements, previous rankings and student reviews, we’ve compiled our picks for the top 10 physical therapy schools in America, starting with #1:

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How Does Radiation Therapy Work?

by Jennifer Bradford on May 11, 2009

Radiation therapy is a common form of cancer treatment, but few people understand how it actually works.

As you know, your body is made up of thousands of cells. A normal cell in the body will grow and divide to create new cells. Unfortunately, when someone has an illness such as cancer, the cancerous cells grow and divide much faster than the healthy cells and attacks parts of the body with illness and disease. These cells must be destroyed in order to rid the body of cancer, and radiation therapy is one method of doing that.

Radiation therapy is a treatment process that people suffering from certain forms of cancer, such as cancers of the bladder, neck, lung, and head, receive in order to battle the illness and kill off or deform the cells that are attacking the body. It is among the most popular forms of treatment of cancer, and it’s also one of the most effective. A patient can receive external treatment, internal radiation therapy treatment, or systemic radiation therapy as a means of destroying cancerous cells. [click to continue…]

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