You may not be thinking about physical therapy, and sports medicine in particular, when you turn on your television February 6, but you should. Without a physical therapist on the team, just how many of those players would ever make it to the Super Bowl? Considering the amount of damage a player takes each season, the answer is: not many. In fact, even with physical therapists and doctors available before, during, and after each game, some players are still unable to play through the entire season. For all of those players that are on the field during the Super Bowl, however, you can thank their sports medicine team. Continue reading “Super Bowl XLV 2011 – Sports Medicine Saves the Game”
Continuing our look at our picks for the top attributes for medical professions, we turn to the highly-rewarding field of physical therapy and ask what makes for an effective (and successful) therapist.
Thinking of getting in to this field? Want to weigh-in on what you think makes for an ideal physical therapist? Read on and have your say about the following traits: